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Topic: FaceTime

iOS 4.3 adds new Photo Stream service, iPad FaceTime and PhotoBooth

01/20/2011, 01:01 am

The developer release of iOS 4.3 beta 2 includes mention of a new MobileMe-based Photo Stream picture sync feature, apparently part of a new Media Stream service, and includes versions of a standalone FaceTime and PhotoBooth app for iPad.


Skype for iPhone video calling now available; volume shutter app removed

12/30/2010, 01:12 am

As expected, Skype has added a new video calling feature to its iPhone app, giving users an alternate service from Apple's own FaceTime video chat standard. Meanwhile, an app that remapped the iPhone's volume button to serve as a shutter button has been quietly removed from the App Store.


Skype rumored to take on Apple's FaceTime at CES

12/24/2010, 01:12 pm

A pioneer in easy to use video conferencing on the desktop, Skype is now rumored to be bringing video calls to mobile devices, offering competition to Apple's FaceTime.


Apple's next-gen iPad to get iPod touch-like back, wide-range speaker - rumor

12/22/2010, 08:12 pm

The second-generation iPad may have a smaller bezel, a flat back panel and a wide-range speaker, a new unverified report claims.


Apple's iPad 2 to have front, rear cameras in early 2011 - rumor

12/10/2010, 01:12 am

Component suppliers for Apple's iPad are planning to begin a new round of iPad production in the first quarter of 2011, with one source saying that the next-generation iPad will have front- and back-mounted cameras, a new report claims.


Alleged next-gen Apple iPad cases suggest rear camera, SD card slot [u]

12/09/2010, 12:12 pm

Two new cases claimed to be designed for Apple's forthcoming second-generation iPad show the device with a rear-facing camera, as well as a space that could be used to input an SD card [updated with even more cases].


Foxconn rumored to ship next-gen iPad in 100 days for April launch

12/07/2010, 12:12 am

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn will begin shipping Apple's next-generation iPad within the next 100 days, allowing Apple to stock up for an April launch, a new report claims.


Camera lens supplier selected for Apple's second-generation iPad - rumor

11/30/2010, 07:11 am

Rumors that a Taiwanese company has been selected to exclusively supply camera lens modules for Apple's forthcoming second-generation iPad have been unsurprisingly met with a "no comment."


T-Mobile US ad parodies Apple, shows iPhone 4 saddled by AT&T

11/03/2010, 11:11 am

A new advertisement from T-Mobile parodies Apple's iconic "Get a Mac" ads, suggesting that the AT&T network and the lack of 3G support for FaceTime have weighed down the iPhone 4.


Apple's next-gen iPad rumored to have two cameras - report

10/29/2010, 01:10 pm

Apple's next-generation iPad, set to launch in the first quarter of 2011, will include a forward-facing camera for FaceTime video chat, in addition to a second rear camera, according to an unconfirmed rumor from an investment firm.


Apple's FaceTime brings push notifications to the Mac

10/22/2010, 05:10 pm

Apple has brought another iOS feature 'back to the Mac' in the form of push notification services for the beta version of FaceTime for Mac, which can notify you of an incoming video call even when the application is not running.


iTunes password security in FaceTime for Mac beta draws concern [u]

10/21/2010, 09:10 am

Apple's newly released FaceTime for Mac beta allows users to change their iTunes password without reentering their existing password, causing a potential security issue [update: View Account no longer works].


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.