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Apple Adds FaceTime Framework To Apple TV
Recently it was reported that Apple could be developing new smart home devices like smart displays, which are essentially smart speakers with a display and camera built into it. This suggests that in the future, there is a chance that we could see Apple expand FaceTime to more of its products.

iOS 14.2 Supports 1080p FaceTime Video Calls On iPhone 8 And Newer
While the front-facing cameras of the iPhone has a high resolution sensor, for some reason, FaceTime calls did not take full advantage of it and instead capped the quality to 720p. However, if you were hoping for higher resolution video calls, you might want to update to iOS 14.2.

iOS 13.4.1 Update Will Fix FaceTime Bug For iPhones And iPads
Communication tools have become more important than ever, where due to the coronavirus outbreak, people are being forced to self-isolate where they are now working and studying from home. This means that being able to chat with your friends and loved ones is crucial, especially in maintaining your mental health.

Latest iOS Update Has Broken FaceTime For Older iPhones And iPads
Given that a lot of us are now being forced to work and study from home away from our friends and even family, it means that communication tools like video conferencing apps are more important than ever as a means to keep in touch with our loved ones. If you have been largely relying on FaceTime, you might want to skip the latest iOS update.


iOS 13 Will Come With A FaceTime Attention Correction Feature
One of the problems with the majority of video conferencing devices is that because the lens is located above the display, most of the time, it ends up like we are looking down and not into the eyes of the person we’re doing the video conference with. That’s a problem that Apple is attempting to solve with iOS 13.

Group FaceTime Privacy Issue Was Fixed, But Bugs Still Remain
A couple of weeks ago it was discovered that Apple’s Group FaceTime feature had a bug which allowed other users to listen in on a call that was still not answered. Apple has since released an update for iOS that seems to have patched the issue, but unfortunately for FaceTime users, it seems that the feature is still a bit buggy.

US Lawmakers Are Questioning Apple Over FaceTime Bug
Bugs are common in software. Sometimes they are relatively harmless, but sometimes they can be huge. A recent example would be Apple’s FaceTime bug where the caller can listen in on the person they’re calling while making a FaceTime call, and that person would not even need to pick up their device, scary isn’t it?

Apple Apologizes For FaceTime Bug, Says Fix Will Arrive This Week
As you might have heard, there was a recent discovery of a particularly severe FaceTime bug which allowed the caller to listen in on the person they were calling without that person having to answer the call. Apple has since disabled the Group FaceTime feature while they work on a fix, and have since issued an apology.

Apple Hit With Lawsuit Over Group FaceTime Bug
Recently there was a report about a Group FaceTime bug that allowed users to listen in on others without their knowledge. Apple has since temporarily disabled the feature, but unfortunately that is not enough because in a report from Bloomberg, Apple has since been hit with its first lawsuit over the issue.

Apple Was Warned About Group FaceTime Bug A Week Ago
A recent report revealed a disturbing bug with Apple’s Group FaceTime feature where it basically allowed a caller to listen in on the other person without their knowledge. This has been making the headlines in the past few days, but as it turns out that this bug was actually reported to Apple more than a week ago.

Apple Temporarily Disables Group FaceTime
Recently there was a bug that was revealed online in which it allowed an iOS user to make a FaceTime call to another user and listen in on them without them having to answer the call. Apple is said to be currently working on a fix, but in the meantime the company has temporarily disabled Group FaceTime while they work on it.

How To Turn Off FaceTime On iPhone And iPad
Apple’s FaceTime service has been around for years and for the most part, it has been used without incident. However in recent times, there was a report of a FaceTime bug that allowed a caller to listen in on the person they’re calling without them needing to answer the call! This is scary and worrying, but until a permanent fix has been issued, perhaps turning off FaceTime completely might be […]

FaceTime Bug Lets You Hear The Audio Of The Person You’re Calling Before They Pick Up
How phone calls work is that usually you can only hear the other person when they answer the phone. Unfortunately there seems to be some kind of weird bug going around that has affected Apple’s FaceTime service, where it seems that the caller can actually tap into the microphone of the person they’re calling to hear them.

Apple Found To Be Not At Fault For Fatal FaceTime Car Crash
Several years ago, there was a car crash which resulted in the death of a 5-year old girl. The driver who caused the crash was found to be distracted at that time due to him making a FaceTime. The parents of the girl extended the blame to Apple and sued them for allowing FaceTime to be used while driving.

Apple Wants To Make Group FaceTime Audio More Realistic
One of the new features Apple introduced in the latest update to iOS and macOS is group FaceTime calls. This is a long overdue feature that has been promised for years, and is finally available. However we imagine that like with most group video/audio chats, this can get messy when multiple people talk at once.

Group FaceTime, Dual SIM Support To Arrive With iOS 12.1
Some of the features that Apple announced earlier this year that would be making its way onto iOS devices was group FaceTime and also dual SIM support for its new iPhones. However neither of these features were launched with the release of iOS 12 and also with the release of the new iPhones.

Group FaceTime Spotted In macOS 10.14.1 Public Beta
One of the features that Apple finally introduced in iOS 12 and macOS 10.14 Mojave is group FaceTime. However last month it was announced that the feature would be delayed, and its presence was removed from Apple’s softwares. It was unclear what the reason was for the delay, but it seems that we could be back on track.

Apple’s Group FaceTime Feature’s Launch Has Been Delayed
One of the new features that Apple announced in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave is Group FaceTime calls. In case the name wasn’t already obvious, basically this allows users to make FaceTime calls together in a group, whereas in the past it was limited to just one-on-one voice and video calls.

Microsoft And Apple May Get Skype And FaceTime Ban Lifted In The UAE
Skype and FaceTime are two of the most popular services used across the globe for video calls, however, they have been banned in the United Arab Emirates for many years. Even iPhones that are officially sold in the UAE ship without the FaceTime feature. Both services have been illegal in the country for years but Microsoft and Apple might be able to turn this around at last as they’re now […]

FaceTime, Skin-Colored Earpieces Used To Help Students Cheat In Exam
Just like how schools are motivated to have a high pass rate, the same can be said for tuition teachers where they can use those successes to try and attract more students to their services. However not all tuition teachers are going about this the right way, and according to a report from Channel NewsAsia (via 9to5Mac), some are using some pretty sophisticated (and illegal) methods to get their students […]