I’m fairly certain that many of our readers have heard of, if not actually participated in the Internet phenomenon of Chatroulette.
A quick summary of the activity is that people visit the website, click on a link and are able to chat with perfect strangers via webcam.
We've put together a list of the coolest techniques that we've actually tried out and tested and can confirm as working. Do you have family overseas or otherwise outside your normal calling plan?
If they've enabled Face Time in Settings and activated their service, you can chat over international boundaries or across the ocean for free.
You will then be connected with another random Face Time Plus user (when I tested it, there were about 1,800 people).
You can choose to connect with the user via audio-only, text message, or Face Time.
Have you ever wanted to capture something on your phone's screen?If a customer was in on the joke, Abuhamdeh would banter with them a bit.He shared stories from his home life, and slowly began to invite fans into it, broadcasting from his apartment, from a cousin’s wedding, while driving in his car or getting a haircut.But with the i Phone 4, there's no more "Do you have i Chat set up? We may have already had webcam equipment on hand but it's only with the i Phone 4 that, at least here at TUAW, we're actually using video calling.With that in mind, we've been seeing how far we can push the technology. [No special hacking required] Got a business colleague in Switzerland that you need to talk to for a current project?Once you've entered contact details, Face Time availability automatically shows up in Contacts.