The official application for Google Talk developed by RIM
Google Talk Review
by on April 22, 2010
Not everybody in your contacts book is going to be using a BlackBerry, so using the BB Messenger isn’t going to work.
To that end, RIM has put together another option in the shape of Google Talk, allowing you to talk to all your buddies online in the same way.
The GTalk service is linked into the BB OS well, with the option to start a conversation this way offered at the same time as BlackBerry Messenger.
It’s a little light compared to the online version – for instance, you can’t hide yourself as offline (although you can just shut it down if you’re not being nosey).
We also encountered a couple of sudden offline moments with people we were chatting to for no apparent reason – although to be fair, the same thing happens on the web client as well from time to time.
Overall, it’s a pretty decent application that offers a good alternative to BB Messenger; we could just do with a few little tweaks to make it really impressive.
Buy this app: Download the Google Talk app now
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