Chapter 16. Using Skype and Google Talk

In this chapter, we look at two of the VoIP chat services (Skype and Google Talk) in greater detail. We’re not going into an exhaustive account of how to install these programs because they’re pretty easy to install. However, we cover some tips that can help you during installation and initial use. We also look at some of the cooler features of each service.



Several other good VoIP chat programs, such as Gizmo Project and Yahoo! Messenger with Voice, are available. Gizmo Project has a similar feature set to Skype, and Yahoo! Messenger with Voice is similar to Google Talk. They all work similarly, so we ...

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