Who invented the Facetime beeping?

aleksoctop

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I understand it's a 'distinctive' sound, but as far as sounds go, it has to be the most annoying one that an iPhone makes with regular use.

Who thought the awful panic-attack-style beeping was a good idea?
Anyone else agree this is completely dumb?
 
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Shrink

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I understand it's a 'distinctive' sound, but as far as sounds go, it has to be the most annoying one that an iPhone makes with regular use.

Who thought the awful panic-attack-style beeping was a good idea?
Anyone else agree this is completely dumb?
Nope...I don't think it's dumb.

I think the panic-attack-style beeping is a great idea.

But then...I invented it...:cool:
 
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OneMike

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I find it very annoying. I don't use FaceTime enough though for it to be that big if an issue
 

Col Ronson

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I understand it's a 'distinctive' sound, but as far as sounds go, it has to be the most annoying one that an iPhone makes with regular use.

Who thought the awful panic-attack-style beeping was a good idea?
Anyone else agree this is completely dumb?
marimba is the most annoying iPhone sound i think. People seriously need to change their ringtones.
 

mofunk

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It's the same sound that Apple has been using since iChat circa 2003. Video chat sound with the mic feedback. I loved iChat. You could send huge files to your friends via iChat. No need for those Peer to peer sites. :cool:
 

The Doctor11

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The only time I don't like it is when you try and FaceTime someone from across the house and then don't pick up cuz they can here that your calling.
 

Ethos Evoss

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I understand it's a 'distinctive' sound, but as far as sounds go, it has to be the most annoying one that an iPhone makes with regular use.

Who thought the awful panic-attack-style beeping was a good idea?
Anyone else agree this is completely dumb?
Just came here and looking for way to get rid of that **** beeping crap !.
checking cydia there is defo app to get rid of that ****

EDIT :
Cydia app : FaceTime ringing theme for iPhone 4 ...
Status : Working flawlessly on iP5 ..
Case : Problem Solved !
 
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Newtons Apple

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marimba is the most annoying iPhone sound i think. People seriously need to change their ringtones.
Agree with that but Apple make it harder to add new ringtones compared to other devices. No fan of iTunes here!

I do wish they would allow us to pick another tone for Facetime. I use it all the time and the existing tone sucks.
 
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