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iPhone 4 jailbreak hack enables FaceTime over 3G

A newly-released hack for jailbroken iPhone 4 units allows for FaceTime calling over 3G networks. The hack, called My3G, has also allowed for a measurement of how much data FaceTime calls use. According to 9 to 5 Mac, a five minute call with “lots of movement” used 14.7 MB of data; this averages out to roughly 2.94MB per minute for FaceTime over 3G, compared to 1.3MB per minute for a 3G voice call over Skype. As for quality, 9 to 5 Mac claims that its editor couldn’t tell the difference between FaceTime over 3G or Wi-Fi, “the quality is that good.” More information on jailbreaking the iPhone 4 and installing the My3G hack can be found here.

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1

Crazy ...thanks for posting this.

Most of my friends and family just don’t have an iphone 4 yet so I’m a little nervous jailbreaking this thing.

Posted by Burg on August 2, 2010 at 5:28 PM (CDT)

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I have been using this site sence my first search into accessories for my iPod video. Now this site is my goto for all mobile Apple devices. Now that I have seen this post about a jailbreak feature I will be frequenting this site even more. However not many things are noteworthy here from the jailbreak community. Thanks for the article.

As for those interested in a jailbreak it is well worth it if you have the patience for it. Their are benefits for everyone who does jailbreak. Everything from simply changing the look of the os to in-depth hacks that let you do things that are not stock on an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, even third party apps that apple won’t let into the app store.  The one things you must conceder first is do I want to void my warranty on the device. Other than that the Library of Congress says happy jail breaking it’s yours to mod as you see fit. 

Posted by David on August 2, 2010 at 10:28 PM (CDT)

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