Images: Google calls on IM, talk service

Images: Google calls on IM, talk service

Summary: Google takes on AOL, Yahoo and Microsoft with its own instant-messaging program that allows text chat and computer-to-computer voice connections.

TOPICS: Google, Microsoft

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  • The availability status of your contacts is coded next to their name, with their connection availability on the right. You can initiate a call or e-mail from the IM chat box.

  • You can customize your settings including managing your friends list, blocking unwelcome people and saving your chat history.

  • search

    And, of course, it wouldn't be a Google product if it didn't include a search tool.

Topics: Google, Microsoft

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