∞ Valentine's Day apps for the iPhone

I assume you’re prepared for Valentine’s Day. If not, time is running out. There are so many things people get for Valentine’s Day gifts, it’s hard to make a recommendation. If you need some help making a decision or need a place to buy something, here are some iPhone apps that can get the job done.


1 800 Flowers: The app allows you to order from the company’s Mobile Gift Center. Definitely good if you’re on the go and need to make sure the gift arrives on time. (Free)

ProFlowers: Flowers and other gifts directly from the iPhone, including international shipments. (Free)


Godiva: I love Godiva chocolates, but I couldn’t have this app for too long or I’d have a house full of it. (Free)

Ghirardelli Chocolate Mobile: Ghirardelli is another classic choice for chocolate lovers. It’s really hard to go wrong here. (Free)


someecards: This app comes from the humor Web site of the same name. Of course, it includes topical humor for every occasion. ($0.99)

LoveQuotes: This app allows you to send a card with some of the most romantic quotes of all time. I’d never get away with using this for my wife. ($0.99)

Love Poem Generator: You can generate love poems out of 1048576 different poems. If you don’t like what’s been created, just shake the iPhone to generate a new one. (Free)


Hello Vino: If wine is on your gift list, this app may be able to help. It includes a wine guide with recommendations for food pairings, occasions, gifts, and holidays. (Free)

TastingRoom Finder: A great guide to winery tasting rooms around the country. It includes over 3,100 locations. ($4.99)

iPairings: Wine, Food and Cheese Pairings: With over 130 wine choices, the app provides more than 1,400 food, wine and cheese pairings from your iPhone. ($0.99)


OpenTable: Dinner will definitely be one of the most popular things to do for Valentine’s Day. OpenTable will give you the ability to make free restaurant reservations at over 11,000 OpenTable-enabled restaurants. (Free)

Urbanspoon: You can use the GPS to find a place close to you or shake your iPhone and the Urbanspoon slot machine will pick a good restaurant for you to try. (Free)