[{"ID":18011,"post_author":"105","post_date":"2017-11-16 22:31:55","post_date_gmt":"2017-11-16 11:31:55","post_content":"

If you've ever wanted to pilot Luke Skywalker's X-Wing or\u00a0Darth Vader's TIE fighter, now you can with a new range of drones inspired by the Star Wars franchise.<\/h2>\r\nThe collection features three of the most popular Star Wars flying fighters - the\u00a0Star Wars 74-Speeder Bike\u2122, the\u00a0Star Wars TIE Advancedx1\u2122\u00a0and the\u00a0Star Wars T-65 X-Wing\u2122 - beginning\u00a0a new era of drone gaming through Propel's world-class innovation and technology.\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_18021\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"1600\"]\"1600 The go-to Starfighter of the Rebel Alliance, this all-purpose craft with its exceptional speed and combat performance will serve well during aerial battles.[\/caption]\r\n

Wanting to maintain the image and continuity of the Star Wars world, Propel had to create a brand new technology, that being\u00a0Reverse Propulsion technology. This means that the propellers are placed on the bottom of the drone rather than the top, resulting in the fighter looking like a fighter and not a drone as we know it. The propellers are also clear, making them virtually invisible when in flight.<\/p>\r\n

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The long and arduous journey for propel has been extremely rewarding one, with their engineers creating\u00a0such a sleek and well thought out design. Bringing the vehicles from the Star Wars galaxy to ours.\u00a0With a top speed of 45km per hour, experienced pilots will be able to harness the force in their own hands, becoming the heroes of the battlefield.<\/p>\r\n

These drones also accommodate novices with T-mode (training mode), which sees the drone's speed reduced by 30 per cent (of its slowest speed mode). As well as being extremely docile, each fighter will not fly higher than three meters off the ground stopping the drone from suddenly crashing into the floor. Not that it would be an issue if the drone did crash to the ground. Propel injects the drones in a unique polymer which makes the drone virtually indestructible, being able to bend and stretch at will.<\/p>\r\n

Propel has created an enthralling experience for Star Wars fans, gamers and tech geeks by utilising a free smart phone app to teach users how to fly before they do in real life. There are 34 specifically-designed training missions to prepare you for\u00a0drone\u00a0battles being an extreme step forward for a new generation of gaming. The App also tracks every battle you compete in, saving all battle stats to your unique gamer profile.<\/p>\r\n

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At the heart of the gaming platform is Intelligent Awareness Technology, that provides a real-time interactive gaming experience like no other. This includes Star Wars characters speaking directly to you from the controller, coaching you on how to shoot down your enemy.<\/p>\r\n

The key ability of these drones and their unique way of 'battling' comes with the utilisation of Lifi capabilties, the next generation\u00a0data transfer technology. LiFi is 100 times faster than Wi-Fi, allowing for Light-Speed information transmission resulting in an instantaneous battling experience with up to 12 drones in the air at one time! This means you can shoot down a TIE fighter with ease as your X-Wing flies through the sky(walker) and dodges incoming fire from other members of the dark side trying to take you down.<\/p>\r\n

The most awesome part about this new technology is the possibility of the gaming functions for the future. With drone battles being conducted around the world, it will soon be possible to create worldwide tournaments and leader boards for determined pilots to reach their highest potential and climb in the world's rankings. These drones are out of this world!<\/p>\r\n

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With the December 14 premiere of\u00a0Star Wars: The Last Jedi<\/a>, Propel is also releasing 1,977 Limited Edition souvenir boxed drones to celebrate the year the first Star Wars movie aired on the big screen.<\/p>\r\n

The boxes have a matte black finish, are individually numbered and wax sealed. When the top is lifted, it unveils the drone on a light box and plays Star Wars themed music relevant to each of the three fighters.\u00a0These limited edition drones will be available on the 17th of November with just three per store. They're expected to sell out in minutes with a $100 dollar manufacturer rebate during the first 48 hours.<\/p>\r\n

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Needless to say that these drones are completely awesome and would be a perfect addition to anyone's Christmas list this holiday season.<\/p>\r\n

