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Gillmor Gang: Who Knew

The Gillmor Gang recording session is nestled on Friday midday on the East Coast and midmorning out West. Streamed live on Twitter, Facebook Live, and Youtube embed, the show is then edited, sweetened with titles and music, and released on Techcrunch. It’s a kind of hybrid between podcast, Zoom collaboration meeting, and work-from-anywhere encounter group. The Gang grew out of the early days of podcasting, now undergoing rescaffolding from social, drop-in, or just plain fast following from a ...
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Everything That's New in the iOS 15 FaceTime App: SharePlay, Android Support, Spatial Audio and More

Apple in iOS 15 is making major changes to the FaceTime app, introducing a whole range of new features that turn ‌FaceTime‌ into the ultimate hub for interacting with friends, family, coworkers, and more. Our ‌FaceTime‌ guide outlines everything that's new in the ‌FaceTime‌ app in ‌iOS 15‌ and iPadOS 15, and many of these features are also in macOS Monterey and can even be used in tvOS 15. We've also included detailed how tos and tutorials so you can dive right into ‌FaceTime‌ after upgrading...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Facetime, iOS 15, FaceTime Link Apple, Android Devices Apple, Voice Isolation

Users Underwhelmed by iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, Survey Suggests

Users appear to be underwhelmed by Apple's upcoming iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 updates, according to the findings of a new survey by SellCell. The survey asked 3,000 iPhone and iPad users, evenly split between men and women, aged 18 or over in the United States, what they thought of ‌iOS 15‌, ‌iPadOS 15‌, and the naming of the upcoming iPhone 13 lineup. Over 50 percent of all of the survey's respondents said that the ‌iOS 15‌ and ‌iPadOS 15‌ updates are only "slightly" or "not at all" exciting. 28...
Tags: Apple, Featured, United States, Facetime, SellCell, iPhone 13, iOS 15

Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard, Suns’ Chris Paul stay connected from afar

The injury report lists them as OUT, but they’re not forgotten. Not even for a fleeting moment. Kawhi Leonard and Chris Paul couldn’t compete in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals between Phoenix and the Clippers on Sunday afternoon. The stars were sidelined because of a sprained knee and COVID-19 health and safety protocols, respectfully, but the team’s stars contributed anyway. Clippers coach Tyronn Lue said Leonard has remained “very involved” despite being sidelined for the final two ga...
Tags: Utah, Sports, DeMarcus Cousins, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Jackson, Reggie Jackson, Facetime, Booker, Phoenix, Suns, Paul George, George, Devin Booker, Chris Paul

U.S. Antitrust Legislation Would Require Users to Be Able to Delete All Pre-Installed Apple Apps [Updated]

Update: Bloomberg inaccurately interpreted the original comments and has since drastically changed the wording of its article. The original Bloomberg piece said that Apple would be prohibited from pre-installing its own apps on iPhones. The updated Bloomberg article has been rewritten to clarify that the antitrust legislation prohibits Apple from preventing users from removing Apple-created apps on their Apple devices, which is quite different. Under the legislation, users would need to be per...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Bloomberg, United States, Antitrust, App Store, Facetime, U S House, House Judiciary Committee, Apple Amazon Facebook, David Cicilline, Cicilline, Cicilline Preventing Apple, U S Antitrust Legislation Would Require Users

U.S. Antitrust Legislation Would Ban Apple From Pre-Installing Its Own Apps on iPhones

Apple would not be permitted to sell iPhones with its own apps installed under proposed U.S. antitrust legislation that was released last week. Representative David Cicilline confirmed the self-preferencing ban in a discussion with reporters, details of which were shared by Bloomberg. Rather than pre-installed apps, Apple would have to offer other app options for consumers to download. Right now, iPhones come with a range of free Apple-designed apps from Messages and FaceTime to Calendar and ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Bloomberg, United States, Antitrust, App Store, Facetime, U S House, House Judiciary Committee, Apple Amazon Facebook, David Cicilline, Cicilline, U S Antitrust Legislation Would Ban Apple, Cicilline Preventing Apple

