Sources: Wall Street Journal, AT&T, Cult of Mac
quote: Facetime is NOT efficient, duh. How do you think it gets that better video quality? It eats up bandwidth.
quote: It is an undeniable fact that Skype on iOS has SERIOUS battery problems. Leaving Skype running reduces your battery life to less than half what it should be.
quote: it's going to be avoided by savvy iOS users.
quote: than it is to say "just download skype, open the app, create an account, add my account to your contacts list, and then video call me."
quote: Three of those 5 steps are 1 time steps. Once they are done, the process is essentially the same. Open Skype, select the contact, and video call.
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quote: Facetime is much more efficient
quote: There's also the fact that unlike Skype, you don't have to be "signed on" to a server for it to work.
quote: Well, how do you login to Facetime if you don't sign on to a server to verify the password? Skype messages are sent directly between users, they don't go via a central server. I don't have time to find out how Facetime works.
quote: blah blah blah my mother still spanks me blah blah blah-Reclaimer
quote: Compelling argument.
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quote: Says the person who also says:
quote: Look you may prefer to use FT for iOS to iOS... that's great. For everyone else there are better options.