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Prepare for the Royal Wedding with these Android apps

by Kate Currin

Forget spring fever, I've got royal wedding fever! Prince Charles' and Princess Diana's eldest son, William, is set to marry ‘commoner’ Catherine Middleton in the 2011 wedding of the year. There will be millions of weeping young women across the world mourning the marriage of their beloved Wills on April 29, as he pledges his love for his chosen princess, Kate. If you need to get up to speed on the royal nuptials, check out this plethora of regal apps for keeping track of the big day.

Royal Wedding Insider

Powered by BBC America, the free Royal Wedding Insider app gives the world a look into the oh-so chichi life of the British royals whilst they plan the nuptials of their beloved Prince William. Use this app to feast on royal facts, view exclusive videos, or even plan your own virtual royal wedding. Also, the editor of BRIDE's magazine provides etiquette tips on how to behave at a royal wedding in case you were lucky enough to score an invite.

A Royal Wedding Celebration

Prepare for the wedding of the year with A Royal Wedding Celebration app ($1.62) for Android.  This app is filled with all the best gossip about Prince William and Kate Middleton, including photos of their lives, speculation on the wedding dress, photos of Princess Di's (now Kate's) engagement ring, the love story, potential guests and much more. You can even take a look at the Royal Wedding route with this regal app.

Royal Wedding Countdown

Use the Royal Wedding Countdown app to count down the final days, hours, minutes and seconds until Prince William marries his princess. Tap the screen in this royally cute app for a special trumpet fanfare serenade. You'll feel like you're practically part of the regal wedding party when you open this app.

Royal Wedding Trivia & Countdown

If the trumpet fanfare of the previous countdown app doesn't do it for you, check out the free Royal Wedding Trivia & Countdown app. This kitschy royal wedding app adds trivia fun to each day of the countdown. For every day we get closer to the royal wedding, one more piece of trivia is unlocked. Tap the photo to cycle through several images.

Royal Wedding — William & Kate

The Royal Wedding — William & Kate app ($1.62) rounds up all the royal nuptial news from Britain's newspapers, blogs, podcasts and more, and puts it into one handy app for royal fans to access. You can also check out Twitter trends with this app, as well as share information on social networks and via email with friends and family who are also royal wedding enthusiasts.

The Royal Quiz: Kate & William

In celebration of Prince William's marriage to Kate Middleton, The Royal Quiz: Kate & William ($1.16) app is filled with trivia on royal families across the globe. With this royal wedding app, you are sure to not only test your knowledge of the current royal situation, but also brush up on the history of the royal guests.

The Royal Wedding Album

With today's celebrity-addicted world and the constant prying eye of the paparazzi, we feel like we know more about the Royal Family than ever before. If you're feeling like you deserve to be a part of this royal wedding, simply use the free Royal Wedding Album app to share your stories and photos. Throw a wedding watch party and take photos of your guests to contribute to this royal wedding album.

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