HBO Go streaming app comes to the Kindle Fire

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You already stream shows and movies on your Kindle Fire via Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Instant Video, but if you're an HBO fan, you'll love the newest addition to the tiny tablet's arsenal of streaming apps: HBO Go. Starting today, you can download the HBO Go app from the Amazon Appstore for free and start streaming shows such as Game of Thrones and True Blood.

HBO Go, which also recently became available for Xbox 360, works in conjunction with an HBO subscription. Its arrival to the Kindle Fire marks the first time it becomes available on an Android tablet, though Kindle Fire can barely be classified as one since it comes installed with a heavily altered Amazon version of the Android platform. Android smartphone, iPhone, and iPad owners have long been able to stream with the app.

The HBO Go app will be available on the Amazon App Store sometime today, June 27. Unfortunately, if you're a Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks, or Insight cable subscriber, you won't be able to access the app on your Kindle Fire just yet. HBO promises, however, to bring the app the app to you shortly after the initial rollout, so you can stream shows on your tablet.

This article was written by Mariella Moon and originally appeared on Tecca

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