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I'm really considering a 2010 iMac 3.2 i3. Will it be able to face time with my wife,s iPhone 4, and the sister in laws iPod 3rd gen?

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Yes, I have the same iMac and I have facetimed with an iphone 4

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You just need to buy FaceTime for Mac in the Mac App Store for $1.
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Is it only certain iMac's that can utilize Facetime?
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10.6.6 are the requirements
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What osxx is trying to say is that Facetime for Mac requires an Intel Mac running the latest version of the OS, 10.6.6.

If you have some previous version of 10.6 running, use Software Update to bring your version up to 10.6.6 (free).
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Also your Mac requires a camera too. Stating the obvious but it is a requirement after all.
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Also your Mac requires a camera too. Stating the obvious but it is a requirement after all.
It does not have to be the built in one though. Webcam or camcorder does the job.

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