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    How to video chat with my nieces mac book

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    How to video chat with my nieces mac book
    Hi I havent had my mac long, imac 24 inch with cam.and my niece has just got a mac book pro with camera, what is the best way for us to video conference, It looks like ichat and I have a bonjour account on my mac? Many thanks Sam

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    How to video chat with my nieces mac book

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    Probably the easiest for both of you would be for you to download Skype. Then you can video chat with other people as well. Skype is free.

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    How to video chat with my nieces mac book

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    AFAIK you can also use iChat, but I don't talk to anyone on iChat, so I really don't know how to set it up.
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    How to video chat with my nieces mac book
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    iChat will indeed allow you to video chat with each other. The iChat help files are very helpful but if you need additional assistance try http://mactips.info/2007/02/set-up-ichat. There are some links to additional information on video chats. A specific tutorial on video chats can be found at http://www.mvldesign.com/video_conference_tutorial.html
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    How to video chat with my nieces mac book

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    Thanks Guys

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    How to video chat with my nieces mac book
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    iChat is great because you can also do screen sharing with it.
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