Warner Bros. Inc.s WBD streaming service HBO Max‘S Recently renamed to just “Max” is gone Apple Inc.s AAPL Mac Users without an app.
What happened: An Apple analyst said on Saturday Mark Gurman gained weight Twitter and echoed the sentiments of millions of Apple users worldwide, stating that renaming HBO Max to Max “destroyed the old HBO Max app on the Mac App Store.”
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What’s worse is that the platform “hasn’t bothered” to release a replacement or enable the new iPad app to run on the Mac.
Gurman ended his tweet by asking questions about the company’s decision to make Max a new app instead of simply updating the HBO Max app.
Still, it seems that while many users aren’t happy with the way the much-anticipated HBO Max rebrand has been handled, Comcast Corporation CMCSA streaming video on demand service, peacock wasted No time to troll your rival. ‘
For the uninitiated, Max is currently available for a monthly subscription of $19.99 or an annual fee of $199.99. The current plan for existing HBO Max subscribers will remain available for at least the next six months after launch.
Why it matters: This is one of many things that may have disappointed some HBO Max users.
Max’s rocky start following the HBO Max rebranding resulted in massive problems for subscribers, possibly due to the creation of a new app instead of a simple rebrand.
The issue resulted in many users being unable to sign in, experiencing frequent crashes, laggy video streaming, mismatched subtitles, limited access to content, unexpected commercials, and frustrating screens with sound but no video.
Here are some tweets from Tuesday:
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