Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and finding the right gift, especially if the love of your life is a techie, can be challenging as they’d likely rather play with a new gadget or a cool app than enjoy a box of chocolates.
So to help anyone facing this challenge, I pulled together a list of potential Valentine’s gift ideas that should ensure the big love day is a happy day for both the giver and the recipient.
Avoid the crowded restaurants this Valentine’s Day and prepare a home-cooked feast for your lover! This collection of apps from the App Store will help you whip up something truly delicious for you and your man. And for the ultimate romantic playlist, look no further than iTunes Radio — choose between Love Songs Radio and Slow Jams Radio to set the mood.
Foodie Recipes – Free – Apple
Seasonally relevant and beautifully designed, Foodie cookbooks are filled with the best recipes from food bloggers and culinary professionals around the world. Recipes include stunning photos, clear, step-by-step instructions, prep and cook times.
Impress your lover with their favourite cocktail using the Lush app. Lush is a simple and beautiful drink-mixing app with hundreds of recipes and beautifully designed instructions.
Primrose Bakery – A$4.99 – Apple
Bake your lover some delicious cupcakes with the Primrose Bakery app featuring over 80 recipes with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. Salted Caramel Cupcakes.. Yum!!
Ensure you have the perfect wine to compliment your Valentine’s Day feast with the Vivino app. Vivino is your partner in wine, ready to help you pick wine for any occasion.
Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
Let’s be honest, guys love gadgets! Make this Valentine’s Day truly special by giving him a gift he really wants. If your man loves music, appreciates style, and loves his sport and fitness he will be delighted with the great gift ideas below.
A complete update of Beats’ most popular model, the Beats by Dr. Dre Solo2 headphones offer improved acoustics, a wider range of sound, and enhanced clarity for all the music on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod. Plus they look great and feel great. Available in a range of bright colours with RRP A$259.95 inc. GST at Apple Retail and Apple Online Store.
Apple TV will give your Valentine unlimited access to loads of great HD content. Let him enjoy blockbuster movies, TV shows, live sports and news, his music, photos and more. Plus, Cricket Australia has just launched their own channel on Apple TV, so he can watch exclusive cricket footage and skills tutorial videos. Available from RRP A$109.00 inc. GST at Apple Retail, Apple Online Store, and selected resellers.
The Beats Pill 2.0 Speaker delivers powerful sound despite its compact size. Your man will love listening to his favourite tracks on the Pill. Plus it’s small enough to fit in his backpack so he can bring it on that romantic picnic. Available in a range of colours with RRP A$259.95 inc. GST at Apple Online Store.
This beautiful Decoded Slim Sleeve will slip tightly around the contours of his MacBook, encasing it in premium leather. The interior of the sleeve guards against scratches and nicks and the leather ages with a distinguished, natural look. The sleeve comes in 11-inch, 13-inch, and 15-inch sizes. Available in tan or black with an RRP (13-inch) A$99.95 inc. GST at Apple Retail and Apple Online Store.
Happy Valentine’s Day!