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Five Apps for Valentine’s (or Mistress) Day

You’ve probably got Valentine’s Day on your calendar. You probably don’t have Mistress Day on your calendar. Because that kind of goes against the whole romance thing. Anyway, it’s on February 13. And regardless of which day you’re celebrating, these apps might help...

Untold Possibilities Surround You
PURE INTENTIONS

Untold Possibilities Surround You

Strangers. They’re just friends you haven’t met yet, really. So here’s an app called Pure that sends out blunt propositions to any friends-to-be within 30 miles who’ve also installed the app. If they like your proposal, they’ll immediately contact you back for a meetup. Being mildly interested probably works, too.

Like a Bank Safe Inside of Your Phone
ENCRYPT KEEPER

Like a Bank Safe Inside of Your Phone

Privacy is an all-too-rare commodity these days. Which is why for any and all sensitive contacts, call logs or pictures of your significant other’s... anyway, you should put them in this military-grade encrypted storage app that keeps out anyone who doesn’t have the password. Unless your password is “password.”

Hotel Rooms for... Less Than a Night
DAYS INN

Hotel Rooms for... Less Than a Night

Sometimes, you just need a nice, quiet hotel room during regular business hours. For business. Definitely not with someone you just met at a conference. Which is where this website full of day-use-only hotels comes in. Because of course that’s where it comes in.

If You Must Send Videos...
OFF THE VID

If You Must Send Videos...

Snapchat Pro. That’s essentially what you’ve got here. You can send (or receive) a three-minute, self-destructing, heavily encrypted video to be seen by one person and one person only. Bonus: you can also rescind said video if you suddenly think twice about it. The world needs more do-over buttons.

Screenshot-Proof Text Messaging
DISAPPEARING ACT

Screenshot-Proof Text Messaging

Your texts falling into the wrong hands is a legitimate fear. But this app solves that by displaying only two words of your message at a time. Once the message is finished, it vanishes forever so nobody can even take a screenshot of it. And anyone who blinks will be very confused.

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