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Satisfy Your Valentine in 10 Minutes from Your Mobile Phone or Tablet
Feb 10, 2012 (05:02 PM EST)


~ Androidâ„¢ Powered Valentine's Day App Guide from Cricket

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Valentine's Day February frenzy already underway, Cricket Communications, a leading provider of innovative and value-driven wireless services, today announced a 5-Step App Guide for Valentine's Day.  Cricket has searched through the Android Market for interesting, gift generating ideas and selected five Apps that simplify the Valentine's Day gift shopping and event planning experience (and might add some creative love to the usual flowers, dinner and a movie option).  Since the guides are Android applications, the shopping experience is mobile and can fit into any schedule, anytime, anywhere.

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Cricket's 5 Step Valentine's Day App Guide:

#1.  1800flowers Mobile App is free from 1-800-flowers.com. This app makes it quick and easy to buy your loved one flowers or a gift for Valentine's Day. With special offers and prepackaged gift ideas, you'll have your bases covered for Valentine's Day.  And, because it's a mobile app, you can order this gift while you're on the go.  Download 1800flowers free application online at Android Market.

#2.  Photofunia is a photo editing tool that will add your face to a superhero or a famous work of art scene. You get over 150 scenes to play with and this app may also provide the theme for your Valentine's date. It's easy and does not require cutting or pasting.  Since all the techy stuff happens in the Cloud, you will need a Wi-Fi or 3G connection- no problem for Cricket's Android lineup! Send the image and you're done.  Download the Photofunia free application online at Android Market.

#3.  Touchnote postcards free Android App gives you the tools to convert a special photo into a real Valentine's Day postcard.  Make a big impact with your cherished photo and have it designed, paid for and mailed all from your mobile phone.  The App is free, and sending the postcard is just a couple bucks: affordable insurance plan, right? Download the free application online at Android Market

#4.  Love Quotes Android App is a real breakthrough for the tongue-tied.   Know what you want to say, but not quite how to say it? This quick reference to all the right words will spice up your personalized postcard and dinner date conversation.  Download Love Quotes online at Android Market and find the key words to unlock your Valentine's heart.

#5.  OpenTable is a free app that offers over 20,000+ restaurants to choose from for your dinner date. OpenTable provides a simple way to find a restaurant and make reservations instantly. Just specify the date, time, price range and matching restaurant options are provided. Download the OpenTable free application online at Android Market and make your dinner reservation today.

Cricket makes the Valentine's Day App experience a little easier with its prepaid, no contract phone and tablet options.  See Cricket branded locations, select national retailers and shop online at www.mycricket.com for special offers and the perfect accessories to any Valentine's Day gift.

Android Mobile and Tablet Lineup:

  • ZTE Score is an affordable Android smartphone that includes features like Wi-Fi capability, XT9 Trace for easy text entry, and is pre-bundled with Muve Music.
  • Huawei Ascend II comes packed with a 3.5" HVGA touch-screen, Wi-Fi capability, 600MHz processor and Android 2.3 Gingerbread.  This smartphone delivers 3G Real Web Browsing, Muve Music is preloaded and there is extra card space for MP3 music.
  • Samsung Vitality's fast 800 MHz processor, 3.5" HVGA touch-screen and easy access to social networks is designed for an interactive experience. Samsung Vitality is loaded with a 3.2MP camera/camcorder, Wi-Fi capability, 3G Real Web Browsing, and Muve Music. 
  • Huawei Mercury offers a massive 4" display and is powered by an ultrafast 1.4 GHz processor.  Added features like the 8.0MP rear camera, VGA front camera and an Android 2.3 OS are why the Mercury is the top rated prepaid smartphone on the market.
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 with Android 3.1 Honeycomb enables full access to Apps, support for Google™ Mobile Services, including Gmail™, YouTube™ and more.  Galaxy Tab's 10.1" enhanced display with a 1280x800 resolution HD screen, 1 GHz dual core application processor, 2-megapixel front-facing camera and 3-megapixel rear-facing camera offers a powerful toolset to engage any mobile, interactive experience.

For more information about Cricket's dynamic device lineup, please visit www.mycricket.com.  To follow Cricket's latest news and updates online, go to Cricket's Facebook page online at www.facebook.com/cricketwireless and Twitter at www.twitter.com/cricketnation.

About Cricket
Cricket is the pioneer and leader in delivering innovative value-rich prepaid wireless services with no long-term contracts serving approximately 5.9 million customers. Cricket offers wireless voice and mobile data services over the latest, high-quality, all-digital 4G (LTE) and 3G CDMA wireless networks. In 2011, Cricket launched its award-winning Muve Music product, the first music service designed for a wireless phone that now has more than 500,000 customers. Cricket's innovative products and services are available at Cricket branded retail stores, dealers, national retailers and at www.mycricket.com.   For more information about Cricket, please visit www.mycricket.com.  To follow Cricket's latest news and updates online, go to Facebook at www.facebook.com/cricketwireless and Twitter at www.twitter.com/cricketnation. 

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SOURCE Cricket