The Royal Wedding Goes App Crazy!
Royal wedding apps are the new way to celebrate the upcoming wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The Royal Family has released a mobile application for the Android and iPhone which covers the entire history of the royal weddings starting with Queen Victoria’s marriage to Prince Albert in 1840. Features include images of William and Middleton, a look at the royal jewelry, and a visual history of the wedding gowns.
People magazine has also decided to cash in on the royal nuptials announcing The Royals Book App, based on their popular newsstand title, The Royals: Their Lives, Loves and Secrets. Made for the iPad, the app features special interactive galleries of “gem-filled crowns and shimmering tiaras passed down through the centuries,” and the latest news and gossip on Prince William’s engagement to Middleton. It also promises to take you behind the castle walls at Windsor, Balmoral and Buckingham Palace with an exclusive behind-the-scenes look.
ABC’s wedding day coverage will be Live-Streamed on ABCNews.com, and ABC News’ iPad and iPhone applications. The wedding will be anchored by Diane Sawyer and Barbara Walters from Buckingham Palace on Friday, April 29. ABC has over 20 hours of programming planned including two one-hour editions of 20/20.
Further offerings come from NBC, the BBC and Hello! magazine. The apps cost from zero dollars to around a buck.
Written by Alex Gardner