Google Talk Update - Easy File Sharing

Google has updated their homemade instant messaging client, Google Talk, today. The most important feature addition is what I'd like to call smart file sharing. You can drag-and-drop files or folders to share with contacts. For example, if you wanted to share a large picture with someone you can drag it into the chat window and it will send them a small preview. If they want to save the full-size of the picture, they can then click download originals.

It's also important to note that the new GTalk executes file transfers with a direct connection to your contact's computer whenever possible; leaving latency at a minimum. Other additions include voicemail which is great for leaving a message to an offline colleague. Download the latest version for your PC.

Google Talk Update