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.
You can also link your Tinder account to your Instagram, and include info about your employer and school. You can tap on the photo to see additional information regarding the person and Facebook friends you share (if any).
Discovery settings allow other users to find you, if desired, and set a few preferences regarding who you see. You can also choose to swipe right (to like them), left (to pass), or up if you want use one of your precious “super likes” to show them you really like them.
But most of the time, the Tinder experience will consist of flicking through profiles like channels on the television.
Applause found that, in general, the most popular US dating apps trailed other apps in quality by 23 points (out of 100).
That's a big difference, and perhaps indicates that people take out their dating woes on the apps they use.
This has lead Apple to create a special education section in the App Store.
To try and make sense of all of this we have put together a nine part series on the i Pad and useful applications.