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February 6 2015

PHDownload: Our pick from the world of media


Everything you need to know about what went down in media this week,snapping to it, social platform cross-dressing, and wanting to be a wallet, are ways to know you are trending in 2015. Australia has been given its marching orders, as Netflix gets set for its Australian launch; but will the ‘price be right’ to march into the lead of the local market? Plus Google takes a magic leap developing a patent for at the cutting edge of retina display, literally! AND just in time for Valentine’s Day, a new mobile app, allows singles to take their invisible friendships to the next level of commitment… Bursting the love bubble for blow-up dolls the world over, with a real-time invisible boy/girl-friend… the irony.
It’s a lot to take in, read it to be on the win…and have a great week people…

PHDownload - social

Social Cross Dressing and Real Time Content via Invisible Relationships…

Growing into young adults, social media is maturing into more than just platform to communicate. Find out what the Top 5 Social Media Marketing Trends are in this article below. Read more.

PHDownload - digital

Netflix to launch in AU

After much anticipation, Netflix the US based movie and TV subscription streaming service will launch in Australia and New Zealand in March 2015. The pricing for the service is yet to be determined but there is already competition with competitor STAN and FOXTEL vying for subscribers. Australian users will be able to sign-up for a one month free trial then move onto Netflix’s three-tiered pricing plans, which include options to stream “standard definition video, high-definition and 4K ultra-HD, to one or more screens at a time. It will be interesting to see if these new streaming services will affect traditional TV viewership. Read more.

PHDownload - technology

Google supported Magic Leap files patents for a product to project images straight on your retina

Patents suggest a headset much like a pair of goggles connected to a hardware pouch that will project images to your eye for immersive augmented reality. This coupled with Microsoft’s HoloLens reveal gives a very clear direction for what life will be like in the future. Hopefully no funny goggles required. Read more.

PHDownload - mobile

Need a Girlfriend for Valentine’s Day pronto? We have the answer for you.

Invisible Girlfriend is a new App which will send convincing text messages and even voicemails from a virtual partner as ‘proof’ of a relationship. The App was created so that single people under pressure to find a partner, can practice flirting, or simply use the service to keep well-meaning relatives off their back. Users will be able to send and receive up to 100 voicemails and messages for $25/month. The Messages are hand curated by selected group of ‘love professionals’ and the creators of the App intend to incorporate the opportunity to send and receive gifts like Roses and Chocolates in the near future.Read more

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