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Bryan M. Wolfe
| April 29, 2011
The Best Royal Wedding Apps
The royal wedding uniting Prince William and Catherine Middleton is just hours away. With that in mind, we present some of the best apps available now in the App Store about the event. Note: Each description is from iTunes. iPad – Freebee Apps The Royal Wedding by NBC News Description: The Royal Wedding app by NBC News: This one-of-a-kind news app is an interactive and engaging way to experience all the news leading up to the Royal Wedding and a social tool for the day itself. Kate and Wills: Road to the Abbey Description: A Commemorative App for those who are following what some have called a fairytale romance and the greatest love story of the century, and for those who simply want to know more. The app is rich in content and has something for everyone. It’s informative, educational, and entertaining. iPad - Paid Apps PEOPLE The Royals Book, $4.99 Description: Based on the popular book from the editors of PEOPLE, and updated to include details of Prince William’s engagement to Kate Middleton, this app takes you inside the lives of the world's royals—at home, at play, and up-close-and-personal. The castles! The crowns! The jewelry! Plus: the Cinderella weddings of Princess Diana, Princess Grace and Queen Elizabeth; hats, haberdashery and royal style; and much more, illustrated with scores of lush photos. iPhone - Freebie Apps The Royal Wedding by NBC News for iPhone Description: The Royal Wedding app for iPhone by NBC News: This one-of-a-kind news app is an interactive and engaging way to experience all the news leading up to the Royal Wedding and a social tool for the day itself. iPhone – Paid Apps Royal Weddings, $2.99 Description: This Official Royal Collection app is a celebration of some of the key weddings of members of the British Royal Family that have taken place over the last 150 years. From Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in 1840, to TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall in 2005, you'll see how royal weddings have changed over the years, Universal Apps Royal Wedding Insider, free Description: BBC America's Royal Wedding Insider is the best way to keep up with the latest on the upcoming nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Users can get insider access to exclusive video content, wedding tips from BRIDES magazine, royal facts of the day, a wedding planner that allows you to design and share the perfect day of your own, and much more! Kings and Queens by David Starkey, $2.99 Description: Using his most recent book, "Crown and Country", as his framework, Dr Starkey charts almost two thousand years of British history. Users can browse through timelines, tap into family trees to trace royal lineage, and explore overarching themes of the last two millennia to create a ‘total history’ of Britain and her monarchy. Watch and listen to Dr Starkey through the use of extensive and exclusive video, as you dip in and out of the abridged text of the critically acclaimed "Crown and Country". The app also features live footage of the latest twist in this extraordinary royal saga: the wedding between HRH Prince William and commoner Kate Middleton. Royal Wedding - The Wills & Kate Story, $1.99 Description: Wills and Kate – A Royal Love Story is the most thorough, illustrative Royal romance storybook app available, rich with ten chapters' worth of picture galleries and video AND audio narrative from James Whitaker, the world's foremost Royal Correspondent.