7.Appearance who contains the main setting (Google Talk is linked to Gmail account and you can login to this messenger if you have an Gmail account with username and password). Here you can sort by name or ignore offline friends. You can change font and modify you account settings (have a link to www.google.com/accounts/ManageAccount).
Chat can save your chat history in Gmail account. Blocked can add ID for be blocked or remove block penalty for a contact. Connection can detect proxy server automatically or allow you to configure manually the proxy (host,port,user and password). Audio contains settings for headset and speakers,notofications and call options.
In Appearance you can set the chat theme and choose a picture for avatar.You have a quick search for online contacts by name. You can talk with you friends for free and join new groups (meet new people). Notifications have settings for incoming calls,incoming chat or new email messages (play a sound or show a information).
Pros:- easy to use,fast
- allow access to Gmail account where you can manage emails