Uses for front facing camera

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  1. Lars1

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    Two D3's (mine and wife's) should be arriving today! I have read that the FF camera is useless right now as no chat apps will work. True??

    Can my wife and I video chat today?

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    There is a hacked version of Skype over on XDA that is supposed to have video chat.
     
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    It is only hacked for certain phones. Not Droid 3. (As of yesterday anyway)

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    Your wife can use it as a compact or mirror. The FFC is amazingly well done. Gtalk with Video is making it's way here as well. That is what I am hearing anyway.
     
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    I'm not talking about anyone in this thread specifically, but just as a general statement, I find it frustrating how people immediately play down the front facing camera as either useless or a novelty. For me, its neither useless nor a novelty. I'm one of those people that would use it several times a week.

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    I have been using mine to get my son to talk to his grandparents. He seems to have no shyness when he is looking at himself on the screen. I will admit it will be great to be able to do video chats soon though.
     
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    Tango works. Great on wifi and ok on 3g..
     
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    +1 for Tango!
     
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    What types of uses? I have tried to rectify it to myself on several occasions and find it only good for taking a picture of oneself. I'd rather be social and get a friend to take a picture for me. And video chat? Why not just use a computer, they all come with cameras now. I'm not posting this to be rude, I really just wanna know what other people use the camera for.

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  11. Lars1

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    Well, I don't have (and have never had) a camera on my PC and I would love to try video chat.

    #2, I would like to try using video chat away from my computer, like on my phone.
     
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    I live in AZ and my son is heading to college in NYC, different time zones, different schedules, not always near a computer, but we both always have our phones and video chat will be great so I can see my boy and talk to him :)
     
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