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Stressed out South Korean men without time to date can now at least pretend they have a girlfriend, albeit on their smart phone, according to GulfNews.com.

Launched on November 30 by Nabix, a South Korean developer, the iPhone application “Honey, it’s me!” is warming lonely hearts with the voice of “Mina”, a 20-something virtual woman.

For USD$1.99, Mina will make video calls four times a day, showering subscribers with a message of bliss from 100 available. With recorded messages such as “good night, sweet dreams”, Nabix said it would help subscribers feel someone cares for them. According to Nabix, the application was downloaded 80,000 times on the first day alone.

An Android operating system version is expected to be launched this week and Nabix plans to provide the service in other languages, including Japanese.

Mina has 100 different messages such as “good night, sweet dreams” to shower bliss on her “boyfriends”, making them feel someone cares for them and is consistently thinking of them, said Nabix, the developer. – Source: Gulf News.com

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