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Old 10-18-2012, 06:19 PM   #1
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Facetime on Windows and/or Linux?

I've searched around but haven't come up with much, and there might not be any way to do it, but is there a program out there that would allow me to face time on my computer? Is it possible to run some sort of virtual machine and run face time that way?
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Old 10-18-2012, 06:27 PM   #2
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You could probably install 10.8 on a virtual machine.
http://www.sysprobs.com/easily-run-m...h-vmware-image
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Why not use gchat or skype?
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You could probably install 10.8 on a virtual machine.
http://www.sysprobs.com/easily-run-m...h-vmware-image
Thanks, I'll look into it. Hopefully my dinosaur of a computer can handle it.

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Why not use gchat or skype?
Every single member of my family and my gf has a mac and/or ipad. I have an iphone but I'd like to be able to talk while getting work done and not worry about holding the phone. Plus, getting everyone on skype or gchat is a hassle if they're already able to face time.
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Every single member of my family and my gf has a mac and/or ipad. I have an iphone but I'd like to be able to talk while getting work done and not worry about holding the phone. Plus, getting everyone on skype or gchat is a hassle if they're already able to face time.
If you can't get a virtual version of 10.8, what about getting a video out adapter for the iphone and connect it to the tv.
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If you can't get a virtual version of 10.8, what about getting a video out adapter for the iphone and connect it to the tv.
And a bluetooth keyboard
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Chances are, if I'm at home then I'm working at the computer. I'd rather be able to sit here and be productive while talking.
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Old 10-18-2012, 10:02 PM   #8
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I wonder if you have an AppleTv and you mirror your iPhone to the tv while on FaceTime.. this way you will have a larger screen lol
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But I'm still left holding the phone. The point here is havin it work on my computer.
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just build a stand for your phone..
or get something cheap from monoprice

like one of those suction cup phone holders for a car, stick it to your desk..
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i believe facetime goes through some kind of server from apple so i doubt it will allow anything 3rd party to connect to it
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