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Taking Your iPod touch to the Max, Second Edition by Erica Sadun, Michael Grothaus

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Chapter 14. Video Calling with FaceTime

In the previous chapter, we introduced you to the iPod's front and rear cameras, which signified a major hardware upgrade for the iPod touch. Although those cameras are for taking pictures and recording video, they aren't just for taking pictures and recording video. Perhaps the coolest new feature to the iPod touch is FaceTime. FaceTime is a technology that brings easy and intuitive video calling to the masses.

In this chapter, you'll learn what the future feels like. We'll show you how to set up a FaceTime account, show you how to use the front and rear cameras while video calling, and explore the settings FaceTime offer. Let's get started.

Getting Started

With the FaceTime app on the iPod touch, you can ...

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