Jun 18, 2013 - 04:00 PM EDT — AAPL: 431.77 (-0.23, -0.05%) | NASDAQ: 3423.555 (0.00, +0%)
“Warnings contained in the latest version of iOS suggest that Apple plans to bring support for 3G wireless data connections to its FaceTime video chat feature,” AppleInsider reports. “When a FaceTime call is active over Wi-Fi on an iPhone running iOS 5.1.1, and a user turns off the ‘Enable 3G’ option in the Settings application, the operating system presents users with a warning message: ‘Disabling 3G may end FaceTime. Are you sure you want to disable 3G?’”
AppleInsider reports, “Despite the warning, FaceTime video calls will continue over Wi-Fi uninterrupted, even after 3G has been turned off or on, which has suggested to some that Apple is planning to bring 3G support to FaceTime… If Apple does enable FaceTime over 3G, it’s possible that some carriers could opt to block or restrict the functionality on their own networks. “
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Fred Mertz" for the heads up.]