Despite what Apple promised when it launched FaceTime, the video app has never been made into a cross-platform standard. It integrates well on the iPad and iPhone, but leaves out those swaths of people that use alternative platforms for video communication.
When looking to connect through video calls, look to these staple apps as essentials to have on your iPad.
The fact that Skype is used as a verb speaks to its pervasiveness in the video calling space. Microsoft has been effective at ensuring it is on all major platforms: iOS, Android, and of course its Windows devices.
Skype is especially well done on the iPad, offering easy access to starting and receiving video conversations as well as instant message... Continue reading >>