Looks like crap, apparently. Okay, we'll admit that FaceTime is cooler than we thought, but having it only work on Wi-Fi makes it less useful. But after seeing FaceTime fail over 3G, we'll take less useless over being unusable.
The line Apple set up for users to test out FaceTime is a great idea, but it might be leading to something bigger. The rep I spoke with mentioned that this is a trial for video calls with AppleCare.
Skype just released their open SkypeKit SDK which will allow any device to offer Skype calls, video chat, instant messaging, and more. Skypekit offers developers nearly the same tools that Skype uses internally and is designed to work with any internet-connected device with a camera and display. The idea is for…