Tag Archive: FaceTime


When you’re a company with the kind of bank that Apple has, it’s no wonder that you’d be a target for patent trolls. Well, it seems that the trolls are out from under their bridge again, because Secure Web Conference Corporation… Read more ›

Could Apple be working on a higher-resolution version of FaceTime for use in enterprise? A new patent published Tuesday suggests that it’s at least something the company is looking at, as it describes a multi-view video conferencing camera system that… Read more ›

How FaceTime wrecked a sailor’s dream

Apple’s video chat feature FaceTime has bridged the miles for families, sparked a ton of romances and probably shattered a few marriages. This may be the first time it’s probably ever shipwrecked someone, though. John Berg was sailing off the… Read more ›

FaceTime makes video chat and audio calls easier than ever, or at least, it does when FaceTime works. While FaceTime used to be one of the most reliable ways to initiate a video conversation between any Macs, iPhones, or iPads, sometimes it just doesn’t work. More recently, a bug has been identified that has completely … Read More

iOS 6 Users Suffer Major FaceTime Outage

Remember that old slang phrase from the 90s: “Talk to the hand, because the face ain’t listening?” Apple seems to be taking a similar tack — except that you can substitute “talk to the hand” to “upgrade to iOS 7,”… Read more ›

The Mac can now make outbound voice calls to other Apple users that have an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or another Mac, using nothing but the native FaceTime Audio service. Built into OS X, FaceTime Audio can be used to call any other FaceTime user, free, anywhere in the world, and it provides excellent audio … Read More   [Read More...]

The Mac can now make outbound voice calls to other Apple users that have an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or another Mac, using nothing but the native FaceTime Audio service. Built into OS X, FaceTime Audio can be used to call any other FaceTime user, free, anywhere in the world, and it provides excellent audio … Read More

  Apple has released an new update for Mavericks that fixes the goto fail SSL vulnerability that was patched up on iOS last week with the iOS 7.0.6 update. Along with fixing SSL/TLS vulnerability, the update brings in a couple of… Read more ›     

While iPhone calls these days are vastly better than those of iPhone models in the past, let a lone calls made on those old flip phones, they can still be pretty cruddy, depending on your service coverage and location within… Read more ›     

Make a call from the Messages app in iOS Though we all rely heavily on text messages and iMessage these days, sometimes it’s just easier to talk on the phone. This can be particularly true if you’re in the middle of a texting conversation and things are moving quickly, being misinterpreted, continuously skewed by autocorrect, or, if you’re like me, you’re just plain awful when it comes to accurately typing anything on the  [Read More...]