First official Royal Wedding app unveiled

5 Apr 2011

The first ever ‘Royal App’ has been launched by the Royal Collection in the run up to the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton on 29 April. The Android and iPhone app also celebrates previous royal weddings.

The app features details of various royal weddings, beginning with Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s nuptials in 1840, up to the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer, and culminating with Prince Charles’ wedding to Camilla Parker-Bowles in 2005.

The app will be available from the Apple Apps Store and the Android Market on 18 April and will cost stg£1.79.

The app will come with all kinds of information for Royal Wedding-obsessed smartphone users, including details about the dresses, jewelry and gifts.

The app is the latest in a series of technological souvenirs to emerge in recent weeks, including an Alcatel Prince William and Kate Middleton mobile phone and a GE fridge.

In addition, it emerged someone has tried to sell a domain name associated with the wedding for stg£25,000 on eBay.

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years