With Google pretty much dropping support for Google Talk on Windows, I was really glad to find this app running as a beautiful, full-featured 'Modern' app in Windows 8. It allows me to stay connected to my Gmail-using friends without hassle. UPDATE: It's been good, but every now and then messages are missed (I think due to Google's API), and the application has some stability issues on resume. There are also occasions when their server stops working for extended periods, rendering chat inaccessible.
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