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Topic: FaceTime

Group FaceTime is only the latest of many Apple technologies to be delayed

08/17/2018, 12:08 pm

Just as Group FaceTime 12 will now ship late, Apple has a long history of both hardware and software missing its announced dates.

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Group FaceTime won't be available for initial iOS 12 or macOS Mojave release

08/13/2018, 01:08 pm

Apple's Group FaceTime feature apparently isn't ready for prime time, and won't be available to the general public when iOS 12 is made available to customers in the fall.

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First look at Apple's new multiuser FaceTime 5.0 for macOS Mojave

06/27/2018, 02:06 pm

After seven years of being a purely one-to-one video connection, FaceTime has been redesigned to support calls with up to 32 participants, which can include clients using macOS Mojave, iOS 12 or even watchOS 5 Apple Watch users via FaceTime audio.

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Here are over 150 new features and changes in iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad

06/15/2018, 12:06 pm

When Apple introduced iOS 12 during the WWDC 2018 keynote, they barely scratched the surface on what was changed in their latest major update. We've tracked down well over 150 features to find everything new in iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad.

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90+ new changes & features in macOS Mojave

06/09/2018, 12:06 pm

Apple's forthcoming update to the Mac is full of new features to explore. We've taken a deep dive on macOS Mojave, the successor to macOS High Sierra, to find over 90 changes and new features for users.

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How to make and use personalized Memoji on iPhone X in iOS 12

06/05/2018, 08:06 pm

In iOS 12, iPhone X users will be able create their own customized Memoji character right in the Messages app. Choose from hundreds of different design combinations to create any number of different characters to use in iMessage conversations, or even FaceTime calls.

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MacOS Mojave: Everything you need to know

06/05/2018, 03:06 pm

Apple has announced macOS 10.14 Mojave, the Mac maker's new operating system that will ship out to users this fall -- and here's everything you need to know about it.

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This is what a Group FaceTime video call in iOS 12 looks like

06/04/2018, 08:06 pm

FaceTime is getting a huge upgrade in iOS 12 with a new feature called Group FaceTime, which enables up to 32 iPhone, iPad and Mac owners to participate in a video conference call simultaneously.

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Apple debuts slick new Group FaceTime feature supporting up to 32 participants

06/04/2018, 02:06 pm

FaceTime is receiving its first major update in years -- on both iOS devices and Macs -- with long overdue support for group video calls and even fun effects.

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VoIP-Pal again accuses Apple of patent infringement with FaceTime, iMessage, Wi-Fi Calling in iPhone

05/25/2018, 02:05 pm

Patent holder VoIP-Pal has launched a new set of lawsuits against Apple, once more accusing the iPhone maker of infringing a collection of four voice over IP patents with the iMessage, FaceTime, and Wi-Fi Calling functions.

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Apple in talks to get FaceTime ban lifted in United Arab Emirates

05/02/2018, 12:05 pm

Apple and Microsoft are talking with the U.A.E. government in bids to remove years-long bans on FaceTime and Skype, respectively.

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FaceTime helps save New York woman's life after stroke symptoms spotted during call

02/21/2018, 10:02 am

A New York City woman claims Apple's FaceTime helped save her life, after symptoms of a stroke were spotted by her sister during a transatlantic conversation, leading her to seek medical assistance for the affliction.

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Australian carrier Telstra working on fix for Apple iMessage and Facetime outage [u]

02/20/2018, 09:02 pm

Telstra, one of the largest cellular carriers in Australia, is working on a fix for an apparent services outage impacting customers major metropolitan areas attempting to access Apple's iMessage and Facetime features.

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iMac Pro vs. 5K iMac, speakers and FaceTime cameras compared

12/28/2017, 12:12 pm

Apple's long-awaited iMac Pro has just our doorstep, and we've been hard at work benchmarking and testing it ever since. Here, we offer a closer look at the improved speakers, as well as a comparison of the FaceTime camera.

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Apple on the hook for $439.7 million to VirnetX over FaceTime should appeals, patent invalidation fail

10/16/2017, 12:10 pm

A series of motions by Apple in court challenging the validity of a ruling in favor of patent aggregator VirnetX have been denied, with Apple facing a $439.7 million dollar penalty -- but there are still appeals of judgements to be made, as well as the conclusion of a patent invalidation process which may wipe the slate clean.

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Judge gives greenlight to class action suit claiming Apple 'broke' FaceTime

07/31/2017, 12:07 pm

A class action lawsuit charging that Apple deliberately "broke" FaceTime on older iPhones can continue, a U.S. District judge has ruled, tossing out an Apple motion to dismiss.

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'iPhone 8' may pair FaceTime camera with 24mm or 28mm adjunct lens for facial ID

05/11/2017, 01:05 pm

With LG Innotek's new Apple-specific facility pegged as the supplier for the front-facing cameras on the "iPhone 8," speculation has turned to what exactly is mounted to facilitate the rumored facial recognition feature said to be in the device.

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Amazon launches Chime video conferencing with apps for Apple's Mac & iOS

02/14/2017, 11:02 am

Amazon on Tuesday introduced Chime, a new video meeting service backed by apps for Mac and iOS, as well as Windows and Android.

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Lawsuit claims Apple forced users to iOS 7 by breaking FaceTime

02/02/2017, 09:02 pm

A class-action lawsuit filed in California on Thursday alleges Apple schemed to force iPhone users to upgrade to iOS 7 in a bid to save money on a data services deal with Akamai, a move that rendered older hardware like iPhone 4 and 4S unusable.

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Rumor: FaceTime group video calls to debut in iOS 11

01/20/2017, 05:01 pm

Potentially fulfilling a long-standing iPhone and iPad feature request, FaceTime might finally support group video calls with iOS 11, a report claimed on Friday.

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