Skype for iPad on the iTunes App Store

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Bring your Skype contacts closer with full screen video at your fingertips.
Beautiful and simple, this is Skype built especially for the iPad. Call, video call, or instant message anyone on Skype.

Simple to use:
• Join Skype on their website or just sign straight in to your account.
• If you already have a Skype account, your Skype contacts will automatically be there on your iPad.
• They’ve made adding new Skype contacts really easy. Once they’re in your Contact list, call, video or instant message them in one touch.
• Flick through recent calls and instant messages in your Skype for iPad history.
• Skype for iPad works over Wi-Fi or 3G (operator data charges may apply). Call Skype contacts on their iPhoneiPod touch, iPad, PC, Mac and even Skype enabled TVs.

Access free Skype features:
• Talk face-to-face or show what you’re seeing with front and back-facing cameras.
• Use Skype for iPad to call anyone else on Skype – and enjoy near CD quality (SILK) sound.
• Instant message and add emoticons to personalize your messages.

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iPad in One Hour for Lawyers

About iPad in One Hour for Lawyers
Whether you are a new or a more advanced iPad user, iPad in One Hour for Lawyers takes a great deal of the mystery and confusion out of using your iPad. Ideal for lawyers who want to get up to speed swiftly, this book presents the essentials so you don’t get bogged down in technical jargon and extraneous features and apps. In just six, short lessons, you’ll learn how to:

    • Quickly Navigate and Use the iPad User Interface
    • Set Up Mail, Calendar, and Contacts
    • Create and Use Folders to Multitask and Manage Apps
    • Add Files to Your iPad, and Sync Them
    • View and Manage Pleadings, Case Law, Contracts, and other Legal Documents
    • Use Your iPad to Take Notes and Create Documents
  • Use Legal-Specific Apps at Trial or in Doing Research

Also included: a listing of the best apps for lawyers, as well as dozens of keyboard and browser tips and shortcuts, and much more!

iPad in One Hour for Lawyers
Product Code: 5110719
Author: Tom Mighell
Expected Publication Date: April 5, 2011
ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-61632-953-2
Page Count: 106
Trim Size: 7 x 8.5
Sponsoring Entities: Law Practice Management Section
Topics: Law Practice ManagementLegal Research & WritingLegal TechnologyManagement / Organizational Skills
Format: Book - 5110719
Pricing: $34.95 (Regular)

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Tom Mighell: iPad 4 Lawyers – PDF Reader Review – GoodReader vs. PDF Expert

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If you’re using the iPad in your law practice, you have probably already used it to store, read, and otherwise work onPDF files.  Those PDF files might be caselaw, briefs or memos, or some other legal document – but they are the most ubiquitous document format, so having an app that can handle them appropriately is absolutely essential.  In this post, Tom Mighell features a face-off between two of his favorite apps – GoodReader and PDF Expert.  He  covers the basics, and then weighs in with his vote on the best PDF reader of the two.

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