Google Talk (Gtalk) is Real
Posted by Staff on August 23rd, 2005

It’s official not, well not really official but in any case Google Talk is real. Check out some of the screen shots of Google talk and see for yourself. Google is taking over the world, and first time people are not complaining. Earlier in the day people were able to download the program, but it has been taken down. You can all try out the new Google Talk by following the following instructions.

Get a Jabber-compatible Instant Messaging client like Gaim, Trillian Pro, or iChat. Use the following to set it up. Happy Gtalking.

Server: talk.google.com
Username: youremail@gmail.com
Password: yourpassword

Here’s a quick run-down of what Google Talk has to offer: Basic IM capabilities, high-quality and easy to use VoIP, complete integration with Gmail, and a simple, ads-free interface. Read on for our preliminary review and a glimpse into Google Talk’s future.

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  • (3) Comments to “Google Talk (Gtalk) is Real” »

    1. Posted by Michael on August 31, 2005 @ 8:45 am

      Looks like Microsoft is fighting back by buying a VOIP software and service company.

      http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7BDE6F9E99%2DD6C0%2D429B%2D9A8C%2DA2384DB5BA83%7D&siteid=mktw&dist=

    2. Posted by George on August 31, 2005 @ 7:16 pm

      Competition is great. Now we just need to wait and see who comes out with the better product.

    3. Pingback by Today’s Top Opinion » Blog Archive » Google Advertising Reach on September 2, 2005 @ 3:32 pm

      [...] There is a reason why Google Talk came out. What do you get when you combine Google VOIP + Google Ads + Google Print Ads = Google Pay-Per-Call advertising model. Google won’t be the first ones who are using this pay-per-call format. [...]

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