They say talk is cheap. Google thinks it should be free. Google Talk enables you to call or send instant messages to your friends for free–anytime, anywhere in the world. Google Talk offers you:
  • Choice: Get in touch how and when you want to–over email, IM or a call
  • Quality: Talk through your computer but hear your friends as if they were in the same room
  • Convenience: Your Gmail contacts are pre-loaded into Google Talk so inviting or talking to your friends is just a click away
Google Talk is in beta and requires a Gmail username and password.

There has been rumors floating around the last few days about Google's new IM client Google Talk and it looks like it's been made available today. So, I had to load it up to check it out. You use your gmail account to login and unfortunately, I don't know anybody on gmail to test this out with. Anyone out there loaded it up yet to be able to try it out? If so, add me as a friend and we can give it a spin

joepruitt -at- gmail -dot- com

At some point I'm going to have to consolidate IM clients. Here's what I have running now:

No wonder my machine is becoming so sluggish lately B-).

-Joe

[Listening to: Hello Kitty Kat - Smashing Pumpkins - Pisces Iscariot (04:32)]