Donít have any friends? Call 1-888-FACETIME to test Facetime on the iPhone 4

by John Biggs on June 25, 2010



The biggest problem with testing Facetime is the dearth of real, hard-core nerds out there with iPhone 4s. Iíve been able to talk to Greg and my buddy Tom, but thatís about it.


Now, however, you can call 1-888-FACETIME (188832238463) and talk to an Apple rep live over Facetime. Theyíre available from 8am to 8pm CDT. I tried it. It actually works.


Facetime is probably the best feature of the iPhone 4. Itís seamlessly integrated into the experience and it allows for Skype-like video quality over Wi-Fi.



Sadly, I donít think it will be used very much. Seeing someone on a phone is much different than talking to them, especially since you feel compelled to look the other person in the eye while talking to them. Itís an odd feeling, a cross between an awkward meeting with your girlfriendís parents and a chance head-butt on the bus. Plus you have to deal with mugs like mine.


Don’t have any friends? Call 1-888-FACETIME to test Facetime on the iPhone 4


(I'm sure this # will be swamped..)