In This Chapter
• How to use your iPad for videoconferencing via the Web
• Learn about FaceTime, Skype, GoToMeeting, and WebEx
• Discover the updated Messages app for text messaging
Although the iPad isn’t designed to work as a cell phone, when it’s connected to the Internet, you can use the iPad as a Voice-Over-IP (VoIP) telephone or speakerphone when you use a third-party app, such as Skype or Line2 (see Chapter 13, “Discovering ‘Must-Have’ Business Apps,” for more information on these apps, which enable you to make and receive free or low-cost calls from your tablet).
Thanks to the tablet’s built-in camera, microphone, and speaker, you can also use the iPad as a video-conferencing tool ...