Google Enables Gmail Phone Calling

"Gmail's chat protocol gains the capability to call actual phone numbers."

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So far, Google's Gmail chat has featured the very basics of a typical chat program: instant messaging, voice chat, and video chat.  Now Google is looking to change that.  The newest feature added is the ability to make actual phone calls, putting Google Talk into Skype territory.

This new feature allows users to make not only calls in the US and Canada (which will be free at least through the rest of the year), but also international calls for as low as two cents a minute (for a full rates listing, head here).  Simply click the "Call Phone" button at the top of your buddy list.  

(Note: you will need to have the voice/video chat plugin installed)

Google is rolling out the feature over the next few days, so don't worry if you don't see it yet.  In the meantime, you can amuse yourself with their brief animated advertisement video:

For more info, head over to the official page here.

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04-09-2010, 04:47:39

nikk
meh @ cpuz, even 920 can do 4.8 on air http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=953079 :P

where are the real benchies :D

06-09-2010, 09:56:28

SnowWhite


meh @ cpuz, even 920 can do 4.8 on air http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=953079 :P

where are the real benchies :D



Is that also F@H stable ? :D

06-09-2010, 16:43:41

nikk


Is that also F@H stable ? :D




it can be, if you can poor ln2 24/7 :harhar:

06-09-2010, 19:47:50

AMDFTW
lol i must admin folding seems to be the best stability test,i can not wait to get clockin my phenon again

07-09-2010, 08:55:57

SnowWhite


it can be, if you can poor ln2 24/7 :harhar:



LOL get some then !@ :D
Nice O/C of course !

14-09-2010, 07:56:33

tinytomlogan
and Im back with another one ;)

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1389963

14-09-2010, 08:01:39

SnW


and Im back with another one ;)

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1389963



HA nice mate B)
now its nikk's turn al tho i hardly see him on here anymore :unsure:

14-09-2010, 08:19:29

tinytomlogan


HA nice mate B)
now its nikk's turn al tho i hardly see him on here anymore :unsure:





Im more than happy with that for an air run tbh. Does make me wonder what it might do subzero.

14-09-2010, 08:52:42

CRAZYCAP
Nice result mate.

15-09-2010, 14:50:32

nikk


HA nice mate B)
now its nikk's turn al tho i hardly see him on here anymore :unsure:




my turn? 5ghz on air with the ol' 920? :rollinglaugh:
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