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Jump on into JB HI FI, Harvey Norman, Tech 2 Go, Myer, Apple Stores or Telstra (selected stores only) to pick up your own Star Wars inspired drone on November 21st and harness the power of the force in your own hands.\r\n<\/em><\/p>","post_title":"Star Wars Battle Drones have Australia in sight","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"open","post_password":"","post_name":"star-wars-battle-drones-are-sick","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-11-16 22:36:52","post_modified_gmt":"2017-11-16 11:36:52","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"http:\/\/chattr.com.au\/?p=18011","menu_order":0,"post_type":"post","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw","_image":"https:\/\/chattr.com.au\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/11\/1600.000.jpg","_date":"November 16, 2017","_post_content":"If you've ever wanted to pilot Luke Skywalker's X-Wing or\u00a0Darth Vader's TIE fighter, now you can with a new range of drones inspired by the Star Wars franchise.\r\nThe collection features three of the most popular Star Wars flying fighters - the\u00a0Star Wars 74-Speeder Bike\u2122, the\u00a0Star Wars TIE Advancedx1\u2122\u00a0and the\u00a0Star Wars T-65 X-Wing\u2122 - beginning\u00a0a new era of drone gaming through Propel's world-class innovation and technology.\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_18021\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"1600\"] The go-to Starfighter of the Rebel Alliance, this all-purpose craft with its exceptional speed and combat performance will serve well during aerial battles.[\/caption]\r\nWanting to maintain the image and continuity of the Star Wars world, Propel had to create a brand new technology, that being\u00a0Reverse Propulsion technology. This means that the propellers are placed on the bottom of the drone rather than the top, resulting in the fighter looking like a fighter and not a drone as we know it. The propellers are also clear, making them virtually invisible when in flight.\r\n\r\nThe long and arduous journey for propel has been extremely rewarding one, with their engineers creating\u00a0such a sleek and well thought out design. Bringing the vehicles from the Star Wars galaxy to ours.\u00a0With a top speed of 45km per hour, experienced pilots will be able to harness the force in their own hands, becoming the heroes of the battlefield.\r\nThese drones also accommodate novices with T-mode (training mode), which sees the drone's speed reduced by 30 per cent (of its slowest speed mode). As well as being extremely docile, each fighter will not fly higher than three meters off the ground stopping the drone from suddenly crashing into the floor. Not that it would be an issue if the drone did crash to the ground. Propel injects the drones in a unique polymer which makes the drone virtually indestructible, being able to bend and stretch at will.\r\nPropel has created an enthralling experience for Star Wars fans, gamers and tech geeks by utilising a free smart phone app to teach users how to fly before they do in real life. There are 34 specifically-designed training missions to prepare you for\u00a0drone\u00a0battles being an extreme step forward for a new generation of gaming. The App also tracks every battle you compete in, saving all battle stats to your unique gamer profile.\r\n\r\nAt the heart of the gaming platform is Intelligent Awareness Technology, that provides a real-time interactive gaming experience like no other. This includes Star Wars characters speaking directly to you from the controller, coaching you on how to shoot down your enemy.\r\nThe key ability of these drones and their unique way of 'battling' comes with the utilisation of Lifi capabilties, the next generation\u00a0data transfer technology. LiFi is 100 times faster than Wi-Fi, allowing for Light-Speed information transmission resulting in an instantaneous battling experience with up to 12 drones in the air at one time! This means you can shoot down a TIE fighter with ease as your X-Wing flies through the sky(walker) and dodges incoming fire from other members of the dark side trying to take you down.\r\nThe most awesome part about this new technology is the possibility of the gaming functions for the future. With drone battles being conducted around the world, it will soon be possible to create worldwide tournaments and leader boards for determined pilots to reach their highest potential and climb in the world's rankings. These drones are out of this world!\r\n\r\nWith the December 14 premiere of\u00a0Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Propel is also releasing 1,977 Limited Edition souvenir boxed drones to celebrate the year the first Star Wars movie aired on the big screen.\r\nThe boxes have a matte black finish, are individually numbered and wax sealed. When the top is lifted, it unveils the drone on a light box and plays Star Wars themed music relevant to each of the three fighters.\u00a0These limited edition drones will be available on the 17th of November with just three per store. They're expected to sell out in minutes with a $100 dollar manufacturer rebate during the first 48 hours.\r\n\r\nNeedless to say that these drones are completely awesome and would be a perfect addition to anyone's Christmas list this holiday season.\r\n\r\nJump on into JB HI FI, Harvey Norman, Tech 2 Go, Myer, Apple Stores or Telstra (selected stores only) to pick up your own Star Wars inspired drone on November 21st and harness the power of the force in your own hands.\r\n","_author":"Kris Christou","_category":"Breaking","_permalink":"https:\/\/chattr.com.au\/2017\/11\/16\/star-wars-battle-drones-are-sick\/"},{"ID":17984,"post_author":"105","post_date":"2017-11-15 21:24:12","post_date_gmt":"2017-11-15 10:24:12","post_content":"

It's almost holiday season and the majority of us will be trading in the Australian traditions for something a little more cultural, either overseas or nationally. The\u00a0problem\u00a0with some of these trips is dealing with the extremely long, arduous flight that can be EXTREMELY uncomfortable for those of us who can't afford business class (so almost everyone).<\/p>\r\n\r\n

So, we've devised some quick and simple hacks<\/a> to have the most comfortable flight possible for this holiday season.<\/h3>\r\n

Take a good quality pillow.<\/h3>\r\n

Buying or taking a reliable pillow or neck pillow can make it so much easier to relax and attempt to sleep on a long-haul flight. Picking up a pillow for your neck and head\u00a0will not only assist you in getting physically comfortable but will prepare you mentally for the flight ahead.<\/p>\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_18006\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"3300\"]\"bridesmaids_airplane_pillow\" Get set up for the long haul<\/a>.[\/caption]\r\n

Plan where you're sitting.<\/h3>\r\n

Getting some much needed rest on a flight can make the experience so much more comfortable, bearable and relaxing. Choosing to sit at the plane\u2019s wing is also a good idea, as experts have claimed that\u00a0since they\u2019re closer to the plane\u2019s center of gravity, turbulence is reduced.<\/p>\r\n

Snagging a window seat allows for more room to rest that heavy head of yours for the long trip ahead. The only time you ever have to get up is when\u00a0you<\/em> need to go to the bathroom. It's also a pretty nice view.<\/p>\r\n\r\n

Ear plugs are a must.<\/h3>\r\n

Want the incessant crying of children gone? The whine and buzz of the plane's engine to disappear? The easiest way around these problems is to enlist in either ear plugs or noise cancelling headphones to block out the noise around you. They will help you fall asleep when you need to most, block out the ambient rumbling of the\u00a0engine (which is said to cause stress<\/a>) and give you the best chance at sleep that you've got!<\/p>\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_18031\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"584\"]\"anigif_enhanced-buzz-24948-1370984122-2\" source<\/a>.[\/caption]\r\n

Staying hydrated.<\/h3>\r\n

Aircraft cabins are usually extremely dry environments making dehydration a common occurrence for travellers. Buying a water bottle at the airport to keep hydrated while in the air is so important. Bringing moisturiser and eye drops along with you will minimise your chances of becoming dehydrated, your skin and eyes will thank you once you land!<\/p>\r\n\r\n

A good sleeping mask.<\/h3>\r\n

Want to forget that those 300 and something other passengers aren't there? Close your eyes and they aren't! Using a good sleeping mask (paired with some ear plugs) is so effective against the radiant light that illuminates the aisles when you're trying to get some much needed sleep (it also stops the light from the d*ckhead who's reading next to you from keeping you up).<\/p>\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_18005\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"620\"]\"1383025873987 An extra wink makes all the difference<\/a>.[\/caption]\r\n

Dress in comfortable clothes in layers.<\/h3>\r\n

Comfortable travelling is a must, in saying this, some fashion and style have to be sacrificed. Be prepared to slip on those fuzzy\r\n\r\nsocks you've been hiding from your family, the trackies with stains on them and that offensive jumper that you've hidden in your wardrobe for years. Being comfortable in an uncomfortable environment will change the atmosphere around you completely.<\/p>\r\n

Make sure to wear shoes that aren't too tight (as your feet tend to swell at high altitudes) and loose, baggy clothes to adjust to the temperature of the cabin. Wear something that you'll be happy to be in for over ten hours (so not that new luxury suit or dress that cost a tonne of cash).<\/p>\r\n\r\n

