The following list includes five geo-location apps for romance-seekers on the go.

One of the earlier GPS-powered social networks, Brightkite isn’t a “dating” app per se, but rather, introduces local users on a basic level.

In July OKCupid introduced its geo-location app to help users keep watch for local singles.

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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.

Location-based services like Foursquare are here to stay, that much is true. In 2009, a study by online dating site Skout noted that 69% of people were comfortable meeting up with someone they met on their i Phone, and 40% were using a mobile dating service while out at bars, clubs and restaurants.

For some, however, local deals and specials only go so far. Now GPS dating apps for those looking for local love have flooded the i Phone and Android markets.

By connecting to Facebook and Twitter, the app lets you see, in real time, how to connect with those physically around you.

Each time you check in to a location, Sonar checks whether other users are nearby.

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