Google Calling Feature is back - Make call From Hangouts

Posted by Muhammed Posted on Friday, July 12, 2013

When it switched Google Hangouts from Google talk, we missed the ability to make call from Google accounts. Earlier this week Google announced its back, you can make call from hangouts and its better than before. It lets you place calls from within Gmail, Google+, and the Hangouts extension for Chrome and the price of calling to the US and Canada are now free from all the countries where Hangouts calling is available. Also international rates remain low.

Google announced they had improved desktop calling experience in a number of ways like add multiple phone numbers and video participants to the same call; and you can play sound effects (like applause or laughter) with the Google Effects app

See more info at Official Gmail Blog