Apple iPhone 4’s FaceTime and video phone sex go together like chocolate and peanut butter

Supreme Studio Makeover from MacMall.com “People pay money to look at naked people online. They also pay money for phone sex,” Brian Caulfield reports for Forbes. “And, yet, until now it’s been really hard to get porn on the iPhone.”

“You don’t have to be a literary genius to connect these dots,” Caulfield writes. “We’re talking chocolate and peanut butter here.”

Apple’s new FaceTime… “which will allow users to conduct video calls using the latest version of its iPhone (and, since Apple Chief Steve Jobs says he wants to make FaceTime an open standard, presumably between other devices one day, too)… may not find quite the audience Apple, and Steve Jobs, expect,” Caulfield writes. “It will, however, find an audience. Don’t believe me? Just go to Chatroulette and tell me what you find.”

Full article here.

35 Comments

  1. @MediaXYZ — I’m with you. I see video calling as a gimmick that’s fun to demo and fun to try a few times to impress your friends, but is genuinely useful for only a small percentage of people. The reason texting is so popular is that it doesn’t require constant attention — you can easily multi-task. A phone call requires constant attention from your ear, and a video call requires constant attention from your eyes and ears. You can’t do a video call while walking down the street, or watching TV, or really anything at all.

    Mac users have had video chat (using iChat) for a long time. I don’t know anyone who actually uses it on a regular basis.

  2. I just want to warn everybody that regardless of what Caulfield says, chocolate and peanut butter do not make good lube.

    Just talking from experience here.

  3. @Splashman

    I use it all the time to talk to my kids. Just because you don’t know anyone using it is no proof that others are not. I also find it invaluable when troubleshooting client’s Macs via Screen Sharing.

    =:~)

  4. I concur with those who think the novelty will wane but there are a LOT of occasions in which it would be usefull as hell – wife calls to ask if you like a piece of furniture she’s considering buying, you call her from the store and show the 10 choices of laundry detergent and ask which to buy, etc. also, helping friends with computer problems means you can now see their screen which will be highly usefull- lots of real-world usefulness well after the novelty calls wear off.

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