iOS warning messages hint a 3G Facetime

May 21, 2012
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If you're a fan of Apple Facetime video chatting, but you aren't happy with the fact that it's only available when you're connected to Wi-Fi, that restriction may soon disappear. The tip on 3G Facetime comes by way of a new pop-up message on iOS devices that's been spied recently. The pop-up message is displayed if the user disconnects 3G connectivity during a Facetime chat.

The message reads, "Disabling 3G may end FaceTime. Are you sure you want to disable 3G?" Since the video chatting service currently runs only when connected to Wi-Fi, this error message has no place. That is unless Apple intends on enabling Facetime via 3G soon.

Another new message has been noted that reads, "Enabling 3G will end your phone call. Are you sure you want to enable 3G?" That message comes up when the user tries to re-enable 3G, but re-enabling 3G is said to have no effect on the call at all. I'm not surprised Apple is considering enabling Facetime via 3G. I also won't be surprised if carriers try to block it somehow.

[via CNET]


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