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 […]


Woman’s Sister Detects Stroke While On A FaceTime Call

It used to be that back in the day, the cameras on our smartphones were mere novelties and were of extremely low-resolution. These days our cameras are good enough to the point where they can potentially replace entry-level point and shoot cameras, and the quality is good enough where sometimes it can even pick up on health problems.


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Lawsuit Alleges Apple ‘Broke’ FaceTime On iOS 6 On Purpose

FaceTime is Apple’s answer to video calls made between Mac and iOS devices. However it seems that this is a feature that has landed Apple into some legal trouble as the company is being sued over it. According to the lawsuit, they allege that Apple purposely “broke” FaceTime in iOS 6 to force users to update to iOS 7.


iOS 11 Rumored To Bring About Group FaceTime Calls

FaceTime has been pretty much a one-to-one experience, meaning if you want to call multiple people at the same time, that’s too bad because you can’t. This is versus other platforms like Google Hangouts and Skype which has supported group video calls for the longest time ever, but iOS and Mac users won’t have to wait much longer.


Apple Loses FaceTime Lawsuit, Ordered To Pay $302.4 Million In Damages

Apple has been fighting a patent infringement lawsuit with VirnetX Holding Corp. which claims that the company’s FaceTime feature infringes on its patents related to secure communications. A jury has found Apple guilty of infringing on VirnetX’s patents and has ordered it to pay the company $302.4 million in damages. This case is now going to go to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington […]


Apple Fixes FaceTime Eavesdropping Bug

No one likes being eavesdropped on, especially by people that they don’t know. It’s not really about the content of the conversation, but rather simple basic privacy. Now Apple’s FaceTime had a bug that allowed third-parties to eavesdrop on conversations if they knew how to, but the good news is that it has been fixed.


Apple Fighting Call For Ban On iMessage And Facetime

VirnetX, a patent licensing firm, was recently awarded $625 million after a jury ruled in its favor, finding that Apple has wilfully infringed on four of its patents. The company isn’t going to stop chasing Apple even after that verdict. It’s seeking a ban on iMessage and Facetime, two of Apple’s most popular communications services, claiming that its patents are being infringed and that this has caused VirnetX “irreparable harm.”


Apple Hit With $2.8 Billion Lawsuit Over iMessage & FaceTime

There are advantages and disadvantages of being such a big corporation like Apple. The advantage is that you have brand recognition and everyone pretty much knows about you. The disadvantage is that because everyone knows about you that you can sometimes end up being the target of lawsuits because some people think you have the money to spare.


OS X 10.11.4 Update Causing Some iMessage, FaceTime Login Problems

Whenever a software update has been made available, it’s always good news since it means that problems are addressed, there are security improvements, and sometimes even new features. Unfortunately from time to time software updates actually end up causing more problems than before.


Apple Files For Mistrial In $625 Million VirnetX Lawsuit

A couple of days ago, a court ruled against Apple in a patent infringement lawsuit, in which the company suing Apple, VirnetX, won. The court ordered Apple to pay the company an eye-watering $625 million in damages, a number that was actually more than what VirnetX was asking for in the first place.


Apple Ordered To Pay $625 Million Over FaceTime Patent Infringement

Some of you guys might recall a company by the name of VirnetX, which for the most part has been labelled a patent troll. Now the company has gone after tech giants like Apple in the past, and at one point Apple even lost a lawsuit to them in which they were ordered to pay $368 million in damages.


Apple Patent Allows For Screen & App Data Sharing Over FaceTime

One of the perks of using software like Google Docs is that it allows for live collaboration between users, so edits and changes made to the document will be reflected in real time, thus allowing for teams to work together on a singular document at the same time. Now wouldn’t it be cool if such collaborative features were available on iOS devices? As it turns out, Apple might be thinking […]