Wednesday, August 24th 2005
If you didn’t already know, Google has released their own instant messanging client, called Google Talk. However, I’m a little disappointed. I thought Google, in their usual spirit, would completely leave the competition in the dirt.
Sure, the client is nice and simple, and has a good-looking interface. It also has Skype-style VoIP. But there are a few things it lacks in my eyes:
Sure, there are also things that already make it look very good:
Hopefully we’ll see an improved version out soon!
Update: According to this developers FAQ page, Google are hoping to add compatibility with other clients. However, if they succeed in persuading Microsoft to let them add MSN remains to be seen. Sounds unlikely to me.