Google has Added a Calling Feature to Their Hangouts Messaging System@ 2013/07/11
Screenshot courtesy of the Official Gmail Blog.
The new addition to Google’s revamped messaging system lets you place calls from within Gmail, Google+, and the Hangouts extension for Chrome. The price of calling is also free or set at a low-cost as mentioned in the following excerpt…
From the Official Gmail Blog post: Calls to the US and Canada are now free from all countries where Hangouts calling is available. And international rates remain super, super low.