gtalk the instant messenger service has started to shed its inhibitions of being a plain im client and has added features to its new clients other than the existing voice and text base services.
the newer version of gtalk now has avtaars and themes, which are similar in kind of the things msn and yahoo! messengers have.
here are some of the screenshots i have
settings choose themes
google has also launched the google talk for blackberry.
you can download the latest version of gtalk from here .