HBO joins the madding iPhone apps crowd with its own HBO Mobile iPhone app. And since they are rather a little late in this genre with other cable networks like Discovery, AMC and other already into it, HBO made sure that its iPhone app is peppered with great features to make it stand out from the rest of the crowd.
So, you got program guides, schedules as well as social sharing features and a heap of interactive features Â including show descriptions and other details, cast and character profiles, episode guides, video clips and photos of Â various HBO programs. For movies, the app even provides you with trailers, yup, right on your iPhone.
To boost its on-demand programs, the HBO Mobile iPhone lets you surf through its VOD service catalog. Â And for those who always miss HBO shows and movies, you can set up an alerting service that will send you SMS messages whenever a show you’ve been wanting to watch will be on HBO.
For its social networking features, HBO Mobile lets you share shows, movies and HBO programs that you are planning to watch with your Twitter or Facebook contacts. You can also share this via the embedded email app.
HBO Mobile is a free app. If you spend more hours at your home watching HBO features, this app is definitely for you. You’d love the nice interface and easy navigation features of this iPhone app.
Originally posted on December 24, 2009 @ 10:07 pm