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Introducing Catherine Anne Horwitz, Live Over iPhone 4 FaceTime

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By Jeremy Horwitz

Editor-in-Chief, iLounge
Published: Thursday, July 1, 2010
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My daughter Catherine was born yesterday at 3:55pm, and 40 minutes later, she met her sister Madeline (and two of her grandparents) for the first time over a FaceTime connection.

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The first photos of Madeline were sent out from the original iPhone nearly two years ago, with early video chats handled through iChat. Once Apple adds FaceTime support to iChat—and more devices—we won’t be the only people sharing these moments live from a hospital room.

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1

Congrats!  That was one of the first things I thought of before the FaceTime “infomercial” showed it.

Posted by Brian Smith on July 1, 2010 at 11:20 AM (PDT)

2

Didn’t have wifi where my 2nd daughter was born. Plus she was born on the 23rd. Too early for iPhone 4 !!

Posted by MarkEt on July 1, 2010 at 2:58 PM (PDT)

3

Thanks! And I was surprised that the Wi-Fi network at the hospital allowed the video chat to work without a problem - very solid connection!

Posted by Jeremy Horwitz in East Amherst, NY, USA on July 1, 2010 at 3:34 PM (PDT)

4

Hey congrats on Horwitz number 2!!

A boy next time…!?

Posted by yinyang on July 2, 2010 at 6:14 AM (PDT)

5

Sweet. Enjoy and congrats!

Posted by alicia on July 2, 2010 at 6:21 AM (PDT)

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