Essential mobile apps for 'appy' Valentine's Day
Our list of valentines day based software for appy Valentines day
Couple Price: Free Publisher: TenthBit Inc Most Valentine's Day-themed apps are throwaway offerings developed for cheap novelty value, but don't let that put you off the first app on our list, as Couple is a useful relationship tool.
TenthBit's application is a essentially a digital PDF intended for joint use by you and your significant other, allowing couples to share photos, personalised calendars and lists with each other privately.
Valentine RADIO Price: Free Publisher: BluMedialab No romantic evening is complete without the right music to set the scene, but you don't have to waste your time and money tracking down the most appropriate compilation records as Valentine RADIO does all of the leg work on your behalf.
This free application taps into national, international and internet radio stations to bring you all of the best love-themed songs out there and provide the soundtrack to your Valentine's Day.
Be Mine Price: Free Publisher: Big Blue Clip Much to the frustration of companies like Hallmark, digital cards and e-greetings have eaten away at their physical counterparts as people look for an easier, and more environmentally friendly, way of putting their message across.
If heading to the gift store is too much effort this Valentine's Day, Be Mine for iOS will provide you with a wide range of options for customising a digital Valentine for your loved one that can be sent via email or Facebook.
Rebtel: Re:Beat Price: Free Publisher: Rebtel Services S.a.r.l. Cards, flowers and chocolates are a little clichéd, so why not send a truly unique gift to the object of your affection this Valentine's Day?
Re:Beat for iOS and Android allows users to record and send a digital version of their actual heartbeat to their loved one, using the device's camera to measure their pulse by detecting subtle changes in the colour of their fingers.
Download Re:Beat from the App Store
eHarmony Price: Free Publisher: eHarmony, inc For those looking for a hot date to spend this Valentine's Day with, eHarmony has rolled out an updated version of its iPhone app with a raft of new features.
The dating service's new application includes integration with location-based social network Foursquare and access to the Datebook feature, which helps users document key details about past dates for future reference.
OpenTable Price: Free Publisher: OpenTable Not all of us are blessed with culinary skills, in which case dining out might just be the safest option this February 14.
OpenTable for iOS and Android devices will provide you with an all-encompassing list of local restaurants, and even let you book a table and view the menu in-app in many cases.