Snacks & Food.<\/h3>\r\n

We all know about the aeroplane\u00a0food. It sucks.<\/p>\r\n

Bring food that you enjoy so you don't have to rely on the food and meals which are provided.\u00a0To make sure you don't starve,\u00a0stow a few snacks like cereal bars, nuts or dried fruit and (if you're feeling cheeky) chocolate, sweets and\/or chips in your carry on luggage.<\/p>\r\n

It's also kind of risky to eat the food supplied if you're gluten free or have food allergies, be sure to mention this to the cabin crew.<\/p>\r\n\r\n

Entertainment.<\/h3>\r\n

Settle in for a long flight with in-flight entertainment (provided you pick the right airline) or bring your own entertainment such as a book or technology. Keeping yourself busy in such a confined space will be difficult without a book, magazine, game or movie to keep you entertained. It's sometimes risky relying on in-flight entertainment as it can be quite shitty, and you may have to fork over some cash to use it.<\/p>\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_18004\" align=\"alignnone\" width=\"620\"]\"1381380466743\" Sometimes, it's nice to distract yourself with something from home<\/a>.[\/caption]\r\n

Hopefully these tips will assist you in your travels, happy and safe travels!<\/em><\/p>","post_title":"How to Survive a Long Flight","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"open","post_password":"","post_name":"survive-long-flight-simple-hacks","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-11-16 12:48:47","post_modified_gmt":"2017-11-16 01:48:47","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"http:\/\/chattr.com.au\/?p=17984","menu_order":0,"post_type":"post","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw","_image":"https:\/\/chattr.com.au\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/11\/wing-221526_1280.jpg","_date":"November 15, 2017","_post_content":"It's almost holiday season and the majority of us will be trading in the Australian traditions for something a little more cultural, either overseas or nationally. The\u00a0problem\u00a0with some of these trips is dealing with the extremely long, arduous flight that can be EXTREMELY uncomfortable for those of us who can't afford business class (so almost everyone).\r\n\r\nSo, we've devised some quick and simple hacks to have the most comfortable flight possible for this holiday season.\r\nTake a good quality pillow.\r\nBuying or taking a reliable pillow or neck pillow can make it so much easier to relax and attempt to sleep on a long-haul flight. Picking up a pillow for your neck and head\u00a0will not only assist you in getting physically comfortable but will prepare you mentally for the flight ahead.\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_18006\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"3300\"] Get set up for the long haul.[\/caption]\r\nPlan where you're sitting.\r\nGetting some much needed rest on a flight can make the experience so much more comfortable, bearable and relaxing. Choosing to sit at the plane\u2019s wing is also a good idea, as experts have claimed that\u00a0since they\u2019re closer to the plane\u2019s center of gravity, turbulence is reduced.\r\nSnagging a window seat allows for more room to rest that heavy head of yours for the long trip ahead. The only time you ever have to get up is when\u00a0you need to go to the bathroom. It's also a pretty nice view.\r\n\r\nEar plugs are a must.\r\nWant the incessant crying of children gone? The whine and buzz of the plane's engine to disappear? The easiest way around these problems is to enlist in either ear plugs or noise cancelling headphones to block out the noise around you. They will help you fall asleep when you need to most, block out the ambient rumbling of the\u00a0engine (which is said to cause stress) and give you the best chance at sleep that you've got!\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_18031\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"584\"] source.[\/caption]\r\nStaying hydrated.\r\nAircraft cabins are usually extremely dry environments making dehydration a common occurrence for travellers. Buying a water bottle at the airport to keep hydrated while in the air is so important. Bringing moisturiser and eye drops along with you will minimise your chances of becoming dehydrated, your skin and eyes will thank you once you land!\r\n\r\nA good sleeping mask.\r\nWant to forget that those 300 and something other passengers aren't there? Close your eyes and they aren't! Using a good sleeping mask (paired with some ear plugs) is so effective against the radiant light that illuminates the aisles when you're trying to get some much needed sleep (it also stops the light from the d*ckhead who's reading next to you from keeping you up).\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_18005\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"620\"] An extra wink makes all the difference.[\/caption]\r\nDress in comfortable clothes in layers.\r\nComfortable travelling is a must, in saying this, some fashion and style have to be sacrificed. Be prepared to slip on those fuzzy\r\n\r\nsocks you've been hiding from your family, the trackies with stains on them and that offensive jumper that you've hidden in your wardrobe for years. Being comfortable in an uncomfortable environment will change the atmosphere around you completely.\r\nMake sure to wear shoes that aren't too tight (as your feet tend to swell at high altitudes) and loose, baggy clothes to adjust to the temperature of the cabin. Wear something that you'll be happy to be in for over ten hours (so not that new luxury suit or dress that cost a tonne of cash).\r\n\r\nSnacks & Food.\r\nWe all know about the aeroplane\u00a0food. It sucks.\r\nBring food that you enjoy so you don't have to rely on the food and meals which are provided.\u00a0To make sure you don't starve,\u00a0stow a few snacks like cereal bars, nuts or dried fruit and (if you're feeling cheeky) chocolate, sweets and\/or chips in your carry on luggage.\r\nIt's also kind of risky to eat the food supplied if you're gluten free or have food allergies, be sure to mention this to the cabin crew.\r\n\r\nEntertainment.\r\nSettle in for a long flight with in-flight entertainment (provided you pick the right airline) or bring your own entertainment such as a book or technology. Keeping yourself busy in such a confined space will be difficult without a book, magazine, game or movie to keep you entertained. It's sometimes risky relying on in-flight entertainment as it can be quite shitty, and you may have to fork over some cash to use it.\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_18004\" align=\"alignnone\" width=\"620\"] Sometimes, it's nice to distract yourself with something from home.[\/caption]\r\nHopefully these tips will assist you in your travels, happy and safe travels!","_author":"Kris Christou","_category":"Tech","_permalink":"https:\/\/chattr.com.au\/2017\/11\/15\/survive-long-flight-simple-hacks\/"},{"ID":18010,"post_author":"38","post_date":"2017-11-15 12:19:08","post_date_gmt":"2017-11-15 01:19:08","post_content":"

A while\u00a0ago, Australia voted on marriage equality. This morning, Australia waited with bated breath. The numbers are in.<\/h3>\r\n

With a total of 12.7 million votes, the Australian Bureau of Statistics announced the YES vote has won the postal survey by 61.6 percent to the NO vote, which came in at 38.4 percent.<\/p>\r\n

