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DROID Does Romance: Powered By The Verizon Wireless Network, Apps To Make The Heart Flutter


BASKING RIDGE, NJ — This Valentine’s Day, customers looking for help in the romance department can turn to Verizon Wireless for some inspiration on romantic gestures. Whether looking for that special saying to include on a card or last minute gift ideas, Verizon Wireless can turn anyone with an Android™ smartphone into Cupid.

Expressing feelings can be hard, especially capturing them on the tiny card accompanying those roses. With the help of apps such as Love and Romance Quotes, Romantic Quotes and Love Quotes, sonnets of love will come easily. Customers who are not ready to convey such strong feelings, but would like to take their Valentine to a new romantic restaurant can use OpenTable. This GPS-enabled app allows customers to find OpenTable restaurants nearby, sorted by cuisine, price and availability for reservations. Other great ideas to help customers spread feelings of love include:

* 1800flowers Mobile Gift Center – Customers can send the perfect flowers using the app, 1800flowers Mobile Gift Center, anywhere and anytime.
* Qik Video Camera – Customers can rediscover their love with Qik Video Camera. This app gives customers a way to record and share their videos of love with their beloved via Facebook®, Twitter™ and YouTube.
* In the Kitchen: Recipes, Chefs – With the help of Food Network’s Paula Deen, Bobby Flay, Guy Fieri and other chefs, customers can cook the perfect Valentine’s Day meal for their sweetheart. Available for $1.99, customers also get features, including shopping list, recipe box, kitchen timer and unit converter.

Those who dread Valentine’s Day can still use their DROID smartphone to find love this Feb. 14: book a trip using TripAdvisor or KAYAK Flight and Hotel Search (also available in the Verizon Wireless Media Store on select BlackBerry® devices) to flee the sea of pink candies, red hearts and general state of mushiness. These apps let customers find and book flights, hotels and rental cars by comparing hundreds of travel sites with just one search, helping users save money by finding travel deals.

The apps featured are available on Android devices and can be purchased from Android Market™. For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s fastest and most advanced 4G network and largest and most reliable 3G network, and serves more than 94 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 82,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at


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