Don't just treat your partner with the token Valentine's Day greetings and messages today, for we have something special in store for you. This Valentine's Day take the following iOS and Android apps for a spin to ensure you stay on top of the day and your partner's expectations. To know how to make this Valentine's Day a little more special, read on (and just in case you haven't yet gotten your special someone a Valentine's Day gift, refer to our 'Valentine's Day gift ideas for gadget lovers' feature):
This is a cute little free Valentine's Day app for your iPhone and iPad. It lets you take a photo -- either shoot one from the device's camera or pick one from an existing album on the phone -- to give it an appropriate Valentine's Day treatment.
With this app, you can touch up regular photos by giving them a slice of Valentine's Day spirit -- in the form of banners, effects, frames, and more. After saving a particular photo, Valentine Cam lets you immediately upload it on Facebook or email it, with just a single tap on the respective buttons. Photos manipulated by this free Valentine's Day app is a nice way to set the tone of the day with your partner. Download From Apple's App Store
Here's another interesting app to add a bit of much-needed twist to your Valentine's Day exploits. It works best if you are absolutely clueless about what to do this Valentine's Day apps, or want to do something original or fresh to surprise your partner.
The app has a pink backdrop (hey, it's Valentine's Day!) and a customary heart. Romantic ideas appear one after another and they're some pretty good ones in there. From painting her toes for her to having a romantic picnic in the backyard; either fill the bedroom with balloons or go horseback riding. These are just some of the ideas from this fun free Valentine's Day app. Do give it a try. Download From Apple's App Store
If you're someone who has recently fallen in love or an amateur as far as Valentine's Day is concerned, you cannot hope for a smarter alternative than this lifesaver of an app. It's like an offline wiki on romantic advice on pretty much every aspect, but that's not all. Apart from featured articles, the app also lets you tap into user-generated content and advice on love life in general.
This app will tell you how to deal with awkward situations, tips on breaking up, etc., in a step by step manner. Shaking your iPhone or iPad while the app is open will throw a random tip, which works great as an element of surprise. Apart from a Love Kit section, the app features a Featured tab for best articles on handling your romantic life and the ability to bookmark and search for further articles. Truly a lifesaver, this one. Download From Apple's App Store
Confused whether you're truly in love or just infatuated over someone this Valentine's Day? Well, just download this fun app on to your Android smartphone to unravel the mystery of your alleged romantic life (if you even have one).
Launch the app to access some of its fun features: there's one that lets you scan your surrounding to see if “love is in the air” around you. This functionality comes with a radar-screen to detect “love” near you. And the love scanning feature lets up to four people to simultaneously touch the smartphone's screen to check how they rate on the app's love meter. Overall, the Love Scanner is a cool and fun app. Download from Android Market
We don't wish yours or anyone's Valentine's Day celebration to turn into a boring affair. But if you feel and sense the special day is dragging on a little bit, you and your partner can share this addictive little game on an Android smartphone. And hopefully it will help you re-focus on the romantic day better.
The aim of the game is to touch as many floating hearts that pop into the screen before the clock timer turns to zero. While you're on this quest, keep your eyes open for “rogue” hearts which if touched will end your game immediately. If you've ever played the game Fruit Ninja, you'll have no problem relating to Valentine's Day: Love Cupid, for the two games are almost the same. Go on, give it a try. Download from Android Market