It was formally announced this morning in Canberra by leading statistician David Kalisch. What's bloody brilliant was every single state and territory had a recorded majority of YES votes by over 60 percent (except NSW, which came in at 58 percent, but we'll ignore that).<\/p>\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"599\"]\"\" The breakdown of the votes across Australia. Source: ABC.<\/a>[\/caption]\r\n

Despite the fact it was a voluntary survey, 79.5% of the eligible population participated. What's astonishing was the purpose of the postal plebiscite was to deter younger voters from voting (considering us millennials are always up and about, we obviously don't know what a mailbox is). Despite the fact that there was a slightly higher number of older voters, the plebiscite resulted in a record number<\/a> of young people enrolling to vote<\/a> and updating their postal details.<\/p>\r\n

While some may consider the whole thing a complete waste of money (a solid $122 million), there is victory here. Australia wants same-sex marriage.<\/strong> Here are some of the amazing reactions across Twitter once the results were in.<\/p>\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/AMEquality\/status\/930581698974068737\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/tom_cowie\/status\/930582394523885568\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/LisaVisentin\/status\/930574986976178176\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/emmablackery\/status\/930591278341021696\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/SaraRamirez\/status\/930581737096216576\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/sebtsb\/status\/930591037998891009\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/Paul_Karp\/status\/930580051233447936\r\n

Now, where to from here?<\/h3>\r\n

We basically have to wait for the Federal Government to get a move on and make it legal. According to the ABC, both houses of Parliament are looking to say yes to the bill<\/a> and change marriage law.<\/p>\r\n

Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten, who has been a supporter of the SSM, hopes to make this a reality<\/a> within two weeks.<\/p>\r\n\r\n

\"It may have been 61 per cent who voted 'yes' in the survey, but I want to say to all LGBTIQ Australians you are 100 per cent loved, 100 per cent valued. And after the next two weeks of parliament, 100 per cent able to marry the person that you love.\"<\/blockquote>\r\n

PM Malcolm Turnbull also said in a video response<\/a> on Twitter,<\/p>\r\n\r\n

\"The Australian people have had their say, and they have voted overwhelmingly yes for marriage equality. They voted overwhelmingly for fairness, for commitment, for love, and now it's our job, the Australian Parliament, all of us here to get on with it and get this done before Christmas.\"<\/blockquote>\r\n

It would be the best Christmas present for the LGBTI+ community to know they'll be able to marry who they love before the year is over. Australia is getting closer and closer to marriage equality - just a little longer, and it will soon be a reality.<\/p>\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"480\"]\"\" Stay proud, Australia. Source.<\/a>[\/caption]","post_title":"YES YES YES: Australia's Marriage Equality Survey Results","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"open","post_password":"","post_name":"australia-marriage-equality","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-11-15 12:28:29","post_modified_gmt":"2017-11-15 01:28:29","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"http:\/\/chattr.com.au\/?p=18010","menu_order":0,"post_type":"post","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw","_image":"https:\/\/chattr.com.au\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/11\/Webp.net-resizeimage-52-e1510708467764.jpg","_date":"November 15, 2017","_post_content":"A while\u00a0ago, Australia voted on marriage equality. This morning, Australia waited with bated breath. The numbers are in.\r\nWith a total of 12.7 million votes, the Australian Bureau of Statistics announced the YES vote has won the postal survey by 61.6 percent to the NO vote, which came in at 38.4 percent.\r\nIt was formally announced this morning in Canberra by leading statistician David Kalisch. What's bloody brilliant was every single state and territory had a recorded majority of YES votes by over 60 percent (except NSW, which came in at 58 percent, but we'll ignore that).\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"599\"] The breakdown of the votes across Australia. Source: ABC.[\/caption]\r\nDespite the fact it was a voluntary survey, 79.5% of the eligible population participated. What's astonishing was the purpose of the postal plebiscite was to deter younger voters from voting (considering us millennials are always up and about, we obviously don't know what a mailbox is). Despite the fact that there was a slightly higher number of older voters, the plebiscite resulted in a record number of young people enrolling to vote and updating their postal details.\r\nWhile some may consider the whole thing a complete waste of money (a solid $122 million), there is victory here. Australia wants same-sex marriage. Here are some of the amazing reactions across Twitter once the results were in.\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/AMEquality\/status\/930581698974068737\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/tom_cowie\/status\/930582394523885568\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/LisaVisentin\/status\/930574986976178176\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/emmablackery\/status\/930591278341021696\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/SaraRamirez\/status\/930581737096216576\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/sebtsb\/status\/930591037998891009\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/Paul_Karp\/status\/930580051233447936\r\nNow, where to from here?\r\nWe basically have to wait for the Federal Government to get a move on and make it legal. According to the ABC, both houses of Parliament are looking to say yes to the bill and change marriage law.\r\nOpposition Leader, Bill Shorten, who has been a supporter of the SSM, hopes to make this a reality within two weeks.\r\n\r\n\"It may have been 61 per cent who voted 'yes' in the survey, but I want to say to all LGBTIQ Australians you are 100 per cent loved, 100 per cent valued. And after the next two weeks of parliament, 100 per cent able to marry the person that you love.\"\r\nPM Malcolm Turnbull also said in a video response on Twitter,\r\n\r\n\"The Australian people have had their say, and they have voted overwhelmingly yes for marriage equality. They voted overwhelmingly for fairness, for commitment, for love, and now it's our job, the Australian Parliament, all of us here to get on with it and get this done before Christmas.\"\r\nIt would be the best Christmas present for the LGBTI+ community to know they'll be able to marry who they love before the year is over. Australia is getting closer and closer to marriage equality - just a little longer, and it will soon be a reality.\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"480\"] Stay proud, Australia. Source.[\/caption]","_author":"Sofia Casanova","_category":"Breaking","_permalink":"https:\/\/chattr.com.au\/2017\/11\/15\/australia-marriage-equality\/"},{"ID":17974,"post_author":"85","post_date":"2017-11-14 21:17:28","post_date_gmt":"2017-11-14 10:17:28","post_content":"

Your favourite game\u00a0from your childhood is now available on your smartphone!<\/h3>\r\n

Released late October for iOS and Android devices, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is everything you wanted and more in a portal version of the massively popular console Nintendo game. Australian fans were the first<\/a> in the world to test out the new game and\u00a0it did not disappoint.<\/p>\r\n

