Google just launched AIM chat with Gmail and several? new features incorporated. Now you can talk to your AIM friends using an integrated chat inside Gmail. Your AIM contact list will be automatically populated in Gmail user contact list. You need to have AIM account to sign in using Gmail. Google is using OpenAIM technology to provide this service with Gmail. Currently, only supported with Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox 2.
To sign in to AIM, use “Sign into AIM” link in Option menu.? Check the picture below.
Here is the list of new features added in Gmail.
- Introduced colored labels to organize your email in more fashionable way.
- Group chat within same window. No need to open multiple window for more then one contact.
- New emoticons added to send expression to your friends.
- Free IMAP service to synchronize your inbox automatically.
- Now view your document within Gmail without downloading them to your computer. support MSOffice,OpenOffice and .pdf files
- Extended support to 20 MB file attachment size.