Nimbuzz now optimized for Android Tablets

All you Android fans out there are in luck, especially those of you who were waiting for an official Nimbuzz version optimized for big screen Android Tablets. A new Nimbuzz version just landed and looks gorgeous. You can get your hands on it from Android Market or directly from our website.

Here is what’s new:

  • Optimized graphics for tablets
  • New UI layout to maximize space usage on large screens
  • Deep integration with the Android native phonebook

Now let’s dive into more details:

The brand new 2.0.9 version looks stunning on the big screen. We have optimized the use of all the available space so you can have a better overview of your ongoing chats as well as of your active chat screen. This way you can easily switch between your conversations. The new contact list screen also looks amazing and offers you a super easy way to see who is online while also managing your online presence.


NEW: Nimbuzz for Android – keep your Favorites closer!

New Nimbuzz 2.0.6 for Android devices is available for download.

Because we know how important is to have your favorites in reach, we redesigned Nimbuzz for Android .

The new 2.0.6 version has a dedicated tab only for your favorite contacts so you can chat faster with Alise on Facebook, send a file easier to Arthur on Nimbuzz or call you grandma at her house via NimbuzzOut. Everyone is in one place and you decide who gets in :P.

Besides the Favorites tab we added other nifty features like:


Android and the alphabet of sweets

Here’s a quick trivia for you: did you notice that the Google Android versions are sorted alphabetically (well, besides the first two).

History of Android OS names:

  • Android 1.0 – Released 23 September 2008
  • Android 1.1 – Released 9 February 2009
  • Cupcake  1.5 – Released 30 April 2009
  • Donut  1.6- Released 15 September 2009
  • Éclair 2.0/2.1 – Released 26 October 2009
  • Froyo  – Released 20 May 2010
  • Gingerbread – Released 6 December 2010
  • Honeycomb – Probably  will be released March 2011
  • Ice Cream – Scheduled for the Summer of 2011
  • J???? – What do you think it’s going to be next?

Let us know your suggestions below :D

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HD voice calls for Android phones have arrived!

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You read that right, starting today you can make HD voice quality calls from any Android mobile phone. All you need to do is go to Android Market and search for Nimbuzz (or just scan the bar code at the end of the post).

But wait, there’s more. Here is the complete list of new features of Nimbuzz 2.0.2 for Android:

  • HD voice call quality on Nimbuzz to Nimbuzz calls
  • Install Nimbuzz on SD card to save space on the phone memory
  • Updated My Profile page
  • New Contact List layout
  • Free avatars


World’s First App Trailer: Nimbuzz for Android!

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Update: Hey guys,  please bare with us for a few more days, this took a bit longer than expected! We promise to let you know as soon as it’s out!

Hope you enjoy the World’s First App Trailer for Nimbuzz on Android!

Coming soon: Brand new features will forever change the expectations you have of your Android mobile phone!

Prepare! This season is all about HD and Personalization!

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New! Nimbuzz 2.0.1 for Android #bestandroidim

Nimbuzz Android 2.0.1 Contacts

Nimbuzz 2.0.1 for Android has landed!! You can get it now from the Android Market or directly from Nimbuzz.

The new Nimbuzz version packs brand new features for all you Android fans out there.  Here is a short overview:

  • Invisible status for IM accounts
  • Updated contact list view
  • Sort contacts by status
  • 20% to 40% less battery consumption while running in the background

Now let’s talk a bit more about each new feature.


What you need to know about the new HTC Desire HD & HTC Desire Z

HTC-Desire-HD - HTC Desire Z

Yesterday at the conference in London,  HTC  has unveiled 2 new mobile phones the HTC Desire HD and the HTC Desire Z.

Both models will land in stores sometime in October and  will have enhanced HTC Sense experience with services. Yes, you can install Nimbuzz on them :D.

HTC Desire HDThe new HTC Desire HD (pictured above) is pretty much the European and Asian version of the HTC Evo, but with a aluminum casing instead of the old plastic one and without the front facing camera :( .  Here is a short overview of the HTC Desire HD features:


Froyo and Eclair for everybody…almost

Android Stats - September 2010

According to the latest numbers made available on the Android Developers blog,  70% of all the active Android phones are running on Android 2.x.

This is quite a huge jump if you think that back in May 63,6% of all active phones were running on 1.5 and 1.6,  so the Android 2.1 and 2.2 jumped from 30% to 70% in only 3 months.

This change in stats was caused by the big number of new mobile phones released lately but also due the large number of upgrades including the HTC trio of the Nexus One, EVO 4G and Desire handsets that now run on 2.2.

A big advantage of this achievement is that makes it easier for developers to create apps.  Less fragmentation means that developers need to take in account less variables when creating apps, which means that we can all enjoy better quality apps :D.

via engadget and phonearena

Nimbuzz 2.0 for Android available for VoIP addicts!

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Here is some outlandish news for our Android users, Nimbuzz 2.0 for Android mobiles is a VoIP paradise and ready for download.

The new version packs pretty amazing features, like:

  • NimbuzzOut calling – cheap international calling to mobile phones and landlines
  • A new dialer tab – so you can call mobile phones and landlines via NimbuzzOut or any of  our SIP partners (Google/Gizmo5, Sipgate, Xeloq, T-Pad, VoIPax, Gulfsip, IPS, Badatel and more)
  • Friend suggestions – see which of your phonebook contacts are already using Nimbuzz
  • Facebook Connect – no more disconnecting errors!

Android comprises 33% of US smartphone sales, so let’s take a closer look at what our Nimbuzz features are adding to that.