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6 tech essentials the royals love from Kate's MacBook to Meghan's iPad case

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Megan Bull

Royals have resumed their official duties from home thanks to these trusty tech essentials. The Duchess of Cambridge has become a Zoom pro, using her MacBook and foldable laptop stand, while the Countess of Wessex has invested in a professional microphone. As well as most offices, gyms have had to close amidst the pandemic, but that doesn't mean that the royals won't be able to keep on top of their health and fitness goals. Prince Harry has been pictured wearing the high tech Oura Ring on a number of occasions, while Duchess of Cornwall often accessorises with her Apple Watch. 

We've rounded up the royals' favourite tech essentials, so you can make life that little bit easier.

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Kate Middleton's laptop and laptop stand

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Duchess Kate has been using her MacBook and laptop stand for Zoom calls

The Duchess of Cambridge has resumed her royal duties over Zoom using her MacBook and handy laptop stand. 

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2020 Apple MacBook Pro 13", £1,189, John Lewis

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We've found a version of Kate's tech stand for £34.99 - such a steal! What's more, the foldable stand is really versatile. It can also be used as a breakfast tray, a standing desk, a book tray, and a writing desk. It even has a detachable mobile phone holder and is good for neck pain. 

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Laptop stand, £34.99, Amazon

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The Countess of Wessex's microphone

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The Earl and Countess of Wessex used a professional microphone for their first royal engagement of 2021

In January the Earl and Countess of Wessex carried out their first joint engagement of 2021 as they took a virtual tour of Forfar in Angus, Scotland from the comfort of their Surrey home, Bagshot Park. 

Given a glimpse of their tech set-up in photos shared by the royal family's social media accounts, Sophie and Edward were pictured using a professional microphone for the occasion, and you can shop a similar version for under £120 on Amazon. 

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Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone, £119, Amazon

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Meghan Markle's iPad case

Back in 2016, Meghan took to Instagram and listed her orange leather tech case by Stow as one of her go-to travel essentials. 

Made from luxury Spanish leather, you can shop the brand's folio-style cases starting from £195 but if you're looking for something less pricey, Amazon is selling a similar version and it's £4.99.  

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Leather Tech Case - Amber Orange & Sky Blue, £365, STOW

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Orange iPad case, £4.99, Amazon

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Prince Harry's fitness ring

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Prince Harry was first seen wearing the Oura ring in 2018

Back in 2018, Prince Harry was spotted wearing a new, quirky piece of jewellery while embarking on his overseas royal tour in Australia. PEOPLE magazine has since confirmed that it's in fact an Oura Ring, which tracks sleep and activity through body temperature sensors and LED technology. Fancy! 

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Silver Heritage ring, $299, Oura

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Duchess Camilla's Apple Watch

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The Duchess of Cornwall loves her Apple Watch

The Duchess of Cornwall regularly accessories her outfits with her trusty Apple Watch. The everyday gadget can be used for everything from tracking your fitness and health goals, to sending texts, making calls and listening to music. 

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Apple Watch Series 3, £197, John Lewis

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Queen Máxima's TV screen

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Queen Máxima has created the ultimate comfy setup for Zoom calls

Queen Máxima made headlines in January after she was pictured sitting barefoot at her desk during a Zoom call.  Paying a virtual visit to Senegal in her role as a UN special advocate, the royal was seen sitting alone at a grand conference table in front of a tablet and a large TV screen complete with an additional camera on top. 

Making conference calls that little bit easier, anyone with a large working from home space can do the same for £479. Remote Access allows you to mirror your computer's display onto this Samsung TV screen wirelessly. You can even tap into your office PC to access files or work on documents using Microsoft Office 365—all from your sofa. 

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SAMSUNG UE55TU7020KXXU 55", £479, Currys PC World

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