The only thing the iPad mini doesn't have is a traditional phone dialler, but with FaceTime support and the ability to have a landline number through Skype and other services, along with WhatsApp and plenty more, the awesome new iPad mini may well morph into a future iPhone Mega.
Global computer and mobile device provider, Apple, today unveiled iOS 14 for iPhones and iPadOS 14 for iPads, available in beta to developers today and out for general release later this year.
Australia’s Telecommunications Association Telsoc has repeated its call for the federal government to fast-track improvements to the country’s telecommunications infrastructure – including mobile and the National Broadband Network – as part of its response to the Coronavirus.
A new report called "Connecting Australia" by NBN Co tells us people who have the fast version of the NBN use it to connect more with family and friends, in what is yet another case of stating the obvious.
Earlier today, Telstra announced that "some" of its customers "experienced an issue with Apple iMessage and FaceTime", but has since announced the problem has been fixed.
The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network has raised concerns about future federal government funding of the National Relay Service which has a critical role as a communications channel for Australians who are deaf, hearing-impaired or speech-impaired.
Apple has been sued by a driver whose vehicle was hit by another car, the driver of which was using an iPhone to send an SMS while driving.
Apple has lost its retrial appeal on one of the patent infringement suits for its FaceTime app. There is a second trial for another infringement for iMessage still underway.
Google thinks we need another instant video messenger (IM) like FaceTime, Skype, Yahoo!, Hangouts, Slack, HipChat, SnapChat, WeChat, Viber, WhatsApp and hundreds more. Or does its parent Alphabet just need another “D” to join Drive, DeepMind, Design, and DoubleClick?
9to5Mac has come out with supposed upgrades we’ll see in a 2016 Apple Watch 2, but will you wait that long to join the wearable revolution?
Technology and the all-consuming Internet is having a massive influence on the lifestyle of all Australians and, if a new research report from NBN is any guide, we’re likely to see even greater lifestyle transformation in the future with the next generation re-arranging the traditional work-rest-play model to better suit their lifestyle needs.
Although Skype went through hell last week with a massive meltdown, Skype was clearly gearing up to stun and amaze us all with its new Skype video call version for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, something that works over 3G and Wi-Fi, in a clear challenge to the Wi-Fi only FaceTime - although Skype STILL doesn't work with Bluetooth!!!
If the latest iPad 2 rumours are to be believed, the iPad 2 will feature the same size screen but a slightly smaller overall size, leading to a smaller bezel, although there'll supposedly be a better speaker, a new flat back, the expected two cameras and a potentially unlikely January release date.
News concerning supposed suppliers suggests the next version of Apple's iPad may arrive towards the end of the first quarter of calendar 2011.
Although Apple has introduced video calls nearly a decade after the first 3G video calls started to be made, Apple's Skype-esque video calling works a freakin' treat, as long as you are in range of Wi-Fi.
iOS 4.1 delivers a range of new features to the iPhone and iPod touch, as well as multiple security fixes.
Speculation is mounting that Apple is preparing a revamped iPod touch featuring at least one camera.
We've had the opportunity to put Apple's new video-chat feature, FaceTime, to the test. What we found was that it really does just work although those looking for true video call functionality will be disappointed.
iTWire contributor Renai LeMay has beseeched Apple's CEO Steve Jobs to let the iPhone 4 Facetime video conferencing capability to be unlocked for use over Telstra's 3G network, but I'm thankful it's locked to Wi-Fi, and here's why, guys.
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