Valentine’s Day is once again upon us. Those in love are preparing to spend a romantic evening together filled which chocolate, food, and fun together. Or they’re going to watch Deadpool. There’s no real wrong answers there. If you’re getting prepared for one of the most romantic days of the year and you are having trouble getting things together, here are a list of the best Valentine’s Day apps that may help you out!
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1-800-Flowers is one of those companies that seems to have been created specifically for holidays like Valentine’s Day. They deliver gifts to 195 countries around the world so pretty much anyone can get in on the action, although you may want to order soon to make sure everything appears on time. They have a variety of flower arrangements that suit almost any budget. They even offer same day deliver in select locations. It’s a good place to start because flowers almost always work as Valentine’s Day gifts.
The ever popular Amazon is a great option for anyone looking to do some Valentine’s Day gift shopping. The giant online retailer usually has a series of sales that are specifically for Valentine’s Day and between those, the Gold Box deals, Today’s Deals, and Lightning Deals, there are plenty of opportunities to find nifty things for your loved one. Their selection is gigantic and it seems almost impossible that there isn’t something there that would make a good Valentine’s Day gift.
Coupon apps may seem like a lame idea but they can provide a variety of uses and Shopular is a pretty decent one for holiday-specific events like Valentine’s Day. You’ll find a variety of coupons for big name retailers along with other perks. This is great if you plan on taking your significant other on a shopping spree at the mall or to help you find potentially discounted ideas for gifts to buy. It’s a free app so at least it won’t cost you anything to try it out!
[Price: Free / $0.99]
Holiday-themed live wallpapers are a popular and fun way to decorate your phone and there are quite a few live wallpapers themed for Valentine’s Day. Our favorite is one called Heart Live Wallpaper. It features dark backgrounds with a customizable heart image that can be made to do all kinds of stuff. It features a countdown timer to Valentine’s Day if that’s your thing and the background can be almost any color you want. It looks good and suits the holiday perfectly.
It has been said that music is what emotions sound like and on Valentine’s Day there are a lot of emotions flying around. Whether you need something upbeat and fun or something slow and romantic, iHeartRadio almost definitely has a music station to suit your needs. It also supports a variety of devices such as the Chromecast so you can put your music on TV in case your phone just isn’t cutting it. To add to the harmonious feelings, the icon is even a big, giant heart. It couldn’t be more perfect.
[Price: Free / $2.99]
To the surprise of no one, there will be a lot of sex happening on Valentine’s Day and we believe that Valentine’s Day sex should also be super special sex. The iKamasutra Sex Positions Guide app can play a role in making that happen. Most people either know or are at least aware of the Kama Sutra so you pretty much know what to expect with this app. The free version has 30 sex positions to try out and forking out $2.99 can get you over 100 sex positions in nine categories. The app even has built in shake controls so you can look up new positions while midway through the act.
Love Quotes is an application that is full of, well, quotes about love. They come in convenient, Instagram-sized images for easy sharing via social media or through text message and email. The quotes are also broken up into categories such as Cartoon, Cute, Engagement, Devotion, etc so you can find the quote that best applies to your situation or style. It’s definitely cheesy but it gets the job done and a few of them are pretty clever.
OpenTable is a fun application that allows you to book tables at various restaurants. This will come in handy if you plan on taking your loved one out for a night on the town and you find yourself looking for a place to eat. The app serves two main funtions. It helps you find restaurants that are in your general area and then helps you book reservations so you can be sure you have a table when you get there. Do be warned that reservations fill up quick at Valentine’s Day so you may want to book your reservations now!
In most cases, OpenTable will work but if you’re planning something a little more ridiculous then you might need an application that covers more than just dinner plans. TripAdvisor has a ton of information on restaurants, hotels, flights, and all kinds of other accommodations, travel, and entertainment information. Maybe you’re popping into the big city for the weekend or taking a weekend trip somewhere else. In either case, having this app around can help you find where the good stuff is.
Last on our list this year is Valentines Day Special. This is kind of a one-stop-shop for Valentine’s Day themed stuff if you don’t feel like downloading individual apps to do it. There’s a love tester, romantic SMS messages you can copy/paste, recipes, horoscopes, activities, and there are even tips for single people. Given that this event is but one day a year, it makes sense to put all of this information in one place so you can easily find it which is why this is such a fun little app. It’s also entirely free.
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