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Topic: FaceTime

Apple adds FaceTime video chat support to the Mac

10/20/2010, 01:10 pm

Apple on Wednesday announced a FaceTime application for Mac OS X, allowing Mac users to engage in video chat conversations with one another, as well as owners of the iPhone 4 and iPod touch.


Barclays puts $385 target on Apple, sees 150M FaceTime devices by 2012

10/12/2010, 10:10 am

British investment bank Barclays Capital on Tuesday raised its price target on shares of Apple by more than 10% to $385 per share, citing strength in all four of the company's core product segments and expectations it will build a network of 150 million FaceTime-enabled devices over the next two years.


Yahoo Messenger app update enables video calls from iPhone to desktop

10/11/2010, 10:10 pm

Yahoo has updated its Messenger iPhone app to allow video calls from the iPhone to a computer, a feature that Apple has yet to release for its FaceTime standard.


Apple's iPhone 4 won't have FaceTime at launch in the Middle East

09/24/2010, 04:09 pm

Customers in the Middle East who purchase an iPhone 4 will not have FaceTime video chat functionality, as the feature is "currently unavailable" in the region.


iOS 4.2 packs new, improved YouTube, FaceTime features and more

09/16/2010, 12:09 pm

Apple's forthcoming iOS 4.2 update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch includes a number of subtle improvements that have not yet been publicized, including expanded features for YouTube and FaceTime. AppleInsider offers a closer look.


Apple to move aggressively on FaceTime, camera-equipped iPads

09/10/2010, 04:09 pm

Apple's iPad is unlikely to endure the company's traditional 12-month product cycle for iOS device refreshes before seeing its first major enhancements, AppleInsider has been told.


Apple rumored to be building FaceTime software for Mac, Windows

09/10/2010, 08:09 am

Apple plans to extend FaceTime video chat beyond the latest iPhone and iPod touch, bringing compatibility with both Macs and PCs, according to a new rumor.


Apple blunders, no vibration on iPod touch

09/08/2010, 09:09 pm

Despite earlier references on the Apple website to a "vibrating alert" for the fourth-generation iPod touch, the new device lacks a vibration motor.


Another alleged next-gen iPod touch part has forward camera space

08/20/2010, 08:08 am

Another front panel claimed to be a component for Apple's forthcoming fourth-generation iPod touch has surfaced online, again showing a space for a front-facing camera.


iPod touch with two cameras, Retina Display said to arrive soon

08/10/2010, 07:08 pm

A new rumor claims that Apple plans to release a new iPod touch with a high-resolution Retina Display and two cameras -- much like the iPhone 4 -- in "a few weeks."


iOS 4.1 beta supports for mobile-free FaceTime via email

08/06/2010, 04:08 pm

New support in the developer beta 3 release of iOS 4.1 allows users to make FaceTime video calls without needing a phone number or mobile service, strengthening the case for FaceTime support on iPod touch, iPad and Macs.


Alleged next-gen iPod touch part has forward facing camera space

08/05/2010, 03:08 pm

New photos claimed to be of a front panel for Apple's forthcoming iPod touch upgrade show a spot for a forward-facing camera, providing more evidence that the next-generation media player will support the FaceTime open standard for video chat.


Unconfirmed case illustrations show upcoming iPod touch

08/04/2010, 11:08 pm

Photo illustrations supposedly obtained from iPod case manufacturers show a new version of the iPod touch with a camera and flash.


Apple's iPad configuration policies reference camera

08/02/2010, 04:08 pm

AppleInsider has discovered that Apple's iPad management profile policies available to corporate users include the capability to disable use of its camera, providing evidence of future intent to include a camera on upcoming models.


'Jailbreak' issues addressed, hack allows iPhone 4 FaceTime over 3G

08/02/2010, 01:08 pm

Hackers have updated their browser-based jailbreak to address issues that prevented iPhone 4 owners from using FaceTime and MMS. In addition, a new jailbreak-only application allows FaceTime video chat over 3G, without a Wi-Fi connection.


Apple executives dodge data center, FaceTime questions in earnings call

07/20/2010, 08:07 pm

As usual, Apple's executives kept close to a carefully prepared script on the company's stellar financial results, being careful not to reveal too much about the company's future plans, including its data center cloud services and broader open support for FaceTime video calling.


War between Fring and Skype boosts Apple's Facetime

07/12/2010, 03:07 pm

A battle between Fring and Skype over mobile voice and video calls could ultimately result in faster adoption of Apple's Facetime as an open standard for mobile video calls.


Apple promoting iPhone 4 in four new FaceTime ads

07/11/2010, 11:07 pm

Apple's new ads campaign for iPhone 4 have shifted from "there's an app for that," to a message targeting a specific new app: FaceTime.


iPhone gets 3G video call features via Fring, poorly

07/10/2010, 02:07 pm

A new update to the free Fring app brings the potential of 3G video calls to all iPhone users. It also enables video calls to desktop Skype users as well as other Nokia and Android smartphone users who are also using Fring. Unfortunately, it doesn't work very well yet.


Purported next-gen iPod touch parts suggest forward-facing camera

07/08/2010, 11:07 am

More evidence of a FaceTime-enabled iPod touch appeared Thursday, when parts claimed to be from Apple's forthcoming handheld device surfaced online.