Sure, you've heard of FaceTime, Apple's new video calling feature on the iPhone 4. Have you heard of FlashTime, though? No? Judging by the name, I'm sure you could guess who is responsible for this new video chat client. Adobe has created some demo software called FlashTime, which is a peer-to-peer video chat client for Android users. Qik is already available for would-be Android video chatters, but this is Flash! Adobe wants to show everyone how easy Flash is to use and port to other platforms. Don't get your hopes up about using FlashTime, however, as Adobe's Mark Doherty has pointed out that the company has no plans to actually release the chat client and that FlashTime is simply a placeholder.
It's been a while since we heard anything about the little war between Apple and Adobe, but now the Flash proponent has taken a small jab at Apple and its FaceTime client. I would be surprised to see Apple make any sort of response since this isn't really an attack on Apple or anything like that. Still, it would be cool to see Adobe release FlashTime at some point in the future. It would also be great to see their client play nice with Apple's FaceTime, but I'm not going to hold my breath on that one.