Amid the din of claims and counter-claims about the second-generation iPad, one prediction is pretty much a sure thing: it will do FaceTime. One clever modder has come up with a kludge to allow that on current iPads, though without a front-facing camera it'll only let you see, not be seen. It's an interesting bit of work, though it requires Apple frameworks and so couldn't be made into a Cydia app without violating copyright, which would be a dumb thing to do.
Someone going by the name of Intell posted a how-to over at the MacRumors forums on the process, which involves extracting some frameworks and the MobilePhone app from the iPodtouch version of iOS 4.2.1 (there have been problems reported with the iPhone 4 version) and logging in via SSH to make some modifications. What you end up with is a MobilePhone.app that appears as FaceTime.app and lets you see... [Read More]
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