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Thread: FaceTime Comes Back to Mac
10-20-2010, 02:21 PM #21
I'm excited about this. It'll be great to have more people on FaceTime.21.5" iMac 3.06 GHz Intel Core i3 l 15" MacBook Pro 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 l 17" PowerBook 1.67 GHz
iPhone 4 32 GB l TV 160 GB l 32 GB iPad
10-20-2010, 02:21 PM #22
HOLY SH*T!!! It works like a champ! This is awesome.
10-20-2010, 02:21 PM #23
Facetime is gonna take over the world now.
10-20-2010, 02:22 PM #24
10-20-2010, 02:25 PM #25
Hopefuly a windows version comes out soon. Would be nice to talk to my daughter when I'm at workno spam
10-20-2010, 02:27 PM #26
I had no issues signing in with my Apple ID. As I said earlier, setup was basically non-existent, and it works perfect.
10-20-2010, 02:36 PM #27
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10-20-2010, 02:40 PM #29
Seriously, this is awesome. Wish I could test it on 3G but I don't have 3G in my area and no one that is available to talk right now. Gotta wait to see how good this is over time but for it to work flawlessly 15 seconds after it installed is awesome in it's own right.
EDIT: What's even more awesome is that FaceTime on the Mac does not have to be open and running to receive a call. It starts when you're called, very very quickly too, and closes when you're done.
Last edited by KartRacer; 10-20-2010 at 02:42 PM.
10-20-2010, 02:42 PM #30
I bet you anything that while in beta, there will be no windows version. Just hold on.
10-20-2010, 02:43 PM #31
10-20-2010, 02:47 PM #32
Nice title by the way. Guess when the title doesn't contain the words 'Verizon' 'iPhone' 'confirmed' 'tomorrow' 'rumor' or anything else the essany can't skim from another site, it isn't worth making sense.
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10-20-2010, 02:52 PM #33
Anyone else having issues getting it to install? It keeps telling me that there's an update required so I ran all of my updates and it still won't let me install it. It's requiring the latest security update.
Edit: Nevermind... it requires Snow Leopard. That's my issue. Stupid, old work computer...
Last edited by billchase2; 10-20-2010 at 03:11 PM.21.5" iMac 3.06 GHz Intel Core i3 l 15" MacBook Pro 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 l 17" PowerBook 1.67 GHz
iPhone 4 32 GB l TV 160 GB l 32 GB iPad
10-20-2010, 03:02 PM #34
10-20-2010, 03:06 PM #35
CUPERTINO, California—October 20, 2010—Apple® today announced the public beta of FaceTime® for Mac®, an entirely new application that allows Mac users to video call iPhone® 4 and iPod touch®* users as well as other Macs. Featuring an easy to use interface, FaceTime for Mac automatically uses your Address Book contacts so there’s no need to create special buddy lists, and it works seamlessly with the built-in camera and mic on Mac notebooks, iMac® and Apple LED Cinema Displays.
“FaceTime makes video calling to or from mobile devices easy for the first time,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “We’ve sold more than 19 million FaceTime-ready iPhone 4 and iPod touch devices in the past four months, and now those users can make FaceTime calls with tens of millions of Mac users.”
FaceTime for Mac requires Mac OS® X Snow Leopard® and is easy to set up with an Apple ID. The public beta is available immediately as a free download at Apple - FaceTime for Mac.
*iOS 4.1 required.
Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork, and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple is reinventing the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and has recently introduced its magical iPad which is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices. ]]
Where did this "QUOTE" come from??
10-20-2010, 03:10 PM #36
It's true... Once you go Mac, you never go back -- baby!
10-20-2010, 03:18 PM #37
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10-20-2010, 04:07 PM #39
I didn't think about this while watching the keynote but doesn't Macs have iChat? Couldn't they have somehow integrated FaceTime with iChat?
10-20-2010, 04:11 PM #40
downloaded and tested it out. pretty cool, especially since it's free. now add a jb iphone 4 w/ my3G running and you have free mobile video calls.