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Your iPad™ at Work (Covers iOS 6 on iPad2 and iPad 3rd generation), Third Edition by Jason Rich

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12. Conducting Video Conferences and Virtual Meetings

In This Chapter

• Using your iPad for video conferencing via the Web

• Learning about FaceTime, Skype, GoToMeeting, and WebEx

• Discovering 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, 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 when an Internet connection is available. The FaceTime app that came preinstalled on your ...

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