FaceTime in iOS 7 getting voice calling

FaceTime in iOS 7 getting voice calling
It wasn't enough of a major announcement to get a demo or even its own segment of the show, but users should be happy to note that FaceTime is finally getting the option for voice-only calling with the iOS 7 update. Apple didn't give a lot of information on the update, but did say that FaceTime will be able to make "high quality calls over a data network". Given that no specific type of "data network" was mentioned, we assume this means anything from 3G to WiFi will work with the app. 

source: Apple

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10 Comments

1. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Unless it goes cross platform, there's still not much here. I would love for it to come to Android, WP, BB, and everywhere else, but if it's still just ios then there's not much use.

2. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4766; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

So it's basically voice-time.

4. jaoowolabi

Posts: 201; Member since: Jun 07, 2012

lol yea

3. jaoowolabi

Posts: 201; Member since: Jun 07, 2012

So VoiceTime?

5. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

OMG, that poor wittle' phone is going to eXplode; it can't even FaceTime™®© right!!

6. Gawain

Posts: 429; Member since: Apr 15, 2010

"We've made it so the iPhone can make voice calls..." or... "Why make a phone call when you can use Facetime Audio?" ...I'm beating my head against my desk...

7. Lboogey6

Posts: 281; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

well its like wifi calling some areas and buildings and hard to get service from so connect to wifi there and you can make calls ....sadly its only to other iphone users lol

8. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

True that but, just think about it, if you didn't have your iDudz you wouldn't have that problem .... lol

9. PhoneCritic

Posts: 1337; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

This is good but the carriers might make this a bit difficult because those guys want to get paid for any device that they largely subsidized. Hopeful apple trows its weight around and if they get there way the same thing has to be done for everyone else.

10. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2251; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

what time?voice time.

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