In typical Apple fashion, the controls are elegantly simple.For instance, the small thumbnail of the video feed can be dragged or flicked from one corner to another with your finger, and when your caller switches from the back camera to the front one or vice versa, the video feed actually revolves around to indicate to the other caller what's happening.You can also switch a voice phone call to Face Time via a large button overlaid on the screen during active calls.For the i Pod touch and i Pad 2, launching the Face Time application activates the front-facing camera immediately, so your own first-person video takes up the entire screen.That's because Face Time only works over Wi-Fi, which tends to be more stable for video connections than 3G data networks.
Calls made to the i Phone 4 from another i Phone 4 were clear at a glance, but a deeper look revealed that they contained some pixel noise.On the i Phone 4, Face Time works much like making a phone call.When you pull up a contact with an active Face Time account, Face Time appears with options to text, call, or e-mail that person.A list of Face Time contacts is transparently overlaid on the right side of the display and allows users to make calls by tapping a contact's name.Face Time's interface is the same regardless of the device.The other caller's video occupies the full screen and a thumbnail window for first-person video sits in the corner.Tapping the display pulls up a menu of on-screen buttons for muting the microphone, switching between the front- and back-facing cameras, and ending calls. Unfortunately, the adult industry is one of the first types of business to incorporate this feature into their overall marketing plan. And with more than three million of these phones sold, “Face Time sex” may begin to catch on. One of the newest and neatest features is Face Time, enabling people to have two-way video conversations.For the i Phone 4, Face Time works as a feature within the Phone and Contacts apps.On the i Phone, you'll need to activate Face Time in the phone settings before making any video calls.