Stop Group FaceTime Video Tiles from Bouncing with Recent Apple OS Updates

Since iOS 12 and macOS 10.14 Mojave, Apple has supported Group FaceTime, which lets you have a video call with up to 32 people. However, as has become painfully obvious in today’s era of non-stop videoconferencing, Group FaceTime has a feature that some find obnoxious: automatic speaking prominence that causes the video tile for [...]

By |2020-06-16T12:14:40-04:00June 23rd, 2020|iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Comments Off on Stop Group FaceTime Video Tiles from Bouncing with Recent Apple OS Updates

Apple Has Disabled Group FaceTime to Prevent Pre-call Eavesdropping

A serious bug has been discovered in Apple’s Group FaceTime multi-person video chat technology. It allows someone to call you via FaceTime and then, with just a few simple steps, listen in on audio from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac while the call is ringing, before you have accepted or rejected it. To prevent [...]

By |2019-01-29T17:56:22-04:00January 30th, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Apple Has Disabled Group FaceTime to Prevent Pre-call Eavesdropping