Royal Wedding? There's an app for that

(CNN) -- The countdown is on to the biggest wedding of the year. And if you can't make it to London for Prince William and Kate Middleton's big day, or just can't get enough of all things royal, we've rounded up smartphone apps that will put the action in the palm of your hand.

Anglophiles and technophiles alike will have plenty to keep them texting, talking, tweeting, and buzzing on the big day even if they didn't make the royal guest list.

To help you with your royal wedding countdown, brush up on royal trivia, or to make that early stateside wedding wakeup call, try the Alarm Royale App for iPhone and wake up to church bells, "The Wedding March," or "God Save The Queen."

Something old? Try something new! Westminster Abbey, founded the year 960, has chimed in with something very 2011. Their 3D app for Android, iPhone, and iPad lets users take a walk up the royal aisle just like the future princess bride, with an assortment of royal facts along the way.

Speaking of following the royal route, Google Earth has mapped it out in 3D and gives SmartPhone, Tablet, Laptop, and Desktop users a bird's eye view of the trek thorugh London plus the city's famous landmarks minus the wedding day crowds.

While fashionistas breathlessly await that first glimpse at Kate Middleton's dress, they can pass the time by "Dressing the Royals," an app for iPhone and iPad that will even let you snap a family portrait when you're done.


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