When the initial announcement<\/a> of the game came out, I was worried it would be one of those\u00a0games where you have to wait real-time hours for something to build\/grow, or it would be heavily dependant on in-app purchases.\u00a0Whilst these elements do exist, they aren't annoying or impact the enjoyment of the game. Leaf Tickets can be bought as an in-app purchase and they can be used to speed-up production on furniture or growth of fruit on trees.<\/p>\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"1200\"]\"Animal Smoothie by the beach with your animal favs.\u00a0Source<\/a>.[\/caption]\r\n

The\u00a0graphics of the game are bright, beautiful and remind you why you fell in love with the series in the first place. Unlike in the previous games, you are able to\u00a0design the look of your Villager character, rather than being generated based on how you answer questions. In this game, instead of being set in a town, you are put in charge of a campsite.<\/p>\r\n

The basis of the game pretty much remains the same from the previous games - you do simple tasks for Animal Villagers in exchange for items such as furniture and Bells (the currency in this universe).\u00a0This game, however, allows you to craft your own furniture from materials given to you from the Animals, such as cotton, wood and metal. The aim is to craft and decorate your campsite to the specifications of different Animals in order for them to visit you. Meanwhile, you can build up your friendship levels with them. I definitely had 'gotta catch them all!' vibes.<\/p>\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"1024\"]\"Animal Yay, friendship! Source<\/a>.[\/caption]\r\n

Fishing, bug catching and fruit picking are still fun and wholesome activities you can do, with the mechanics seamlessly translated from the console version to the smartphone. You can now collect multiple fish and bugs at once with ocean nets, and use honey to attract critters.<\/p>\r\n

You can visit the campsites<\/a> of your friends or even complete strangers. Who doesn't ever feel envious of the furniture haul and decorating aesthetic of others.<\/p>\r\n

Old and new players to this game won't be able to resist the adorable Animal Villagers, the always catchy soundtrack, and the interior (now exterior) decoration.<\/p>\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"480\"]\"Why WHY?! Source<\/a>.[\/caption]\r\n

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is available now on the Australian Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Check out\u00a0the gameplay trailer below.<\/p>\r\n[embed]https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/watch?v=9kPtNV6dcJQ[\/embed]","post_title":"Finally! Animal Crossing Is On Your Phone!","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"open","post_password":"","post_name":"finally-animal-crossing-phone","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-11-14 21:17:28","post_modified_gmt":"2017-11-14 10:17:28","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"http:\/\/chattr.com.au\/?p=17974","menu_order":0,"post_type":"post","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw","_image":"https:\/\/chattr.com.au\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/11\/rsz_the-animal-crossing-pocket-camp-announces-for-android-scheduled-for-release-in-november.png","_date":"November 14, 2017","_post_content":"Your favourite game\u00a0from your childhood is now available on your smartphone!\r\nReleased late October for iOS and Android devices, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is everything you wanted and more in a portal version of the massively popular console Nintendo game. Australian fans were the first in the world to test out the new game and\u00a0it did not disappoint.\r\nWhen the initial announcement of the game came out, I was worried it would be one of those\u00a0games where you have to wait real-time hours for something to build\/grow, or it would be heavily dependant on in-app purchases.\u00a0Whilst these elements do exist, they aren't annoying or impact the enjoyment of the game. Leaf Tickets can be bought as an in-app purchase and they can be used to speed-up production on furniture or growth of fruit on trees.\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"1200\"] Smoothie by the beach with your animal favs.\u00a0Source.[\/caption]\r\nThe\u00a0graphics of the game are bright, beautiful and remind you why you fell in love with the series in the first place. Unlike in the previous games, you are able to\u00a0design the look of your Villager character, rather than being generated based on how you answer questions. In this game, instead of being set in a town, you are put in charge of a campsite.\r\nThe basis of the game pretty much remains the same from the previous games - you do simple tasks for Animal Villagers in exchange for items such as furniture and Bells (the currency in this universe).\u00a0This game, however, allows you to craft your own furniture from materials given to you from the Animals, such as cotton, wood and metal. The aim is to craft and decorate your campsite to the specifications of different Animals in order for them to visit you. Meanwhile, you can build up your friendship levels with them. I definitely had 'gotta catch them all!' vibes.\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"1024\"] Yay, friendship! Source.[\/caption]\r\nFishing, bug catching and fruit picking are still fun and wholesome activities you can do, with the mechanics seamlessly translated from the console version to the smartphone. You can now collect multiple fish and bugs at once with ocean nets, and use honey to attract critters.\r\nYou can visit the campsites of your friends or even complete strangers. Who doesn't ever feel envious of the furniture haul and decorating aesthetic of others.\r\nOld and new players to this game won't be able to resist the adorable Animal Villagers, the always catchy soundtrack, and the interior (now exterior) decoration.\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"480\"] WHY?! Source.[\/caption]\r\nAnimal Crossing: Pocket Camp is available now on the Australian Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Check out\u00a0the gameplay trailer below.\r\n[embed]https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/watch?v=9kPtNV6dcJQ[\/embed]","_author":"Tracy Bustamante","_category":"Games","_permalink":"https:\/\/chattr.com.au\/2017\/11\/14\/finally-animal-crossing-phone\/"},{"ID":17894,"post_author":"76","post_date":"2017-11-13 22:49:35","post_date_gmt":"2017-11-13 11:49:35","post_content":"

The episode opens with the fallout of the Red Circle's video. The students idolise them, the adults are livid and the Southside Serpents who in admiration of the Black Hood,\u00a0want Archie dead.<\/p>\r\n

In the\u00a0Blue and Gold<\/em> editor lounge, Betty goes through the school mail to find a parcel for her from the Black Hood.\r\nThe Hood praises Betty and says the speech she made in the first season finale inspired his killings, and as a 'test' for her, he has made a\u00a0cypher that leads to the next\u00a0act; a\u00a0cypher that only Betty can solve.\r\nFearing the consequences of failing, Betty hides the letter from her parents and Sheriff Keller and only tells them about the cypher. Keller and Alice agree to help her, but not before Alice prints the letter in her paper.<\/p>\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_17902\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"840\"]\"Admit<\/a> Admit it Riverdale fans, you tried to solve the code before Betty too.[\/caption]\r\n