How to use Google Duo, the video chat app that works like FaceTime for iOS and Android

Google Duo is a great video chat app to make any kind of call on any device. Bagus Satriya / EyeEm/Getty Images Google Duo is a free video chat app that lets you send video or voice calls and messages. Google Duo is available on the web and as an app on iPhone, iPad, and Android phones and tablets. Duo has features like "Knock Knock," which lets you see a video of the caller before you accept. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. With so many video chat apps avai...
Tags: Apple, Google, Samsung, Trends, Google Voice, Group, Voice, Facetime, Google Hangouts, Video Chat, Wi Fi, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Google Duo Google, Google Duo, Tech Reference

iOS 15: How to Invite Android Users to a FaceTime Call

In iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, you can enable anyone, even if they don't have an Apple device, to join a FaceTime call with you by creating a link to a ‌FaceTime‌ conversation that can be shared anywhere. Using this new link facility, friends and family members who do not have an Apple account can log into a ‌FaceTime‌ call with you using a web browser opened on any non-Apple device, whether that's a Windows PC or an Android phone. This effectively makes ‌FaceTime‌ a platform-agnostic video servic...
Tags: Apple, Android, Facetime, iOS 15

Let’s Simplify Marketing. Here are 3 Tips for SMBs

During the pandemic, more than 150,000 businesses permanently closed their doors. After a full year of lockdowns, we’re finally starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel, and small businesses are on the cusp of making a strong comeback. This past year has forced brands big and small to think differently about how to market themselves, from the big-box retailers to the smallest mom-and-pop shops. And coming out of the past year, consumers are increasingly seeking out brands that they can...
Tags: Business, Sales & Marketing, Facetime, Right Now, iStock, Getty Images Small, Rebecca Swift, Simplify Marketing Here, Retail Education and Healthcare, Healthcare Incorporate

‘One would have liked there to be a third option’ Braithwaite confirms UEFA gave Denmark players little choice in restarting Finland match

UEFA gave Denmark little choice With Christian Eriksen on his way to hospital and thousands of Denmark and Finland fans left in the ground chanting his name, the players were given a choice.Not a choice of whether to take considerable time to reflect, recover and find out more information on Eriksen’s situation but a choice as to whether restart the game then and there or in less than 24 hours time.A press conference with Barcelona forward Martin Braithwaite confirmed this.The Danish players wer...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Finland, Denmark, Uefa, Christian Eriksen, Facetime, Eriksen, Braithwaite, Pierre Emile Hojbjerg, Martin Braithwaite, Simon Kjaer, Kjaer, Kasper Hjulmand, Hjulmand

Top Stories: WWDC Recap With iOS 15, macOS Monterey, and More

Apple's big week has wrapped up, and there has been a lot to dig through in all of Apple's new software-related announcements. As usual, WWDC saw the introduction of Apple's next-generation operating system versions for all of its major platforms, along with a number of developer-focused announcements, but there were no hardware announcements on this year's agenda. In addition to this week's preview of all of the upcoming software changes, we also saw the official launch of Spatial Audio and ...
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Everything Apple unveiled this week: iOS 15, FaceTime upgrades and more

At WWDC 2021, Apple's annual developers conference, we got our first glimpse of iOS 15 and much more.
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Hands-on: Here’s a first look at how FaceTime works in a web browser

FaceTime got new features with iOS 15 and macOS Monterey, and one of these is the ability to use FaceTime on the web on Android and Windows.
Tags: Monterey, Facetime

These MacOS Monterey features are exclusive to the newer M1 Macs

Apple’s incoming macOS Monterey update has some unique features in Facetime and Apple Maps, which those with Intel-based Macs won’t be able to enjoy.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Intel, Macbook, Computing, Monterey, Facetime, macOS, Apple M1, macOS Monterey

