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iOS 4.1 beta 3 features: FaceTime connections via Email

iOS 4.1 beta 3 features: FaceTime connections via Email

FaceTime accounts are currently tied to iPhone 4 phone numbers but new reports on iOS 4.1 beta 3 show the option to initiate a FaceTime video call via email address as well. We've already seen rumors that FaceTime would be tied into Apple or iTunes IDs, and if Apple does indeed plan to roll out...
iPod touch 4 parts hint at front FaceTime camera?

iPod touch 4 parts hint at front FaceTime camera?

We just saw a case that hinted at a new rear camera on iPod touch 4, now images from a parts supplier show what looks like a front, FaceTime camera hole. this part is clearly marked as an Apple part "Apple (c) 2010". This stamp is visible in the full resolution image. The part is also stamped...
iPhone 4 jailbreak enables FaceTime over 3G

iPhone 4 jailbreak enables FaceTime over 3G

If you were looking for an excuse to jailbreak your iPhone 4 using FaceTime over your carriers 3G network may just sway some of you to bite the bullet and go through the process. This can be done by installing a application located in Cydia called My3G [$3.99]. The app allows you to run any Wi-Fi...
How to fix FaceTime waiting for activation error on iPhone 4

How to fix FaceTime waiting for activation error on iPhone 4

Suffering from a FaceTime "waiting for activation" error? So was I. The one thing I wanted to try most on my new Canadian iPhone 4 was FaceTime. I've made no secret about being jealous of Chad and Leanna, so the instant iPhone 4 was in my hand and on Wi-Fi I went to hit the FaceTime button and...
FaceTime from the middle of the Pacific Ocean

FaceTime from the middle of the Pacific Ocean

This is ridiculously future-cool -- an iPhone 4 video call from the middle of the Pacific Ocean thanks to a boat, a satellite-powered Wi-Fi hotspot, and FaceTime. FaceTime from the middle of the Pacific. Arthur and Peter, my MotionX colleagues are in the office in Santa Cruz, California and...
Is this how FaceTime will work on next gen iPod touch G4, iPad G2?

Is this how FaceTime will work on next gen iPod touch G4, iPad G2?

Boy Genius and 9to5Mac have been digging deep into how FaceTime might work on iOS devices that don't have phone numbers attached to them -- namely the next generation iPod touch G4 and iPad G2. Since iPhone 4 uses phone numbers as "accounts" to route FaceTime connections, the alternative for iPod...
How to use iPhone 4 FaceTime behind a firewall

How to use iPhone 4 FaceTime behind a firewall

FaceTime might be easy but network traversal can be hard, which is why Apple has posted a knowledge base article to help you get your FaceTime behind a firewall. If the Wi-Fi network router that you are connected to uses a firewall or security software to restrict Internet access, contact the...
Apple airs 4 new iPhone 4 ads and they're all about FaceTime

Apple airs 4 new iPhone 4 ads and they're all about FaceTime

Apple has begun airing 4 new iPhone 4 commercials and once again, it's all about FaceTime, and heavy on the emotion and sentimentality. Titled Smile, Meet Her, Big News, and Haircut, each focuses on a moment of shared intimacy, of insecurity and anticipation, of surprise and joy. And they do it...
Speaking of iPod touch G4 part leaks: Front facing camera?

Speaking of iPod touch G4 part leaks: Front facing camera?

No sooner does speculation start about the iPod touch G4 than parts are spotted sporting a suspiciously front-facing camera-like hole. Been wanting in on the FaceTime action but haven't pulled the trigger on an iPhone 4? September/October may bring you your second iOS option. [9to5Mac]
iPhone 3GS Recognizing FaceTime URLs?

iPhone 3GS Recognizing FaceTime URLs?

It seems one sharp reader over at AppleInsider has noticed that the iPhone 3GS does indeed recognize FaceTime URLs under iOS 4.  Now most people familiar with how these URLs work will understand how this is possible.  Ever noticed if you're in a regular web browser and there's a link to e-mail...
Apple airs first iPhone 4 commercial - FaceTime

Apple airs first iPhone 4 commercial - FaceTime

Apple began airing their first iPhone 4 commercial last night, an extract of the FaceTime feature video they debuted at WWDC 2010. The original iPhone 2G focused on features, the internet in your pocket, music on your phone. After the launch of the App Store, iPhone 3G focused on disparate apps...

Are you using iPhone 4 FaceTime?

What are your iPhone 4 FaceTime first impressions?Market Research Some of you have had your iPhone 4 over the weekend now, plenty of time to try out Apple's "one more thing" for 2010 -- FaceTime. Have you made any FaceTime video calls? Many? Can you see this becoming part of your routine?...
For a good FaceTime call 1-888-FACETIME

For a good FaceTime call 1-888-FACETIME

Apple has set up a service for new iPhone 4 owners who want to taste the glorious future that is FaceTime, but whose Luddite friends won't cooperate by getting iPhones of their own. Just call 1-888-FACETIME and cheerful Apple service representative will answer, initiate FaceTime with you, and...
UPDATED: Steve Jobs: During FaceTime, mute is the new hold

UPDATED: Steve Jobs: During FaceTime, mute is the new hold

How do you place a call on hold when you're both on iPhone 4 and Wi-Fi, and the FaceTime button has replaced the Hold button, but you're not using FaceTime? Jonathan Cowperthwait emailed Apple's CEO to find out: During many voice calls on my new iPhone 4, the "hold" icon has been replaced...
iPhone 4 features: FaceTime hands-on

iPhone 4 features: FaceTime hands-on

Leanna and Chad go hands-on -- and faces on! -- with iPhone 4 FaceTime video calling One of the big game-changers of the iPhone 4 is FaceTime, Apple's version of video-calling. Chad and I were very excited to try it out and recorded our experience. A few things first. You can initiate a...
iPhone 4 unboxing with FaceTime, Bumper

iPhone 4 unboxing with FaceTime, Bumper

TiPb unboxes iPhone 4, gets some FaceTime We had to unbox the iPhone 4 for you all even though it's moved beyond "exciting tech blog event" to "necessary ritual." We left the burning incense out, though, and replaced it with some quick comparisons to the EVO 4G and the Nexus One. Toss in a quick...
iPhone 4 FaceTime will not use carrier minutes

iPhone 4 FaceTime will not use carrier minutes

Even though Wi-Fi is required to use FaceTime, because it can be initiated from a voice call it was unclear if it would also use minutes from your voice plan. Apple has confirmed with Business Insider that "the voice call ends as soon as the FaceTime call connects," so it will not cost you voice...
iPhone 4 preview

iPhone 4 preview

Everything you need to know about Apple's new iPhone 4 iPhone 4 is the most significant hardware revision to Apple's widescreen iPod, breakthrough internet communicator, and phone since the original iPhone 2G was released in 2007. But how significant is it? Apple CEO Steve Jobs said there were...
Skype bringing video chat to iPhone 4?

Skype bringing video chat to iPhone 4?

After Apple's announcement of FaceTime during the WWDC 2010 keynote, we knew it was only a matter of time before talk of Skype video chat would arise. Just two days later, an insider at Skype has told Pocket-Lint that they "would welcome the opportunity to work with Apple" when it comes to...
iPhone live podcast #103 - WWDC 2010

iPhone live podcast #103 - WWDC 2010

Our podcast feed Download Directly Subscribe via iTunes Special post-WWDC 2010 Keynote edition! Apple introduces iPhone 4, rebrands iPhone OS to iOS, shows off Farmville, Netflix, and iMovie for iPhone, and invents FaceTime. Listen in! Credits Thanks to the TiPb iPhone accessory...

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