Principal Weatherby calls Archie to his office and gives the boy an ultimatum. If Archie doesn't deliver a written apology to Riverdale, then not only will Weatherby force the Red Circle and Bulldogs football team to disband, he will have Archie suspended\u00a0'indefinitely'.\r\nArchie delivers the ultimatum to the rest of the Red Circle as well as a plan to shake down the Southside for info on the Black Hood, but everyone walks out, leaving\u00a0Archie and Dilton to their own devices.<\/p>\r\n

Back at the Lodge apartment, Veronica confronts Hiram about inspiring Archie to create the Red Circle video. Hiram dodges the question, claiming he doesn't remember any of his conversation with Archie. Veronica storms off.<\/p>\r\n

At Southside High, Jughead\u00a0and Toni are pouring over some books in an attempt to solve the Black Hood cypher. Jughead is so absorbed in the work he even ignores a call from Betty!<\/p>\r\n

Uh-oh, watch out Bughead shippers!<\/p>\r\n

Meanwhile, Veronica goes to Archie's house to resolve their argument and announces she plans to help the Red Circle. Archie tells her there isn't a Red Circle anymore and leaves to the Southside of town, where he purchases ammo, a gun holster and a Kevlar vest, which he claims is for 'hunting'. Archie is adamant this is\u00a0his\u00a0<\/em>fight but is blown away when he sees everyone in Riverdale High wearing Red Circle t-shirts.<\/p>\r\n

Drunk on his victories, Archie goes to the Southside again and begins tagging walls with a Red Circle decal until he runs into Sweet Pea and his friends. Before the situation escalates, Archie brandishes his gun.\r\nThe thugs run off, but Archie is left shaken by the event.<\/p>\r\n

Over at Jughead's trailer, Betty has somehow convinced Kevin and Toni to come over and help her solve the Black Hood's cypher. Things go\u00a0reasonably<\/em> well between them until Betty deduces that the Black Hood's attack on Northsiders might mean he's a Southsider. Toni considers this to be an attack against the Serpents and storms off, followed by Kevin.<\/p>\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_17903\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"840\"]\"Solving<\/a> Solving serial killer codes? If only all study groups were this fun![\/caption]\r\n\r\n<p\r\n\r\nstyle=\"text-align: justify;\">Things get worse for Archie the next day when Sheriff Keller and Principal Weatherby interrogate him at school and raid his locker, finding the black hood mask Reggie used to prank him two episodes ago. Archie is sent home to face Fred, who admits he doesn't know who Archie is anymore and leaves for the town meeting.\r\n

Betty and Jughead return to the Cooper household, only for the latter to confront Betty about\u00a0the Black Hood's letter to her and his shock that she didn't trust him with it.\r\nBetty says she\u00a0does\u00a0<\/em>but she's worried her 'inspiring' the Black Hood will cause Archie to lose trust in\u00a0her.\r\n<\/em>Jughead calms down and reassures her she can do this, that she's \"Nancy Drew meets The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo\". All of a sudden, Betty realises how to solve the cypher.<\/p>\r\n

Veronica is sleeping at home until she receives a call from Archie telling her to retrieve his gun from Riverdale High, stashed in a boy's toilet no less. She lashes out at him for being so reckless without reason, until Archie finally admits his whole reason for doing this is wanting the Black Hood dead, no matter the cost.\r\nBefore the argument can get emotional, Reggie and the rest of the football team turn up to the house.\r\nThe Bulldogs have had second thoughts about disbanding the Red Circle, but before they can discuss it further, Sweet Pea and his friends turn up on Archie's doorstep, demanding the team meet them outside town for a brawl.<\/p>\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_17898\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"990\"]\"The<\/a> The strain plaguing the VArchie ship came to a serious head this episode.[\/caption]\r\n

In the town library, Betty finds a Nancy Drew secret cypher book, a favourite book of hers which she believes can solve the Black Hood's cypher. She cracks the code in minutes, revealing the message:\r\n\"I will strike next where it all began.\"\r\nJughead realises he's talking about the Town Hall, where Betty spoke the very speech that inspired Black Hood to start his campaign.\r\nThe same Town Hall where half of Riverdale is meeting.<\/p>\r\n

Meanwhile, on the Southside, the Red Circle and Southside Serpents have a huge brawl in the rain. They are both evenly matched until Dilton is stabbed in the thigh and Archie is bludgeoned by Sweet Pea. Before the violence can escalate, Veronica arrives and fires Archie's gun in the air.\r\nThe Serpents flee, Dilton is taken to hospital and Archie is taken back to his house, where he makes amends with Veronica and throws his gun away.<\/p>\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_17901\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"840\"]\"Now<\/a> Now I've heard of Wet 'N' Wild, but this is just ridiculous...[\/caption]\r\n

Betty and Jughead manage to inform everyone in town about the Black Hood's attack on the Town Hall, but no such attack happens. When they get home, Betty shows her parents the letter and goes back to bed, where she receives a phone call from the Black Hood himself...<\/p>\r\n

REVIEW:\u00a0<\/strong>This episode is definitely among the\r\n\r\nbest of the season so far and served as a sort of cause and effect for the last episode, which was much more of a slow burn.\r\nThis episode really highlighted Archie's descent into darkness and paranoia as he pushed everyone close to him away and started flirting with death and injury.\r\nAlthough I would have liked to see how far Archie could go, I am a little glad he and Veronica managed to smooth things over. The two of them have been facing problems since the first season, so any further trouble would have made VArchie into yet another toxic TV relationship.<\/p>\r\n

Speaking of relationships, this episode saw the tension between Betty and Jughead reach new heights. Betty didn't trust Jughead about the letter from the Black Hood, Jughead's 'loyalties' to the Serpents are up in the air and of course his growing friendship with Toni Topaz, who is (please don't kill me) looking more and more like an ideal girl for Jughead.\r\nFan or not, it's clear to any viewers this episode that Bughead is in jeopardy.<\/p>\r\n

But the conflicts this episode didn't just come from relationships because there was plenty of it to be found in Riverdale.\u00a0Some were ready to light the witch-hunting torches, while others were either keeping everyone together.\r\nThis chaotic element of the show making a strong foundation for season two, but at the same time, seeing the authority figures Mayor McCoy and Sheriff Keller kowtowing to rabble-rousers like Alice is becoming exceedingly repetitive and irritating. Make Archie and the gang heroic by all means, but it would be better to see some of the supporting characters have more to them than 'witless bystanders'.<\/p>\r\n

