Tag Archive: FaceTime


iMessage and FaceTime just got a lot harder to hack

Apple is making iMessage and FaceTime harder to hack by turning on two-step verification on both services in an effort to tighten security for iOS and Mac users. The extra security goes into effect today and gives users an extra layer of… Read more ›

Now that the Continuity feature allows the Mac to receive incoming calls from your associated iPhone, in addition to standard FaceTime video and audio chat, you may want to take a moment to customize the ringtone that sounds when a call is coming to a particular Mac. This is particularly helpful with multiple-Mac environments with … Read More

One of the great things about iMessage and FaceTime is that it encrypts your messages automatically, making it very, very difficult for hackers to spy on the messages you send. But guess what? If U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron gets… Read more ›

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