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How to use FaceTime to make video calls on the new iPad

How to use FaceTime to make video calls on the new iPad

One of the greatest features of the new iPad and all iOS devices is FaceTime. FaceTime is free over Wi-Fi video calling that allows you to see the caller on the other end of the conversation through the iPad's front-facing camera. You can also “swap” cameras and show the caller what is around...
PSA: The new iPad won't do FaceTime over LTE

PSA: The new iPad won't do FaceTime over LTE

Attention avid video callers: according to early reviews, the new 3rd-generation iPad won't be able to make FaceTime calls over LTE. Given how popular we're all expecting the new iPad to be, I wouldn't be surprised if carriers put the lock-down on FaceTime in order to keep their LTE networks...
Rumor: Next iPad to come with HD FaceTime, Retina display, 8MP rear camera, iPad 2 drops to $399

Rumor: Next iPad to come with HD FaceTime, Retina display, 8MP rear camera, iPad 2 drops to $399

Jeremy Horwitz from iLounge has posted rumors about the iPad 3 and what his sources say we should expect. Some of the included were upgraded front and rear cameras with HD FaceTime on the front and an 8MP sensor on the rear. His sources believe the rear camera may in fact be the same as the...
Halloween costume uses two iPads to make a huge hole in your stomach [video]

Halloween costume uses two iPads to make a huge hole in your stomach [video]

NASA employee Mark Rober has come up with a fantastic Halloween costume that uses two iPads to create an amazing effect. He positioned one iPad 2 under his shirt on his front and one on his back. He then cut out two holes in his shirt around the iPads and added some fake blood around the openings...
How to watch FaceTime calls on the big screen with Apple TV

How to watch FaceTime calls on the big screen with Apple TV

Apple TV, when combined with AirTime Mirroring, is great way to take personal FaceTime video calls between family or colleagues and make them group calls that everyone can engage with. Whether you want to get the whole gang together for a big birthday bash, or the entire office for a conference...
iOS 5 features: AirPlay Mirroring for FaceTime

iOS 5 features: AirPlay Mirroring for FaceTime

iOS 5 beta 3 seems to have enabled another feature -- AirPlay mirroring for FaceTime. If this makes it into the final release -- and not everything does -- it'll be fantastic for families and businesses alike. The ability to easily start a video call and beam it onto the big screen is compelling...
Apple releases new iPhone commercials for AirPlay, FaceTime

Apple releases new iPhone commercials for AirPlay, FaceTime

Continuing their new "if you don't have an iPhone" campaign, Apple began showing two new iPhone 4 commercials tonight -- FaceTime and AirPlay. FaceTime demos iPhone-to-iPhone video calling, which has been a staple for Apple since iPhone 4 was released. It also demos iPhone-to-Mac and iPhone to...
iMessage and FaceTime and iChat, oh my!

iMessage and FaceTime and iChat, oh my!

This year at WWDC 2011 Apple announced iMessage, a BBM-like instant messaging service built right into the SMS/MMS app. They also built Twitter right into the OS, for clip sharing in Safari, Photos, etc. and come this fall, authentication for the official Twitter app and others. Last year at WWDC...
iOS 5 to bring FaceTime over 3G?

iOS 5 to bring FaceTime over 3G?

MacRumors received this screenshot from an anonymous reader today stating that it looks like Apple is preparing to take FaceTime over the carrier frequencies. It will probably be limited to 3G only, and not Edge. This is all speculation of course. Unless you are apart of the jailbreak community...
iPad 3G can make calls and send SMS messages with soon to be released jailbreak app [video]

iPad 3G can make calls and send SMS messages with soon to be released jailbreak app [video]

If you have a burning desire to make phone calls or send SMS messages on your iPad 3G, you'll be happy to know that a group by the name of iPhoneIslam has demonstrated a jailbreak application that enables calls, SMS and FaceTime via phone number on an iPad 3G. The hack will be called PhoneItiPad...
Poll: Are you using your iPad 2 cameras?

Poll: Are you using your iPad 2 cameras?

