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 ...