The best location based gps app for dating

(CNN) -- There are many reasons people fall for each other: Personality, looks, humor -- sax-playing ability.

But a new class of GPS-enabled smartphone apps is trying to bring dating back to the pure, data-driven basics. In this new era of app-driven love, location is most important.

Shopkick successfully partnered with over 270,000 retailer locations — quite a number!

Apart from geolocation, large services are also using BLE marks technology.

It’s almost like location-based messaging app Momo from China but for brands.

For example, Shopkick location-aware app gives users points (kicks) when they enter certain shops and while at the shop people are more likely to buy something since they’re already there.

John Corpuz flip-flopped between computer science and creative writing courses in school.

As a contributor to Tom's Guide he's found a happy middle ground writing about apps, mobile gaming and other geekery.

Take, for example, the story of Scott Kutcher and Amanda Segal.

They started dating in March when, during a Jay-Z concert at Madison Square Garden, Scott pulled out his i Phone, opened an app called Skout and scanned a list of near-by women.

While it’s still available for free, the company received a lot of flak last year when it brought a Plus subscription that vastly limited the free version.

While we don’t have a problem with the Tinder Plus subscription, there are other problems like the app’s appearance-based approach for matches, which isn’t liked by everyone.

A grid of photos showed women who, at that very moment, were within a certain radius of Scott and his GPS-enabled phone.

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