iOS 4.1 Beta 3 Reveals Email-Based FaceTime Support

News | Thursday August 5 2010 6:13 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Apple 's FaceTime video-calling feature, which is currently available only on
references every user by their phone number. This is tricky since users of
do not have a phone number referenced to their device.
A new option in the iOS “Contacts” application allows users to make FaceTime calls using either a phone number or an email address. This would allow FaceTime compatibility with devices not associated with a phone number such as future camera-enabled iPads and iPod touches.

This is not the first time email address is speculated as a way to make FaceTime calls from non-iPhone devices such as iPod Touch and iPad. Last month, we had reported that Apple might make use of the
. What has been your experience with FaceTime so far? Please share your views in the comments below.

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