FaceTime vs Skype

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  1. IOShowtodude

    IOShowtodude iPF Novice

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    The classic argument of which is better FaceTime or Skype? But in the end my opinion is Skype reigns supreme!
     
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    Skype is more universal, FaceTime is apple only.
     
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    I've found that quality varies on both, depending on where I am. I use whatever works best for the place and the people. Some of my friends and family don't own any Apple products, so Skype would be my choice if I had to pick one. But there's no reason I have to pick one.
     
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    Skype :)
    There is no pros nad cons ;)
     
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    True, there is no prose in Skype, but there must be at least one pro to using it or one wouldn't.

    I don't know Skype so cannot weigh in on this one - though I do use FaceTime a lot. Easy, convenient, and just works for me.
     
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    +1 for skype :)
     
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    If you own apple products face time with question is the best clean easy to use it just works

    Windows PC to PC Skype wins


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    skype is better option, my personal opinion
     
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    Skype. I've only ever used FT once.
     
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    I have both but a fan of FT but wish they both had video chat like Oovoo
     
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    I've used both and like them both!
     
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    I use Skype with my friends since they don't have any apple products :eek: However, I use FT with family because we all have at least one iPod/ iPhone/ ipad
     
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    I like them both.
     
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    for me it's none of the above. I prefer Google Hangouts!
     
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