Apple is now looking for a new iOS Communications Application Engineer who can help add breakthrough new features to iMessage and FaceTime. According to a job listing on the Apple website, the position for an engineer is available at the Cupertino offices and the person will be responsible for “taking the revolutionary iPhone to the next level.” Read More
So you have a new iPad with a much more improved camera system and also a front facing camera which proves to be excellent for video calls. Apple has an in-built feature called “FaceTime” which will allow you to make and receive video calls from another iOS device or a Mac. If you have an iPad, here is how you can make a FaceTime call to someone else owning an iPad, iPhone, iPod touch or a Mac. Read More
Apple recent release, iOS 4.3 for developers is leaking out a lot of information about future iPads. According to a new rumor, the iPad 2 would include two cameras, a rear facing one and a front facing camera. The cameras would support Apps such as FaceTime, a regular Camera App, and PhotoBooth.
Skype has released an update to its iOS application that brings the highly demanded video calling feature. The new Skype App allows users to make video calls using an iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, or fourth-generation iPod touch. iPad users of course won’t be able to make video calls, but they can surely receive video calls.
Video calls using the new Skype App can be made over WiFi and 3G. “We think it’s really important because it will make it easier for people to share moments,” said Rick Osterloh, vice president of products for Skype.
In an event today, Steve Jobs, Apple CEO announced that FaceTime will now be available on Mac. He even reported that in the first 4 months Apple has sold about 19 million FaceTime devices.
Today, PatentlyApple reported that China’s Patent and Trademark Office has officially published a series of new Apple Industrial Designs. According to the reports, the next generation iPad would definitely have a front-facing camera for Face-Time and will also include a two way dock connector.