This episode is called 'The Town That Dreaded Sundown' and the sun is certainly setting on Riverdale's former self. We and the characters say farewell to the halcyon days of sleepy Riverdale as we all dread the coming darkness cast by Black Hood's murderous shadow...<\/p>\r\n

I give this episode 4\/5 Black Hood Ciphers.<\/strong><\/p>\r\n

<\/p>","post_title":"Riverdale S3 E4 Recap and Review","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"open","post_password":"","post_name":"riverdale-s3-e4-recap-review","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-11-13 22:49:35","post_modified_gmt":"2017-11-13 11:49:35","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"http:\/\/chattr.com.au\/?p=17894","menu_order":0,"post_type":"post","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw","_image":"https:\/\/chattr.com.au\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/11\/Screenshot-1042.jpg","_date":"November 13, 2017","_post_content":"The episode opens with the fallout of the Red Circle's video. The students idolise them, the adults are livid and the Southside Serpents who in admiration of the Black Hood,\u00a0want Archie dead.\r\nIn the\u00a0Blue and Gold editor lounge, Betty goes through the school mail to find a parcel for her from the Black Hood.\r\nThe Hood praises Betty and says the speech she made in the first season finale inspired his killings, and as a 'test' for her, he has made a\u00a0cypher that leads to the next\u00a0act; a\u00a0cypher that only Betty can solve.\r\nFearing the consequences of failing, Betty hides the letter from her parents and Sheriff Keller and only tells them about the cypher. Keller and Alice agree to help her, but not before Alice prints the letter in her paper.\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_17902\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"840\"] Admit it Riverdale fans, you tried to solve the code before Betty too.[\/caption]\r\nPrincipal Weatherby calls Archie to his office and gives the boy an ultimatum. If Archie doesn't deliver a written apology to Riverdale, then not only will Weatherby force the Red Circle and Bulldogs football team to disband, he will have Archie suspended\u00a0'indefinitely'.\r\nArchie delivers the ultimatum to the rest of the Red Circle as well as a plan to shake down the Southside for info on the Black Hood, but everyone walks out, leaving\u00a0Archie and Dilton to their own devices.\r\nBack at the Lodge apartment, Veronica confronts Hiram about inspiring Archie to create the Red Circle video. Hiram dodges the question, claiming he doesn't remember any of his conversation with Archie. Veronica storms off.\r\nAt Southside High, Jughead\u00a0and Toni are pouring over some books in an attempt to solve the Black Hood cypher. Jughead is so absorbed in the work he even ignores a call from Betty!\r\nUh-oh, watch out Bughead shippers!\r\nMeanwhile, Veronica goes to Archie's house to resolve their argument and announces she plans to help the Red Circle. Archie tells her there isn't a Red Circle anymore and leaves to the Southside of town, where he purchases ammo, a gun holster and a Kevlar vest, which he claims is for 'hunting'. Archie is adamant this is\u00a0his\u00a0fight but is blown away when he sees everyone in Riverdale High wearing Red Circle t-shirts.\r\nDrunk on his victories, Archie goes to the Southside again and begins tagging walls with a Red Circle decal until he runs into Sweet Pea and his friends. Before the situation escalates, Archie brandishes his gun.\r\nThe thugs run off, but Archie is left shaken by the event.\r\nOver at Jughead's trailer, Betty has somehow convinced Kevin and Toni to come over and help her solve the Black Hood's cypher. Things go\u00a0reasonably well between them until Betty deduces that the Black Hood's attack on Northsiders might mean he's a Southsider. Toni considers this to be an attack against the Serpents and storms off, followed by Kevin.\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_17903\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"840\"] Solving serial killer codes? If only all study groups were this fun![\/caption]\r\n\r\n<p\r\n\r\nstyle=\"text-align: justify;\">Things get worse for Archie the next day when Sheriff Keller and Principal Weatherby interrogate him at school and raid his locker, finding the black hood mask Reggie used to prank him two episodes ago. Archie is sent home to face Fred, who admits he doesn't know who Archie is anymore and leaves for the town meeting.\r\nBetty and Jughead return to the Cooper household, only for the latter to confront Betty about\u00a0the Black Hood's letter to her and his shock that she didn't trust him with it.\r\nBetty says she\u00a0does\u00a0but she's worried her 'inspiring' the Black Hood will cause Archie to lose trust in\u00a0her.\r\nJughead calms down and reassures her she can do this, that she's \"Nancy Drew meets The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo\". All of a sudden, Betty realises how to solve the cypher.\r\nVeronica is sleeping at home until she receives a call from Archie telling her to retrieve his gun from Riverdale High, stashed in a boy's toilet no less. She lashes out at him for being so reckless without reason, until Archie finally admits his whole reason for doing this is wanting the Black Hood dead, no matter the cost.\r\nBefore the argument can get emotional, Reggie and the rest of the football team turn up to the house.\r\nThe Bulldogs have had second thoughts about disbanding the Red Circle, but before they can discuss it further, Sweet Pea and his friends turn up on Archie's doorstep, demanding the team meet them outside town for a brawl.\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_17898\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"990\"] The strain plaguing the VArchie ship came to a serious head this episode.[\/caption]\r\nIn the town library, Betty finds a Nancy Drew secret cypher book, a favourite book of hers which she believes can solve the Black Hood's cypher. She cracks the code in minutes, revealing the message:\r\n\"I will strike next where it all began.\"\r\nJughead realises he's talking about the Town Hall, where Betty spoke the very speech that inspired Black Hood to start his campaign.\r\nThe same Town Hall where half of Riverdale is meeting.\r\nMeanwhile, on the Southside, the Red Circle and Southside Serpents have a huge brawl in the rain. They are both evenly matched until Dilton is stabbed in the thigh and Archie is bludgeoned by Sweet Pea. Before the violence can escalate, Veronica arrives and fires Archie's gun in the air.\r\nThe Serpents flee, Dilton is taken to hospital and Archie is taken back to his house, where he makes amends with Veronica and throws his gun away.\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_17901\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"840\"] Now I've heard of Wet 'N' Wild, but this is just ridiculous...[\/caption]\r\nBetty and Jughead manage to inform everyone in town about the Black Hood's attack on the Town Hall, but no such attack happens. When they get home, Betty shows her parents the letter and goes back to bed, where she receives a phone call from the Black Hood himself...\r\nREVIEW:\u00a0This episode is definitely among the\r\n\r\nbest of the season so far and served as a sort of cause and effect for the last episode, which was much more of a slow burn.\r\nThis episode really highlighted Archie's descent into darkness and paranoia as he pushed everyone close to him away and started flirting with death and injury.\r\nAlthough I would have liked to see how far Archie could go, I am a little glad he and Veronica managed to smooth things over. The two of them have been facing problems since the first season, so any further trouble would have made VArchie into yet another toxic TV relationship.\r\nSpeaking of relationships, this episode saw the tension between Betty and Jughead reach new heights. Betty didn't trust Jughead about the letter from the Black Hood, Jughead's 'loyalties' to the Serpents are up in the air and of course his growing friendship with Toni Topaz, who is (please don't kill me) looking more and more like an ideal girl for Jughead.\r\nFan or not, it's clear to any viewers this episode that Bughead is in jeopardy.\r\nBut the conflicts this episode didn't just come from relationships because there was plenty of it to be found in Riverdale.\u00a0Some were ready to light the witch-hunting torches, while others were either keeping everyone together.\r\nThis chaotic element of the show making a strong foundation for season two, but at the same time, seeing the authority figures Mayor McCoy and Sheriff Keller kowtowing to rabble-rousers like Alice is becoming exceedingly repetitive and irritating. Make Archie and the gang heroic by all means, but it would be better to see some of the supporting characters have more to them than 'witless bystanders'.\r\nThis episode is called 'The Town That Dreaded Sundown' and the sun is certainly setting on Riverdale's former self. We and the characters say farewell to the halcyon days of sleepy Riverdale as we all dread the coming darkness cast by Black Hood's murderous shadow...\r\nI give this episode 4\/5 Black Hood Ciphers.\r\n","_author":"Kyle Chapman","_category":"Entertainment","_permalink":"https:\/\/chattr.com.au\/2017\/11\/13\/riverdale-s3-e4-recap-review\/"},{"ID":17965,"post_author":"100","post_date":"2017-11-12 20:21:32","post_date_gmt":"2017-11-12 09:21:32","post_content":"

