Group FaceTime isn’t arriving in September

Group FaceTime’s launch is going to be delayed. The feature, which supports up to 32 people in a single audio or video call, was pulled from the latest iOS 12 and macOS Mojave betas released on

Apple is adding group FaceTime video calls to iOS 12

Apple is adding the ability to FaceTime more people onto a video call, allowing up to 32 people to be on the call — and tapping an increasing interest in group video calling stemming from apps like

Apple adds camera effects like stickers, filters and Memoji to messages

Apple is invading Snapchat’s territory with new effects that let you embellish what you shoot through the Messages camera. Today at WWDC, Apple announced that iOS 12’s Messages camera will

Modeling Mediums Of Communication

Communication mediums can be classified by their context. Example: if your audience is just one person, it’s a different communication experience then when your audience is a company or a crowd. Ano

Know Thy Selfie

When you're mad, or happy, or looking into the eyes of your sweetie, do you know what your face looks like? Probably not, according to Dr. James Kilner, neuroscientist at the University College London

Apple Adds FaceTime Audio To OS X 10.9.2 Beta, Bringing Native Mac-To-iOS Voice Calls Closer

Apple has issued a new developer preview of OS X, version 10.9.2, and it introduces some interesting new features according to 9to5Mac. The most interesting is probably FaceTime Audio, however. Apple

FaceTime Audio Is Apple’s Biggest Little Feature Addition In iOS 7

Quietly, gradually, but clearly Apple is building platform lock-in into its iOS products, with some features that are deeper than just a rich third-party software ecosystem. FaceTime Audio is the late

Apple Working On Intelligent Brightness Control And Automated FaceTime Camera Selection

Ideally, your smart device of the future anticipates your needs and adjusts itself to suit them without requiring input on your behalf. Two newly published patent applications (spotted by AppleInsider

AT&T Now Offers FaceTime Over Cellular For Any Customer With A Tiered Data Plan

AT&T announced on its consumer blog today that it will finally allow FaceTime over cellular available to all customers on a tiered data plan, after previously offering it first only to those with

AT&T Reportedly Extending FaceTime Over Cellular To Some Users On Grandfathered Unlimited Data Plans

AT&T definitely didn't win any fans with its initial reaction to Apple's decision to open up FaceTime video chat services to cellular networks. Now, though, it seems like the carrier may be making

AT&T Expands FaceTime Support To Those With Tiered Data Plans & LTE-Capable Devices

Last month, open Internet advocacy groups <a target="_blank" href="http://gigaom.com/2012/09/18/att-will-be-slapped-with-net-neutrality-complaint-over-facetime-blocking/">threatened</a> to file compla

AT&T On Notice: Carrier To Face Net Neutrality Complaint Over FaceTime

AT&T announced early on that users <a title="AT&T On FaceTime Over 3G: Free For Mobile Share Users, Unavailable For Everyone Else" href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/08/17/att-on-facetime

AT&T Defends FaceTime Over 3G Decision, Says It Isn’t Violating Net Neutrality

AT&T ruffled more than a few feathers last week when it announced that only customers on <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/08/17/att-on-facetime-over-3g-free-for-mobile-share-users-unavail

Will AT&T Charge For 3G FaceTime? CEO Randall Stephenson Says It’s ‘Too Early’ To Know

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson took the stage this afternoon at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, where he was asked about <a target="_blank" href="http://9to5mac.com/2012/07/16/att-ap

New iOS 6 Beta Hints That AT&T May Charge For FaceTime Over 3G

When Apple announced <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/06/11/apple-announces-ios-6-wwdc/">at WWDC</a> that FaceTime would (officially) work over cellular data networks, the company deftly avoi

Gillmor Gang 7.09.11 (TCTV)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/gillmor-gang-test-pattern_excerpt.jpeg" alt="" title="gillmor-gang-test-pattern_excerpt" width="215" height="151" class="alignleft size-full w

Gillmor Gang 7.2.11 (TCTV)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/gillmor-gang-test-pattern_excerpt.jpeg" alt="" title="gillmor-gang-test-pattern_excerpt" width="215" height="151" class="alignleft size-full w

Flash in the Pan

<img src='//tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/flashinthepan.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot2" alt="" />The news from NBC/Universal/Comcast is that the cable giant has finally made deals with bo

Strangers in Paradise

<img src='//tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/rko.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot2" alt="" />Much has been made of the iPad's role as a laptop replacement, but for me that war is over. The phon

Apple Now Owns FaceTime.com (But Still Doesn't Own iPad.com)

<img class="shot2" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/facetime.jpg" alt="" /> When <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/apple">Apple</a> first <a href="http://www.crunchgear.c
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