Pointy Heads LLC got quite a lot of attention when none other than Apple CEO Steve Jobs personally blessed the app into the App Store, allowing live, direct iPhone to iPhone video streaming. Knocking Live Video has just been updated to version 2.0 and brings with it a host of iPhone 4-only features as well as audio to go with your streaming video.
There’s no doubt that Apple’s new iPhone 4-only FaceTime feature is great, and the company is letting everyone know about it with an avalanche of new television commercials. But whether you’re stuck on an older iPhone or you don’t have any iPhone 4-toting friends to video chat with, there are thankfully some free App Store alternatives to FaceTime--if you know where to look.
Twitter feeds and Facebook are replacing web browsing and email for
many of us, but seasoned social networkers know the revolution is only
just beginning. In fact, the next phase may already be underway with
Knocking Live Video and Ustream Live Broadcaster, two video-streaming
tools that put the power to share live video with friends, family, and
followers in the palms of your iPhone-clutching hands. Both apps offer
fun features, impressive tech, and our favorite price tag: free! But
which one should you use?