FaceTime archive

  • BBM delayed for iPhone and Android: Here are 7 alternative IM apps
    Apps

    BBM delayed for iPhone and Android: Here are 7 alternative IM apps

    By 24 September 2013

    BlackBerry Messenger for iPhone and Android has been delayed, but there are plenty of other ways you can talk to your friends via instant messenger (IM) on your iPhone or Android device. Here are some of the very popular alternatives. Whatsapp iTunes, Google...

  • 3G FaceTime coming in iOS 6?
    Phones

    3G FaceTime coming in iOS 6?

    By 21 May 2012

    A pop-up warning that has appeared with the latest build of iOS - 5.1.1 - hints that Apple is soon to introduce the possibility of making FaceTime video calls over 3G, perhaps for iOS 6. Since its launch, FaceTime has been restricted to Wi-Fi use, meaning...

  • Apple HDTV to have FaceTime and Siri?
    Televisions

    Apple HDTV to have FaceTime and Siri?

    By 8 May 2012

    An Apple HDTV will have a built-in camera for FaceTime video calls as well as Siri for voice commands, according to a source that claims to have seen a prototype. Cultofmac.com quotes the “anonymous” source as saying the TV resembles Apple’s LED-backlit...

  • iPad 2: Facts, rumours and speculation
    Tablets

    iPad 2: Facts, rumours and speculation

    By 2 March 2011

    The countdown to the launch of the iPad 2 began the moment the first iteration was announced. In fact, even beforehand. But now, it's almost upon us. In a few short hours, an Apple representative - possibly Jobs, probably Cook - will unveil the company's...

  • Apple starts charging for FaceTime
    Laptops

    Apple starts charging for FaceTime

    By 24 February 2011

    Apple has announced that while its new MacBook Pro models, announced on Thursday, would be getting its FaceTime app for free, those looking to enjoy the app on older computers will have to pay for the privilege. “FaceTime is included with all new MacBook...

  • Skype for iPhone goes live, adds video calling, takes on FaceTime
    Phones

    Skype for iPhone goes live, adds video calling, takes on FaceTime

    By 30 December 2010

    As rumoured, Skype has confirmed that the new version of its iPhone application, launched on Wednesday, brings video calling to millions of mobile users around the globe over both 3G and WiFi networks. Available to download from the Apple App Store for...

  • VIDEO: Apple turns the cheese up to 11 for Christmas
    Phones

    VIDEO: Apple turns the cheese up to 11 for Christmas

    By 21 December 2010

    We at Pocket-lint were highly critical of Apple's first round of FaceTime based iPhone 4 adverts saying at the time that it "physically hurts to watch these cheese-fests". But someone in the Apple advertising team must love a bit of mush as the iPhone...

  • FaceTime for Mac beta review
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    FaceTime for Mac beta review

    By 20 October 2010

    Apple has done what people have been asking it to do since the launch of the Apple iPhone 4 in June - bring FaceTime to Mac. But what's it like? Well not ones to pass on the chance of trying new technology we jumped over to the Apple site, downloaded...

  • Apple press conference: What was announced?
    Laptops

    Apple press conference: What was announced?

    By 20 October 2010

    Apple's Back to the Mac press conference is now over, and there were plenty of new products and software touted. No 7-inch iPad (which was always unlikely), but what exactly did Steve Jobs and his team have to launch? iLife 11 2 years in the making,...

  • FaceTime coming to the Mac
    Phones

    FaceTime coming to the Mac

    By 20 October 2010

    FaceTime is coming to the Mac. Steve Jobs has just announced it at the Back to the Mac event, but eagle-eyed spotters would have realised just before that, as the icon was showing during the iLife demo. “FaceTime makes video calling to or from mobile...

  • Yahoo Messenger takes on FaceTime
    Apps

    Yahoo Messenger takes on FaceTime

    By 12 October 2010

    Yahoo has updated its Messenger app for the iPhone, bringing with it video calling. The feature will work between any two Yahoo (or other compatible) Messenger clients, whether that be iPhone 4 to iPhone 4 (as you'll need a front facing camera, obviously),...

  • Facetime and Tablet added to 2011 Nerdic dictionary...
    Online

    Facetime and Tablet added to 2011 Nerdic dictionary...

    By 7 October 2010

    Ten new words and phrases, including Facetime, Tablet and Froyo, have entered the 2011 version of Pixmania's official Nerdic dictionary, the lexicon of geek speak for tech-holics. They have replaced a number of (near) defunct sayings and names, such...

  • iPod touch gets FaceTime
    Audio

    iPod touch gets FaceTime

    By 1 September 2010

    The worst kept secret leading up to the Apple event over in San Francisco was that the iPod touch would be getting FaceTime. And, Steve Jobs has confirmed what we all suspected. The Apple boss also stated that the new iPod touch would be thinner, have...

  • FaceTime gets email calling in latest iOS 4.1 build
    Phones

    FaceTime gets email calling in latest iOS 4.1 build

    By 7 August 2010

    We've already seen the rumours that FaceTime is likely to come to the new Apple iPod touch 4G, expected to launch later this year, and now more evidence of that scenario has turned up in the latest iOS 4 beta. Turns out that in iOS 4.1 Beta 3, Apple...

  • Palm: webOS rival to Apple's FaceTime?
    Phones

    Palm: webOS rival to Apple's FaceTime?

    By 20 July 2010

    Hmmmm. What have we here? A job advert from Palm has cropped up over in the states for a "Video Conferencing Software Engineer" based at its Sunnyvale HQ. Could the next wave of webOS devices be boasting a FaceTime rival? The job calls for someone along...