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© Wallace Wang 2016

Wallace Wang, Mac OS X for Absolute Beginners, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1913-3_19

19. Using Messages and FaceTime

Wallace Wang

(1)San Diego, California, USA

With the introduction of high-speed Internet in most places around the world, people now have a new way to communicate with each other. Instead of sending e-mail and waiting for a response, you can now communicate in real-time using either Messages or FaceTime.

Messages essentially lets you send and receive text messages through your Mac. FaceTime lets you talk to other people, turning your Mac into a video telephone.

Both Messages and Facetime require an Internet connection to work. As long as you have an Internet connection and need to communicate with someone right away, you can ...

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