Communication apps can be text, drawings, audio or video.


Text


Drawing


Video/Audio



Text

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BT Chat HD
With this app you can easily chat with other iPad/iPod/iPhone users via Bluetooth or Wifi! If you have a friend in another room that you want to talk to you can just launch the app and have a conversation with the other person. This saves you from texting costs and if you have an iPod/iPad it allows you to communicate with nearby users for FREE!

Wifi Chat Rooms are now available as well!!! If you are on a big network with a bunch of friends you can all join a chat room and talk to each other.
Free

Chat for GoogleTalk
Enjoy real-time chat from almost anywhere on your iPhone/iPod-Touch. Chat with friends and family using Google Chat - Take your instant messaging with you.

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$.99






Drawing

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Title
Description
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Groupboard
Groupboard turns your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad into a collaborative whiteboard, allowing you to draw and chat in real time with other people anywhere on the internet, even with users using a web browser. Use it for online tutoring, collaborative design, or just for fun!

Simple to use - simply start the app and then draw on the screen by dragging your finger. Use two fingers (pinch) to scroll and zoom. Click the Connect tab to connect with other people.

Features include the ability to change colors, shapes, line width, and upload photos which you can then draw on. Log in as administrator for the ability to ban users and delete pictures.

Use two fingers (pinch gesture) to zoom in or out and scroll.

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Cost is license dependent
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Share Board
Share Board allows up to 4 users to connect simultaneously via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi to create, innovate, draw, share pictures, play games or just have fun—and Share Board is inter-compatible with the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.
Share Board includes multiple drawing tools (Pen, Marker, Highligher), editing and scaling features, session save and log, the ability to upload and edit photos and text and features to share any session via email or Facebook. Assign session names and icons. Even connect your iPad to a projector to display your work for presentations.
Use Share Board to share thoughts and ideas during meetings, conferences or tradeshows. Upload pictures, add texts and share them on Facebook.

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SyncPad
Forget those whiteboard and sketchpad applications that require you to be few feet from each other in order to collaborate. With SyncPad you just need to be connected to the internet, and you will be able to enjoy a live connection experience, just like if you were working the very same whiteboard, no matter where you are. If you want to clear your whiteboard, just tap on the trash bin icon and you will be able to clear just the notes or both notes and the image or PDF loaded.

Features:
- Multiple colors
- Multiple stroke sizes
- Eraser
- Multi-page PDF support
- Import pictures from your library
- Live sharing connection with another SyncPad, SyncPad reader or a browser.
- Multi-user rooms
- Share via e-mail or save to your library
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$9.99
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Whiteboard Pro: Collaborative Drawing







Video/Audio

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**Polycom RealPresence Mobile**
Polycom RealPresence Mobile is for business professionals who use a tablet device and want interoperable, business-grade visual communications that is consistent with their ‘in office’ experience, the RealPresence Mobile is an easy-to-use video app that provides premium quality audio, video and content sharing. Cloud-based deployment gives users access to enterprise directories at the flick-of-a finger. Users simply highlight a name and communicate.


Features and Benefits:

•Experience mobile communications through brilliant video, hear every nuance and share visual content with other standards-based devices
•Dual signaling protocol, H.323 and SIP maximizes connectivity across platforms
•Connectivity wherever you may be, any time through WiFi or 3/4G networks. Note: Polycom recommends WiFi for optimal visual experience.
•Realize the highest return on investment through industry-leading interoperability with millions of existing video devices
•Enterprise-scale and reliability supporting thousands of users through cloud-based services
•Simple and easy-to-use application provides instant, one-touch connections into the enterprise video-enabled network

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Free
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Skype
Call, video call and instant message anyone else on Skype for free with Skype for your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad.

Plus call and text your Contacts (or any other number) at Skype’s low rates. It’s great value with Skype Credit. .

Skype for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad is free to download and works over 3G* or Wi-Fi.

•Share moments over free* video calls with front and rear-facing cameras:
Enjoy video calls with Skype contacts on, iPhone, iPod touch or iPad, compatible mobiles, PCs, Macs or Skype-enabled TVs.

•Call Skype-to-Skype, wherever you are:
Call Skype contacts for free on 3G* or Wi-Fi.

•Save on calls to Contacts or any phone number:
Text and call phones anywhere with Skype Credit. It’s especially good value to international numbers.

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Free

Facetime


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Ustream Live Broadcoaster
Ustream is the leading live interactive broadcasting platform that enables anyone to quickly broadcast to a global audience of unlimited size.

-Notify your Twitter and Facebook social networks as you start your broadcast so that they can join you.
-Interact with viewers during your broadcast using Ustream's Social Stream, which integrates a live feed of Twitter and Facebook messages, plus polling.
-For those who missed your broadcast, no problem--the broadcast is recorded and can be shared later!
-Full-screen broadcasting view with option to display device status bar/network quality
-Record to your phone and upload and share later
-Front/back camera switching (when supported by device)
Free
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Fring: Video Calls + Chat
Group Video Chat, Voice Calls & Text Chat

  • FREE The worlds 1st Group Video Chat. 4 friends video chat at the same time!
  • FREE Video calls (on 3G,4G & WiFi) with DVQ™ technology (more below)
  • FREE calls to other fring users worldwide
  • FREE live chat (no more expensive SMS)
The ultimate in Video Chat optimized for iPhone, iPad and iPodTouch

GROUP VIDEO CHAT
The ONLY Group Video chat app. Group Video with friends on iPhone/iPod/iPad or Android phones. Up to 4 participants can group video call, jam, reunite, sing, dance or whatever you do when you get together. 4 friends on 1 screen.


VIDEO CHAT
The HIGHEST quality Video Calls possible! fring's video calling DVQ™ technology (Dynamic Video Quality) gives you the best video and audio quality possible by automatically and continuously adjusting your video call quality to match your connectivity.

THE ULTIMATE VIDEO CHAT APP
  • The only free mobile Group Video Call service in the world!
  • Video call/Call any other iPhones, iPod touches, Android, Nokia and more
  • See your friends real-time status; you can chat with your friends before video-calling them
  • Great for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
  • Fun and easy to use
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Free
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Vtok
Make free gtalk video and voice calls to all your Google contacts and use text chat when they use Google Video and Voice Chat™ on their Macs and PCs or when they use Vtok on their mobile devices.

★ Features ★

✓ Video calls, voice calls and text chat (IM) with Google Talk users and other Vtok users
✓ No account to sign-up. Just login with your Google/gmail account and start talking
✓ Works over Wi-Fi and 3G
✓ Devices supported are iPhone4, iPhone 3GS, iPad2 and the 4th generation iPod Touch
✓ Choose whether or not to use video in a call. You can also enable or disable video during a call
✓ Choose between front and back camera on your device
✓ Stay connected and receive calls, even when the app is closed and moved to the background
✓ Invite/add contacts from within the app.

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Free
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WebEx for iPAD
Attend WebEx meetings on your iPad, wherever you are! Enjoy the full meeting experience with simultaneous data and audio. Plus, get great new features like high-quality, streaming 2-way video that takes mobile web conferencing to a whole new level. Don’t just listen in to a meeting. Join in!

Mobile video conferencing with:
- Real-time 2-way group video that lets you see multiple participants at the same time while they see you
- Voice-activated video switching that spotlights whoever’s talking
- Full-screen video for a true video conferencing experience
- Floating video

Host account capabilities, including:
- Streamlined Sign-on
- Schedule a meeting
- Start / Delete a meeting
- Invite others to a meeting
- Pass presenter capabilities to another Mac / PC participant
- Enable users to join a meeting from behind the firewall using Wi-Fi proxy support

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Free