What do you use your iPad 2 cameras for?Market Research Are you using the cameras on your iPad 2? Apple really didn't go out of their way to provide great cameras, basically porting over what they had in the iPod touch 4 instead of the much better camera in the iPhone 4. But they say the...
Apple introduces new iMacs, FaceTime HD now everywhere... but iOS

Apple introduces new iMacs, FaceTime HD now everywhere... but iOS

Apple has pulled the trigger on quad-core "Sandy Bridge" i5 and i7 equipped, ThunderBolt port sporting, FaceTime HD packing, iMacs and as Steve Jobs would say, they're real screamers. “Our customers love the iMac’s aluminum enclosure, gorgeous display and all-in-one design,” said Philip...
TiPb Picks of the Week

TiPb Picks of the Week

Every week a few of us from team TiPb will bring you our current favorite, most fun and useful App Store apps, WebApps, jailbreak apps, even the occasional accessory, web site, or desktop app if the mood strikes us. As long as they’re iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch related, they’re fair game. To...
iOS 4.3.2 should fix Verizon iPad 2 connectivity issues

iOS 4.3.2 should fix Verizon iPad 2 connectivity issues

Boy Genius Report is claiming that the upcoming iOS 4.3.2 update should fix some of the connection woes Verizon iPad 2 users have been experiencing. The Verizon iPad 2 models seemed to be the only models affected. A dependable source has told BGR that the update should be available within the...
Daily Tip: How to do FaceTime over 3G via iPhone personal hotspot

Daily Tip: How to do FaceTime over 3G via iPhone personal hotspot

Have an iPhone and and another iOS device like iPad 2 or iPod touch 4 and curious how to use personal hotspot to place a FaceTime video call over 3G? We showed off the feature in our TiPb TV iPad tourist video and mentioned it as a bonus in our how to connect your iPad to iPhone personal hotspot...
TiPb TV 17: iPad 2 tourist

TiPb TV 17: iPad 2 tourist

We're back from flu enforced hiatus with an all new episode of TiPb TV featuring Apple's all new iPad 2! There's so much to cover we're going to be breaking it up over several shows and fair warning -- we're going to be having fun with it. (If you want a more traditional look, go read our iPad...
Apple releases new MacBook Pros with FaceTime HD, Thunderbolt I/O

Apple releases new MacBook Pros with FaceTime HD, Thunderbolt I/O

As rumored, Apple has released new MacBook Pros this morning in 13 inch, 15 inch and 17 inch form factors featuring quad-core Intel Core i7 processors at the high end and a couple of features that might just be of interest to the TiPb faithful -- FaceTime HD and Thunderbolt I/O. Get more of...
FaceTime for Mac comes out of beta, goes $0.99 on Mac App Store

FaceTime for Mac comes out of beta, goes $0.99 on Mac App Store

FaceTime for Mac has just come out of beta and is now available in full release form for $0.99 in the Mac App Store. Originally pre-released during Apple's Back to the Mac event it's interesting to see it go on official sale right before the rumored MacBook Pro update which could occur as early...
Apple set to introduce FaceTime HD, ThunderBolt I/O?

Apple set to introduce FaceTime HD, ThunderBolt I/O?

Specs for the upcoming MacBook Pro update seem to have been leaked online and among them are FaceTime HD and what just might be Apple's name for the 10Gbps LightPeak port -- ThunderBolt I/O. Apple used to call MacBook cameras iSight, but since FaceTime launched on iPhone and iPod touch they've...
iOS 4.3 beta 2 reveals iPad 2 Camera, PhotoBooth and FaceTime apps

iOS 4.3 beta 2 reveals iPad 2 Camera, PhotoBooth and FaceTime apps

The latest iOS 4.3 beta 2 released to developers yesterday, reveals a Camera app, PhotoBooth app and a FaceTime app will all be included in iPad 2. The evidence comes from an image found in the latest beta. The image (homeScreenOverlayFaceTime~iPad.png) is used to preview home screen wallpaper...

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