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Skype video calling coming to iPhone 4 and iPod touch 4

Skype video calling coming to iPhone 4 and iPod touch 4

Skype is saying they have some video-related announcements heading our way for CES 2011 in a just over a week and you know what that means -- iPhone 4 and iPod touch 4 video calling, right? Skype is participating in an event titled "Video Calling Gets Ready for Primetime" and they have also...
No network admin? No problem if you have an iPhone and FaceTime!

No network admin? No problem if you have an iPhone and FaceTime!

FaceTime isn't the first video calling implementation on a smartphone but it's the first one that's easy to use and has a common and widespread install base, and that brings with it some interesting and decidedly futuristic advantages. Take this, which happened to a friend of mine today: Our...
Apple Stores merry with FaceTime Santa displays

Apple Stores merry with FaceTime Santa displays

Adding to the endless Beatles loops and festive iPad snow globes, Apple Stores now have their very own FaceTime Santa in the windows, spreading Christmas cheer to boys, girls, families, elves, and Mrs. Clause alike. I caught this one on video at my local Apple Store tonight. Have you seen FaceTime...
iPad 2 might just have a camera, better resolution display [Rumors]

iPad 2 might just have a camera, better resolution display [Rumors]

More rumors out of the supply chain today suggest that iPad 2 might indeed have a camera -- front and back, actually -- and once again a better resolution display is being mentioned as well. Kelvin Soh and Argin Chang, reporting for Reuters, spoke to four people "familiar with the situation...
Imagining iPad 2

Imagining iPad 2

iPad 2 rumors have been making their way through the internet pretty much since the day after the current iPad debuted but lately they've picked up considerable speed. Leaks have come from supposed manufacturers and suppliers, of course, but given the time of year and Apple's refresh cycles for...
Apple rumored to have selected camera supplier for iPad 2

Apple rumored to have selected camera supplier for iPad 2

Digitimes are running an interesting iPad 2 rumor, this time claiming that Apple has another camera component manufacturer in place for the next iteration of the iPad. A few weeks ago we heard that PC Board manufacturers had been appointed. Now Digitimes claim rumors point to Largan Precision...
iPad 2 to sport FaceTime, gyroscope, Retina Display, USB? [rumor

iPad 2 to sport FaceTime, gyroscope, Retina Display, USB? [rumor

A Chinese newspaper is claiming, based on "industry sources", that five new features will be coming with the next generation iPad 2, including video phone, new display technology, 3-axis gyroscope, "better mobility", and USB. We have previously told you that sources claimed the iPad 2 is rumored...
iPad 2 component manufacturers revealed?

iPad 2 component manufacturers revealed?

According to a report by Digitimes, three manufacturers have been appointed to provide components for the next generation iPad 2. Ibiden, Tripod Technology and TTM Technologies will manufacture and supply PCB boards for the new iPad. Additional suppliers will be added to the list in February 2011...
Vote now for your favorite new iPhone/iPad feature of the year - TiPb Awards

Vote now for your favorite new iPhone/iPad feature of the year - TiPb Awards

Favorite new iPhone/iPad feature of the yearonline survey The 2010 TiPb Awards are underway and it's time to vote on all your favorites. This time it's for your favorite new iPhone/iPad feature of the year. This year we have a lot to choose from. iOS 4 brought tons of functionality and...
iPad 2 to include two cameras, FaceTime [rumor]

iPad 2 to include two cameras, FaceTime [rumor]

Barron's is reporting that OmniVision will supply the CMOS sensors for two cameras in the next generation iPad 2 -- a 5MP camera on the back and a VGA quality camera on the front. OmniVision (OVTI) will supply CMOS image sensors for a second-generation Apple (AAPL) iPad that will launch in...
iPhone live podcast 122: Back to the Mac

iPhone live podcast 122: Back to the Mac

Our podcast feed Download Directly Subscribe via iTunes We're taking iOS back to the Mac with FaceTime and App Stores and Folders, oh my! Plus, Steve Jobs tells us what he really thinks about BlackBerry competition and Android openness, and we've got the body-bags to prove it. This...

FaceTime between iPhone 4 and Mac [Video]

Right after Apple released FaceTime for Mac beta, Dieter grabbed his iPhone 4 and called me up on my MacBook. The video above shows the results. It worked well and looked good. FaceTime for Mac is incredibly barebones right now, almost no UI chrome or options but we'll see what happens come...
FaceTime for Mac beta now available for download

FaceTime for Mac beta now available for download

As promised by Steve Jobs during Apple's Back to the Mac event, FaceTime for Mac beta is now up on Apple.com and available for download: FaceTime for Mac makes it possible to talk, smile, wave, and laugh with anyone on an iPhone 4, iPod touch, or Mac from your Mac over Wi-Fi. So you can catch...
Apple announces FaceTime for Mac

Apple announces FaceTime for Mac

As part of the Back to the Mac event, Steve Jobs has just announced FaceTime for Mac. The interface is bare bones, a naked QuickTime X-like UI but it does full screen, and it works as simply as FaceTime for iOS. (Which Jobs also announced they've shipped on 19 million devices to date). Beta...
FaceTime for Mac icon makes early appearance at Back to the Mac event?

FaceTime for Mac icon makes early appearance at Back to the Mac event?

Apple's busy doing their Back to the Mac demo, and call us crazy but it looks like there's a FaceTime icon lurking in the dock? Could Apple be about to show off FaceTime for Mac? We'll know very soon. [Thanks guest!]
3G Unrestrictor updated to Bring FaceTime over 3G back to iOS 4.1! [Jailbreak]

3G Unrestrictor updated to Bring FaceTime over 3G back to iOS 4.1! [Jailbreak]

FaceTime over 3G was one of the most popular reasons to Jailbreak, yet with the rush to upgrade to iOS 4.1 now that both Limera1n and Greenpois0n Jailbreaks have been released, users quickly found out that it no longer worked. Well, Kim Streich has quickly updated 3G Unresictor to fix this...
FaceTime: Group video chats and Middle-East carrier spats?

FaceTime: Group video chats and Middle-East carrier spats?

A couple of interesting FaceTime tidbits this weekend as it looks like group video chats might be available in the future, but only on iPod touch in the Middle-East. First up, while FaceTime is still missing from certain Middle-Eastern iPhone 4 carriers, it appears to be working fine on iPod...
Yahoo Messenger app to add 3G video chat

Yahoo Messenger app to add 3G video chat

Earlier this week the VP of Yahoo! Mobile in America, David Katz, let slip that Yahoo! will soon be supporting video chat on their mobile apps, including iPhone. A Yahoo Spokesperson has said that he believes: the iPhone app has already been approved by Apple and that it would be would be...
iPod touch 2010: Everything you need to know in 10 minutes [video]

iPod touch 2010: Everything you need to know in 10 minutes [video]

iPod touch 4 (2010) is thinner and more powerful, with Retina Display, FaceTime, HD video, and Game Center. If you've heard about it but haven't tried it, if you're thinking about iPod touch vs. iPhone 4 vs. iPad, if you just want to know how this year's model is different than the last, then...
New iPad 2 with FaceTime coming early?

New iPad 2 with FaceTime coming early?

iPad 2 with FaceTime video calling is coming ahead of schedule according to Apple Insider who cite "a person with proven knowledge of Apple's future product plans". They say Q1 of next year, but perhaps as soon as before the holiday season. Q1 2011 wouldn't really be ahead of schedule, however,...

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