From the beginning of mobile phones, the purpose of all of technology has been one thing: communication. This purpose remains true today, but perhaps in different forms, including the addition of chat and email messaging over top of SMS, and video calls in place of audio only conversation. The aptly named FaceTime does just this, providing video calls on your Apple devices over both a Wi-Fi and a Cellular connection, but how do you use it and what can it do? Let’s find out!
Here is how to use FaceTime on iPad
While the instructions to use similar services like Skype or Hangouts would vary somewhat from platform to platform, FaceTime benefits from only operating [...]
The Insignia Flex will reportedly feature a dual-core 1GHz processor, offer ten hours of battery life (we presume this would be for light Internet browsing), and boast the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system when the tablet is released to consumers on November 11.
A source told Reuters that the model will sell for between $239 and $259, will come with an integrated camera for video conferencing and will weigh about 1.45 pounds.
Further specifications details, like if the tablet offers cellular connectivity, are unknown at this time.
Surveying a sample of 1,200 mobile enterprise workers across the globe, iPass found that a third of these workers never fully disconnect from their technology during their own personal time, with only 8% disconnecting completely while on holiday.
The Mobile Workforce Report also picked up that many workers are working an additional 20 hours for free, but this doesn't seem to faze employees. Indeed, 92% of these folk reported that they “content” with the longer hours and “enjoy the job flexibility”, while a dedicated 42% would like “even greater flexibility for their working practises”.
“BYOD is effectively turning [...]
Video-ready tablets are making their way into the enterprise market at a rapid clip, where one in five businesses have already deployed iPads or other tablets, and 78% plan to deploy them by the end of 2013, according to a recent Dimensional Research survey.
The bring-your-own device (BYOD) trend provides enterprises with a new option for expanding video conferencing beyond the executive suite and the conference room. Over the past year, video conferencing vendors have launched apps that enable tablets to double as video conferencing endpoints. These apps allow enterprises to leverage their existing hardware for video conferencing, much like PC-based software clients for [...]
Now Spirit DSP has joined the chat line. One of the leading voice and voice over IP (VoIP) providers, Spirit DSP today announced availability of TeamSpirit Voice and Video Engine Tablet for iOS and Android tablets.
TeamSpirit Tablet is a robust, high-definition communications client-side voice and video engine, specifically created for tablets with 7 to 12 inch screens, touch-screen user interfaces and all available types of Internet connection support.
The company also gets many groups into the act. The software development kit (SDK) allows service providers, application developers and device manufacturers to launch voice and video calling services for the [...]