Single? Then you can probably use all the help you can get. Here are the ten apps you need to turn your smartphone into a portable Cyrano de Bergerac.
1. Find a Date (Pick one):
Free dating service that gives you a list of contacts, the geo-location of each person, and a speed-dating option.
iDateNow Online Dating
A dating service that allows you to add photos to and update your profile, send messages and winks, and add users to your favorites section.
This app will locate singles within an area using the built-in GPS system.
2. Make Sure They're Not Crazy:
Intelius Date Check
It lets you do background checks on your date—the company encourages users to "Look up before you hook up."
3. Find Somewhere to Take Them (Pick one):
Locates dining spots and other activities in the area via the phone's GPS system.
On A Date
250+ date ideas inspired by women.
Ideas on what to do when you don't have a clue. Find concerts, plays, festivals and events in your city, with maps, ratings, and reviews.
4. Or Invite Them Over:
Valentine's Day Dinner for Two
App with over 30 recipes for a romantic, home-cooked meal, like rosemary thyme lamb chops.
5. Prepare Your Escape Hatch
If your date's a lemon, this app lets you answer that timer-triggered "important call from the CEO"; if she's a keeper, you can show her that by ignoring it.
6. Try Not to Make an Ass of Yourself
Mind Your Manners: Fine Dining Etiquette
Advice on proper dining etiquette so you look "professional and mannerly" on either a date or a formal event.
7. Avoid Boring Them To Death
Propvides conversation starters for when you forget how to talk.
8. Get a Room:
You were so charming, it might just be time to take the relationship to the next level. Select a hotel and complete the reservation with your credit card.
9. Get it On:
iKamaSutram Sex Guide—Valentines Addition
Detailed sex positions with pictures.
10. Make Them Feel Special:
Sends automated text messages or emails to your date based on the details you provide.
Download (available in the US soon)