Apple's Craig Federighi Talks iOS 15 and macOS Monterey With YouTubers

Apple software engineering chief Craig Federighi this week did a series of interviews with YouTubers, sharing iOS 15 highlights and tidbits with them. Each YouTuber was able to ask Federighi targeted questions about the new update using FaceTime. Andru Edwards talked to Federighi about Apple's focus on togetherness with ‌iOS 15‌, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey features like SharePlay in ‌FaceTime‌ and Shared with You in Messages. "We have so many ideas that come up over time, over years. And t...
Tags: Apple, Monterey, Facetime, Craig Federighi, Federighi, Andru Edwards, Universal Control, Shareplay, Federighi With

FaceTime on iOS 15 Alerts You If You Try to Talk While Muted

The next time you try talking on a FaceTime call on iOS 15 with your microphone muted, iOS will provide you a subtle reminder to unmute your microphone so others can hear you. The new reminder, first spotted by The Verge, is part of a wider assortment of changes and new features coming to ‌FaceTime‌ with the release of ‌iOS 15‌, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey later this fall. Heightened by the global health crisis, millions have switched to working remotely via ‌FaceTime‌, Zoom, and other plat...
Tags: Apple, Monterey, Facetime, iOS 15

Several macOS Monterey Features Unavailable on Intel-Based Macs (mac rumors)

While there are many great new features in macOS Monterey, several of them are not available on Intel-based Macs, according to Apple. On the macOS Monterey features page, fine print indicates that the following features require a Mac with the M1 chip, including any MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, Mac mini, and iMac model released since November 2020:Portrait Mode blurred backgrounds in FaceTime videos Live Text for copying and pasting, looking up, or translating text within photos An in...
Tags: Apple, London, News, Intel, Earth, Google Earth, MacBook Air, Monterey, Facetime, Joe Rossignol, San Francisco Los Angeles New York, MacBook Pro Mac

Apple Explains How Spatial Audio Head Tracking Will Work on Apple TV

With tvOS 15, Apple is bringing Spatial Audio to the Apple TV when the set-top box is used with AirPods Pro or AirPods Max. It has been unclear how this feature will work because the ‌Apple TV‌ does not have a U1 chip for head tracking purposes, but Apple recently gave an explanation to Engadget. When you’re watching a TV show or movie on the ‌Apple TV‌, the head tracking feature (powered by ‌AirPods Pro‌ or Max) detects that you’ve been looking in the same direction, calculates your probable...
Tags: Apple, Apple TV, Facetime, Max, Dolby Atmos, Engadget, Spatial Audio

No more FaceTime FOMO: How to use the iPhone app on Android or Windows

Announced at WWDC, Apple's iOS 15 update allows people with Android and Windows devices to join FaceTime calls. Here's how.
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Healthcare insiders say there are 3 key challenges facing telehealth

BI Graphics Marko Geber/Getty Images Telemedicine boomed in the US during the coronavirus pandemic. Now that states are reopening, many patients are opting back into in-person visits. Many hospitals and clinics are now grappling with a hybrid system that combines telemedicine and in-person visits. This article is part of a series called "Future of Healthcare," which explores how technology is driving innovation in the development of healthcare. Doctors' offices and hospi...
Tags: Startups, Utah, US, Trends, Healthcare, Facetime, Telemedicine, Orlando, Digital Health, Carey, Schoenberg, Vento, Tong, Intermountain Healthcare, Telehealth, Nemours Children s Hospital

Several macOS Monterey Features Unavailable on Intel-Based Macs

While there are many great new features in macOS Monterey, several of them are not available on Intel-based Macs, according to Apple. On the macOS Monterey features page, fine print indicates that the following features require a Mac with the M1 chip, including any MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, Mac mini, and iMac model released since November 2020:Portrait Mode blurred backgrounds in FaceTime videos Live Text for copying and pasting, looking up, or translating text within photos An inte...
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Apple just made it a little bit easier to ditch iPhone for Android

Ironically enough, the coolest new iPhone feature Apple announced this week might prevent you from having to buy an iPhone at all. When iOS 15 arrives this fall, iPhone users will be able to invite folks on non-Apple devices to FaceTime video calls.
Tags: Apple, Cnn, Facetime

I ditched my iPhone and used a 'dumb' phone to fight my tech addiction. Here's what I learned after 2 weeks of staying offline.