Optus has found us a new way to get closer to our favourite singers - without having to brave a crowded, sweaty mosh pit!<\/h1>\r\n

Closer<\/em> is an original new series which shines the spotlight on global artists in their most relaxed and honest environments. It's a beautifully authentic insight into the lives of celebrities we only know from the stage and red carpet.<\/p>\r\n

The series launched this week. It aims to bring Australians 'closer' to the artists they've come to love. It gives us access to the moments which would normally be reserved for that artist's family and friends. We can now get a homely taste of the real lives of these artists, and experience their true personalities.<\/p>\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_17967\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"300\"]\"closer\" 'Closer' will feature a range of global music artists (image: Optus)[\/caption]\r\n

Corin Dimopoulous, Optus' Head of TV and Content, says the series will help to expand Optus' entertainment services:<\/p>\r\n\r\n

\r\n

\"We created this original series as another addition to Optus' music and entertainment portfolio. We're delivering engaging content that can be streamed on the move, which is what Australians are looking for more and more.\"<\/p>\r\n<\/blockquote>\r\n

The launch of the series is the latest demonstration of Optus' commitment to creativity <\/a>and to bringing Australians closer to the music they love. Optus also provides its customers with data-free music streaming of Spotify, Google Play and iHeartRadio.<\/p>\r\n

Internationally-renowned singer, Anne-Marie (most well-known for her multimillion selling summer anthem with Clean Bandit,\u00a0Rockabye<\/em><\/a>), features in the very first episode.<\/p>\r\nhttps:\/\/youtu.be\/PQ-sDy6G4YM\r\n

We experience the artist both in her relaxed home environment and within an intimate gig, where she performs her song\u00a0Heavy<\/em> <\/a>for the first time. Anne-Marie also talks about her personal feelings, including her daily anxiety, which she overcomes through music.<\/p>\r\n

Artists will also launch the content via their own social media platforms - so keep your eye out!<\/p>","post_title":"Optus Will Bring us Closer to our Favourite Artists","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"open","post_password":"","post_name":"optus-closer-music","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-11-12 20:21:32","post_modified_gmt":"2017-11-12 09:21:32","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"http:\/\/chattr.com.au\/?p=17965","menu_order":0,"post_type":"post","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw","_image":"https:\/\/chattr.com.au\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/11\/optus.jpg","_date":"November 12, 2017","_post_content":"Optus has found us a new way to get closer to our favourite singers - without having to brave a crowded, sweaty mosh pit!\r\nCloser is an original new series which shines the spotlight on global artists in their most relaxed and honest environments. It's a beautifully authentic insight into the lives of celebrities we only know from the stage and red carpet.\r\nThe series launched this week. It aims to bring Australians 'closer' to the artists they've come to love. It gives us access to the moments which would normally be reserved for that artist's family and friends. We can now get a homely taste of the real lives of these artists, and experience their true personalities.\r\n\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_17967\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"300\"] 'Closer' will feature a range of global music artists (image: Optus)[\/caption]\r\nCorin Dimopoulous, Optus' Head of TV and Content, says the series will help to expand Optus' entertainment services:\r\n\r\n\r\n\"We created this original series as another addition to Optus' music and entertainment portfolio. We're delivering engaging content that can be streamed on the move, which is what Australians are looking for more and more.\"\r\n\r\nThe launch of the series is the latest demonstration of Optus' commitment to creativity and to bringing Australians closer to the music they love. Optus also provides its customers with data-free music streaming of Spotify, Google Play and iHeartRadio.\r\nInternationally-renowned singer, Anne-Marie (most well-known for her multimillion selling summer anthem with Clean Bandit,\u00a0Rockabye), features in the very first episode.\r\nhttps:\/\/youtu.be\/PQ-sDy6G4YM\r\nWe experience the artist both in her relaxed home environment and within an intimate gig, where she performs her song\u00a0Heavy for the first time. Anne-Marie also talks about her personal feelings, including her daily anxiety, which she overcomes through music.\r\nArtists will also launch the content via their own social media platforms - so keep your eye out!","_author":"Claire Farquhar","_category":"Entertainment","_permalink":"https:\/\/chattr.com.au\/2017\/11\/12\/optus-closer-music\/"}]