Why Is Apple Charging a Dollar for Video Chat?Sam Biddle2/24/11 9:16am362EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkNew MacBook Pros are here, with spiffy HD cameras popped into their faces. Neat! HD video chat sounds fun. Less fun? The fact that Apple's FaceTime app—you know, the program for the chat protocol they're trying to make ubiquitous—is no longer free.