As Hurricane Sandy looms over the East Coast, there is certainly an urgency for those that are about to feel the brunt of its effects (including myself in New Jersey) to become better-prepared for blackouts, emergencies, and every Sandy-originating issue in between. Smartphones are an essential part of that preparation, although many will overlook necessities that could make a major difference as Sandy hits.
AT&T has revealed that it will not charge users a premium for using FaceTime over a cellular connection, but instead will require those who desire to do so to be on one of its new Mobile Share data plans. iOS’ popular device-to-device video chatting feature was previously limited for use
French video sharing web site Dailymotion released its first iPhone application [App Store, $6] on Monday. The app arrives in two versions, the first being free but ad-supported while the second version without ads costs $6. Users of either can search for videos, browse channels, and see popular or featured highlights. iPhone 3GS owners have the further option of recording and uploading their own clips.