You read that right, Gmail users can now make free phone calls within the US and Canada for free. Simply “make calls in Gmail and then talk directly to your computer; Google says the call quality is “really good,” even just using the standard mic and speaker in the laptop you have.” Video after the break. Click here for more pictures from the press conference.

How about receiving calls? If you have a Google Voice number, it’ll bring up a popup in Gmail and you can answer there.

[via Gizmodo]