Microsoft SA: Windows Apps to consider on Valentines Day in 2014


On February 14, love will be truly in the air. Making Valentine’s Day perfect – planning the big day doesn’t have to be stressful. Make this Valentine’s Day one to remember with apps to help you book the perfect restaurant, arrange a fun yet romantic Valentine’s dinner or just a quick guide on how to plan a cozy night in. Your Windows Phone will make your love life special this Valentine’s


Great apps that are available in the Windows Store that provide dating and love inspiration for Valentine’s Day:

Love Calculator – Test your compatibility with someone special by simply typing your names into this handy app to calculate your match as a percentage.
1000 Love Quotes – Be inspired this Valentine’s Day with this app, full of some of the most romantic quotes – including the likes of William Shakespeare to Emily Dickinson.
I Love You! – Let your significant other know that you’re thinking of them with a bespoke e-card. Choose a frame, insert a picture or take one with your camera – then add a personalised message.
Love Anthems – Get in the Valentine’s Day spirit with some of the most iconic love songs of all time – all ready for you to stream direct from your device.
Valentine’s Greetings – Send beautiful Valentine’s Day wishes to your loved ones straight from your device.
Love Poems – Need some inspiration this February 14? This app is a collection of Sturner’s most romantic poetry, praised by readers for its honesty, emotional depth and strong use of imagery.
Skype – Are you in a long distance relationship and want to keep the passion alive? Skype is the always-on app that makes it easy to stay in touch with your partner.

Great apps that are available in the Windows Store to help you find restaurant/date locations for the perfect Valentine’s Day celebration:

Urbanspoon – Looking for somewhere special to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Urbanspoon helps you find the best restaurants in your city, with simple filters for neighborhood, cuisine and price. – Organize the perfect Valentine’s celebration with this handy app – create boards to track ideas and what needs doing to make your dream date night a reality.
Adrià at home – bring a taste of Spain to your Valentine’s Day celebrations, with this app from Ferran Adrià.
Romance Reminder – Lost for ideas on what to do this Valentine’s Day? Romance Reminder’s in-app Idea Generator gives you the inspiration you need.
Jamie’s Recipes – cook like one of the most famous chefs in the world, as Jamie Oliver shares the tools and inspirations needed to make great-tasting food easily at home.
Spondle – Money can’t buy you love, so why spend cash organizing an extravagant date? Spondle is a search app that shows you the best free events happening in your local area, from gigs to comedy nights.
My Party Planner – Plan and organize a fun Valentine’s Day celebration, either for couples or singles looking for love.
VeggiePlaces – If you’re in love with a vegetarian, this handy app offers a quick and easy way to discover the best meat-free restaurants for your Valentine’s night out.
Vinum Index – Add the finishing touch to your Valentine’s meal with the help of this app: a complete guide to the best Italian wines.

Great apps that are available in the Windows Store to help you book a romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day or buy the perfect gift:

Trip Advisor Hotels, Flights, Restaurants – With over 100 million reviews of restaurants, hotels and things to do, Trip Advisor makes it easy to plan the romantic getaway.
Skyscanner – Taking a loved one further afield for your Valentine’s break? Search routes on over 1,000 airlines with Skyscanner and find a low cost flight in seconds.
Foursquare – Lets you make the most of where you are, by helping you discover great places nearby. You can also share your recommendations with others.
eBay – Snap up a bargain or find something rare and exciting for your loved one with this app, where you can tap into the world’s largest online marketplace.
Perfect Gift – Simplifies Valentine’s Day shopping with recommendations for the perfect present for your significant other.
Gifts to a Boyfriend – Boyfriends can be hard to shop for. This handy app helps you find a great Valentine’s gift for the man in your life.
Top Valentine’s Day Gifts – Lists fabulously romantic presents for him and her.
World Explorer – Travel Guide – Find the perfect activities for your romantic break with the help of this app, which uses your GPS location to highlight the best places nearby to visit. – launching in January, this app will show you the best deals for flights to over 100 destinations in Africa, Asia and Europe.

Great apps that are available on Windows Phone for Valentine’s Day:

Valentine – Don’t know where to start this Valentine’s Day? This app provides 12 romantic ideas and gift options to spoil your love.
Test of Love Free – Find out how your loved one really feels about you with a simple test.
Be My Valentine – Lets your partner know that you are thinking of him/her by sending a customized Valentine’s card, chosen from over 150 options.
Romantic Ideas – Suggests a host of romantic ideas to make your Valentine’s Day one to remember!
Allrecipes – Cook your significant other a delicious meal with this useful app, with thousands of top-rated recipes to suit all tastes.
Veraison Vintages PRO – Impress your love with a fine wine, with this handy guide to vintage wines that don’t break the bank!
Love Photo Editor, Heart Frames and Effects – Turn your favorite Valentine’s shots into beautiful pictures with this app, with a huge selection of photo frames and effects to capture your memories.
Romance Quotes –Inspire your relationship and spark the romance! – Planning a Valentine’s getaway at the eleventh hour? This handy app helps you find top secret deals from 80,000 hotels around the world.
MICHELIN Travel – Make your Valentine’s break truly special with this app, which gives you access to more than 30,000 tourist attractions selected by Michelin.

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