Archive for February, 2010


Nimbuzz surpasses 1 million downloads in Nokia’s OVI store

February 11th, 2010

Nimbuzz with Twitter

We’re delighted to tell you that Nimbuzz was has surpassed 1 million downloads on Nokia’s Ovi Store :D [Download Nimbuzz from OVI].

And the news was already picked up by the top mobile influencers on the web. Here’s what they said:

It seems that our latest update was a real success among the Symbian users and with features like these, no wonder ;) :

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Looking for a Job? We’re looking for a blogger!

February 10th, 2010

We  want you

Nimbuzz is looking for bloggers for 5  new Nimbuzz blogs:  China, Turkey, Poland, Saudi Arabia and Iran! If you love Nimbuzz, then this is your opportunity to be right at the heart of everything that’s happening.

This is a paid position. You must be a native speaker and also speak good English, and be interested in social media, tech and mobile industries. Ideally you will have some previous blogging experience and be familiar with WordPress, although this is not essential if you can demonstrate that you write well and are passionate about doing this. Most importantly of course, you must love Nimbuzz!

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And the NimbuzzOut winners are…

February 10th, 2010

NimbuzzOut Win

Back in December we launched two very cool contests for all our  NimbuzzOut users:

  • Win a fantastic holiday to your most-called destination!
  • Make the first call of 2010 on NimbuzzOut & we’ll pay your bill for the year!

First and foremost, for anyone who doesn’t know yet, NimbuzzOut lets you make incredibly cheap international calls from your mobile, to landlines and mobiles anywhere in the world. By using it on your mobile or PC you can save up to 95% of your monthly bill.

Currently NimbuzzOut is available on Nimbuzz for iPhone, iPod Touch, Symbian, Windows Mobile and PC with more to follow soon! :) .

How much you can save? Check the NimbuzzOut rates ;) .

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Nimbuzz demo at Teens In Tech (Video via @Scobleizer)

February 8th, 2010

Scobelizer and Tobias Kemper Interview - NimbuzzPhoto via RRW

This Saturday, Tobias Kemper, Nimbuzz’s strong voice in The Valley, joined the Teens In Tech conference. This was an event dedicated to youth and technology where the participants could get a fresh overview on what teenagers think about the current trends of teenage technology and get inspired to create technology.

This was a great opportunity for Nimbuzz to meet lots of new young tech savvy friends but also catch up with old friends :) .

Below you can see  short Nimbuzz demo starring Tobias Kemper, directed by Robert Scoble and filmed with his very own 5D MkII.

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The Best of Nimbuzz

February 5th, 2010

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I’s Friday! Which means a quick trip around the world to check out the best from the Nimbuzz local blogs this week:

See the titles after the JUMP:

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New Nimbuzz for PC: 10 new languages and Phonebook integration

February 4th, 2010

Install Nimbuzz - languageGood news for all PC users ;) , we have just released a new update for Nimbuzz PC .

This new version brings:

  • Phonebook integration
  • 10 New languages (now 13 in total)

A new important addition of the new PC client is the Phonebook, this comes as a really useful feature especially for the NimbuzzOut users.

With Nimbuzz Out you can make really cheap international calls from any PC to your  friends and family abroad on their mobiles or regular landlines. And now thanks to the Phonebook feature, you can store all your phone numbers online and access them from any other PC. All you have to do is login with your Nimbuzz account.

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Vote for Nimbuzz in About.com 2010 IM awards!

February 4th, 2010

Top IM client of 2010First and foremost: THANK YOU!

Thanks to your nomination we are now in the race for the About.com 2010 IM awards :D :D :D ! And not in 1 but in 5 categories!!

Now we need your help 1 more time(well actually 5 times :P ) .

All you have to do is click on the 5 links below and click on Nimbuzz once you are on the page.

The voting ends on 25 of February 2010 and winners in each category will be announced on March 1, 2010.

Nimbuzz partners with Telkomsel!

February 3rd, 2010

I love Nimbuzz badges

Great news for our Indonesian users! Nimbuzz has just joined forces with Telkomsel, Indonesia’s largest mobile operator, and will be available to more than 82 million subscribers!!

Unlimited access to Nimbuzz is  available with a flat rate data plan so you don’t need to pay as you go (pay per MB). If you have the Telkomsel SIM card just send an SMS to 2520 with the text “Reg Nimbuzz Minggu” (Cost of the SMS 2000RP) for one week unlimited access  OR  “Reg Nimbuzz Bulan” for one month unlimited access (cost of the SMS 8000 RP) :) .

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Choose your custom ringtone with Nimbuzz for Android

February 3rd, 2010

Nimbuzz chat optionsGood news for the all the Android users, we have just released a brand new update for you :D [Download link].

Here is the list of brand new features waiting for you:

  • Custom ringtone – chose a custom ringtone for the Nimbuzz incoming calls
  • Voicemail support – not available for the call? no problem, now your friends can leave you a message  :)
  • Permanent notification – choose if you want to see the Nimbuzz icon in the notification bar while the app it’s running.

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Nimbuzz Poll results: 75% recommended Nimbuzz to more than 5 friends

February 2nd, 2010

How  many friends did you convinced to use Nimbuzz

Results are in from the latest Nimbuzz blog poll (see question and results above). Thank you for your time and for your votes!

It’s been a while since we had such balanced poll results :) . While 35% of the Nimbuzz users recommended Nimbuzz to just a few friends, over 75% recommended Nimbuzz to more than 5 friends :D . Regardless of how many friends you have convinced to use Nimbuzz, thank you all for spreading the Nimbuzz “love” around and please keep on doing that!

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