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First there was Gmail, followed by Google Chat (all the cool kids were doing it). But today, the popular e-mail server is launching a free high quality video and audio component, becoming the first leading webmail service to include video chat.
We've tried to make this an easy-to-use, seamless experience." Video chat is the latest of many new features Gmail has been adding which include Gmail Labs (a public testing ground for experimental features like embeddable gadgets, the Forgotten Attachment Detector, and Mail Goggles), a mobile client for Android phones, animated emoticons, and more.
Google will be competing with Skype, the popular application which allows people to make free video and audio calls.
The feature is being rolled out over the next few days on PCs and Macs.
Google Spokesperson Jason Freidenfelds told me in an e-mail, "Gmail has always been about more than just email -- it's increasingly a communications hub, always pushing the limits of browser-based applications." In a post on the Official Gmail Blog, Software Engineer Justin Uberti wrote, "Being able to switch from email to chat as needed, all within the same app, is really great for productivity.
But people can only type so fast, and even with our new emoticons...