Items tagged with FaceTime

For years it seemed that every discussion on Apple's new product lines and innovation required mention of an eventual Apple iTV (this writer's moniker for such a device, and not to be confused with that amorphous not-a-TV Cupertino-created product... Read more...
Still smarting from an embarrassing iCloud breach last fall, Apple is beefing up protection for its users. This week, the company indicated that it will roll out two-step authentication for two Apple services that are frequent targets of hackers and... Read more...
Just how secure is your favorite chat app? The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) found out and is sharing the results of its research as part of its battle against NSA surveillance. As you’d... Read more...
Earlier this week, Apple released an updated set of legal guidelines spelling out exactly what it can and cannot access on your iDevice, what material it will turn over to the police, and under which circumstances it will surrender it. What's... Read more...
At long last, AT&T is loosening its grip on Apple's FaceTime video conferencing technology over cellular connections. If you recall, FaceTime was limited to Wi-Fi when it was first debuted, and then in September 2012, AT&T said it would... Read more...
Great news for AT&T users who have been frustrated about the company's stance on handling FaceTime over Cellular. The carrier just expanded availability of the feature, but there's still a catch: you'll need an LTE device on a tiered data plan... Read more...
AT&T already said that it'd offer FaceTime over Cellular for free for those on one of its Shared Data plans, but Verizon Wireless is taking the opportunity to one-up its primary rival. Following the launch of the iPhone 5 today, Verizon... Read more...
Are you still enjoying that unlimited data plan on AT&T? Go on and enjoy it, because it may not be attractive for much longer. Eventually, you'll probably want to upgrade to an LTE plan, and... Read more...
We noted earlier that it seemed that AT&T Wireless' move toward data throttling for its highest 5 percent of end users could, in fact, act to push some of those grandfathered unlimited users to data tiers. Here's another move that could do so, if true. The new report concerns Apple's FaceTime video calling... Read more...
Following reports circulating since last week that both Facebook and Microsoft were looking into buying the popular VOIP service Skype, Microsoft has apparently emerged the winner, although it remains to be seen if the Redmond giant really won... Read more...
Apple hosted a huge event in California this week, and it was all centered about the Mac. We figured by the look of the invite that software would be a huge part of the discussion, and indeed it was. One of the major introductions at the event... Read more...
As promised, Apple has gone and released its iOS 4.1 software update, giving iPhone and iPod touch users plenty of reason to celebrate. And what about iPad owners? Let's not go there. For owners of the previously two mentioned products, however, iOS 4.1 shuffles a slew of updates and improvements into your... Read more...
Do you find yourself alone at home every Saturday because you have no friends? Are you constantly scrounging for folks to do things with? If so, you might have trouble trying out FaceTime, one of the more demonstrable new features of the iPhone 4. After all, if you have people constantly drooling over your new... Read more...