Valentine’s Day used to be celebrated on a particular day. Now, though, February has become synonymous with love and stores, and websites are piling special deals and offers for the day of love. I didn’t head off to a dating site but by searching online, I found a number of special apps for all you fluttering hearts. Here’s my list of eight apps for all the Valentine sweethearts out there:
You will definitely feel that your partner is just a fingertip away with this app. All you need to do is tap the heart icon on your home screen and it allows you to speed dial his/her number instantly. There is also the option to put the name of your Valentine in the middle of the icon to make it extra special. Great value at 99 cents/71p.
2. Valentine’s Countdown Widget
There are lots of Valentine’s Day countdown apps on Android Market, but this is one of the prettiest. This free app not only lets you countdown in years and months but in heartbeats and kisses. It automatically turns into an anniversary app after your first Valentine’s Day, too. You can even add your music to the countdown and use your photos as a background. Lots of romantic images are bundled with the app.
This app could prove to be invaluable on Valentine’s Day. Shake or touch your Android phone, and the app will display a compliment. It has a huge collection of phrases that you can use to compliment your loved one. Try a flirtatious one for a first date or try something more intimate if you’re staying in. It has a built-in clipboard, so you can e-mail or text a compliment. This is a fun app that will make you smile on Valentine’s Day.
4. Romantic Ideas for Valentine’s Day
This is a great free app which gives you romantic tips to impress and surprise your partner. There are tips from picking out the perfect Valentine gift to how to create a romantic atmosphere.
If you or your loved one enjoy gaming, try this fun and addictive Valentine’s themed game for the iPhone. Simply fire arrows at the heart quickly as you can. Can you beat your high score?
Send a special Valentine’s Day e-card to your loved one with this fun app. Choose from a variety of designs that will be sure to put them in the mood for love.
7. Love Poems
There’s nothing like a romantic quote or poem to get your loved one in the mood. If you haven’t committed one to memory, help is at hand from this free app. There are thousands of quotes and poems to choose from, and you can spread them on Facebook and Twitter.
This is a great free app for Windows Phone 7 users. It gives you some new ideas for dates, which can be sorted by season and price. There are some handy tips on what to do and what not to do included.