Ecosystems aren’t new. And companies trying to “lock” customers into them isn’t, either. Companies want retention, customers that stick around. Finding ways to make that happen is crucial. And yet, some people still appear be shocked by this.
Although Apple’s official release notes for the iOS 14.2 software make no mention of any significant FaceTime improvements, Brazilian blog MacMagazine has managed to discover that the update enables support for FaceTime video calling in crisp 1080p resolution (1,920-by-1,080 pixels) over Wi-Fi on all iPhone models from the iPhone 8 onward.
iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 show incoming calls in a compact banner at the top rather than taking up the whole screen like before. Follow this tutorial to learn how to use the compact UI for calls on your iPhone and iPad, switch between banner-style and fullscreen calls and more.
Earlier today, Apple launched iOS 13.6 to the public. The new software adds quite a few new features, and it apparently grants access to Apple’s video calling app, FaceTime, to those living in the United Arab Emirates.
A cool FaceTime eye contact correction feature helps you establish eye contact even when you’re looking at the screen instead of the camera. If you find this feature a bit unsettling, do follow along with our tutorial that will walk you through the steps to disable it entirely.
Apple has been seeding beta versions of iOS 13.5 (which started as iOS 13.4.5) for weeks now, but the company has finally released the latest software update for the mobile operating system to the public.
When you’re using group FaceTime, the tile of the person speaking is automatically enlarged. The idea is to provide some context and prevent losing track of the conversation. In reality, moving faces in group FaceTime add up to the confusion because person tiles get bounced around as multiple chat participants start speaking over one another. Thankfully, Apple gives us the option to stop automatic enlarging for person tiles. Follow along with our step-by-step tutorial if you’d like to learn how to disable moving faces in group FaceTime calls.