In This Chapter
Using the iPad’s built-in tools, FaceTime and Messages, for chats
Conducting group meetings with GoToMeeting and WebEx
Surveying collaboration tools to get beyond email overload
Pulling together a confab with Google Hangouts and Microsoft Lync
Making the (video) call with Skype
Going old-school with AIM text chats
Although we tend to think of the iPhone as Apple’s communications device, the iPad makes a great communications device, especially when typing or video is involved, because the iPad’s larger screen makes both work better.
In this chapter, you learn how to use the iPad’s immediacy-oriented communications capabilities (messaging and conferencing) to have those direct, collaborative dialogs from your iPad, where the work you’re discussing is also likely to be.
You iPad comes with ...