The Light Phone 2. Jenni Gritters Jenni Gritters tried the Light Phone 2, a basic cell phone that only allows for texts and calls. As her two-week iPhone hiatus went by, she got used to the quiet, but she missed receiving photos. She also wished for GPS services and thinks the phone could be most useful for kids and seniors. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you're like me, you might sometimes dream about just turning your phone off. In that dream world, there are no ...
Tags: Samsung, Trends, Social Media, Smartphone, Sprint, Cell Phone, Facetime, Nordic, US Mobile, Cell Phone Addiction, Tech Insider, Light Phone, Jenni Gritters, I Tried It, Joe Hollier, Light Phone 2

Safari’s redesign is the best part of iOS 15 — FIGHT ME

With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in India, there’s nowhere for me to go and have an adventurous trip. So the only audacious step I could take within the confines of my home was to install the iOS 15 beta on my iPhone. The new update brings a lot of goodies to the iPhone, including notification profiles, separate security updates, and FaceTime links. But personally, I think the update to the Safari browser experience is the best of the lot. Let’s go through it step by step. First, Apple has ...
Tags: Startups, India, Facetime, First Apple, Plugged

After FaceTime, here’s how Apple can half-ass its other apps to Android

Big news from WWDC: FaceTime will be available on Windows and Android! Apart from! Not really! Because the port! Is total shit! In case you missed the update, Apple has spent the past year trying to copy Zoom. Part of this is that FaceTime, its video calling app, is opening up. This is all well and good — besides the fact that you can’t really use FaceTime if you’re not on an Apple device. Can you you participate in a FaceTime call if you’re on on Windows and Android? Yes! But can you start a Fa...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Facetime, Plugged

iOS 15: App Store Hides Screenshots of Installed Apps in Search Results to Improve Discoverability

Apple on Monday previewed iOS 15 as the next major update to iOS, and already, despite the new software being in the hands of developers for just a few days, a plethora of hidden features continue to be discovered. One new hidden tweak is a change in behavior in the App Store, where now screenshots for already installed apps are hidden in ‌App Store‌ search results. The new change, spotted on Twitter, will make it easier for users to discover new or currently uninstalled apps on their device...
Tags: App Store, Facetime, iOS 15

As a Green Bubble, I Appreciate Apple’s FaceTime Olive Branch

The minute I saw Apple’s mockup of a FaceTime call taking place on an Android browser at its WWDC keynote, I texted my best friend. “Apple announced FaceTime for Android users,” I wrote her. “You can make a Zoom-like meeting link, and then I can join you from my phone.” I typed out three consecutive sobbing emojis to…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Google, Science, Technology, Microsoft, Smartphones, Computing, Apple Id, Facetime, Operating Systems, Apple Inc, Assistive Technology, Google Duo, Cross Platform Software, Videotelephony

You no longer need an iPhone to FaceTime. How to use it on Android or Windows

Announced at WWDC, Apple's iOS 15 update allows people with Android and Windows devices to join FaceTime calls. Here's how.
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Hands-On With iOS 15: See Apple's New Operating System Update in Action

Apple yesterday unveiled iOS 15, the newest version of the iOS operating system that runs on the iPhone (and the iPad with iPadOS 15). ‌iOS 15‌ is a significant update that introduces many important new features, and we thought we'd give MacRumors readers a first look at the new software. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Not everything that was announced yesterday is functional right now, with Apple planning to roll out and refine features over the beta testing...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Facetime, MacRumors YouTube, iOS 15

FaceTime is coming to Android. Here's why iMessage won't

One of the most surprising announcements from Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on Monday wasn't a new feature for its own customers — it was something new for Android and Windows users.
Tags: Apple, Cnn, Facetime