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Make Your Shot & Meet Shahrukh Khan

May 8th, 2013

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Hey Nimbuzzers,

We have some fantastic news for you!

We at Nimbuzz have tied up with Nokia to give you an opportunity of a lifetime!
In the 100 years of cinema, if there is one man who can claim to be the King of Bollywood, it is the iconic, Shahrukh Khan.

What if we told you that there’s a chance to meet him up, close and in person.

You’d probably jump for joy or clench yours hands and scream!
So go on get excited, it’s a worthy moment.

All you have to do to win this golden opportunity is to watch the Nokia Lumia 520 commercial here.
Then send in a video of your ‘Signature’ shot that you are absolutely sure would knock the ball right out of the park here

The most creative shot submitted by a Nimbuzz user will get the chance to meet Shahrukh Khan.

Nimbuzz Ping Will Not Be Available Till September 1st, 2012

August 22nd, 2012

Hi guys,

Due to recent restrictions on SMS imposed by the Indian Government, Nimbuzz Ping will not be available to use till the 1st of September. Although Nimbuzz Ping is a nifty utility which helps you keep in touch with each other without the need for a smartphone, it has been classified under the A2P promotional SMS category and therefore restricted due to National Security reasons.

We apologize for this and assure you that Nimbuzz Ping will be back up as soon as the restriction is lifted. Till then you can use our web messenger to keep in touch with your friends and family.

Stay Safe. Stay Connected.

Nimbuzz Comes Pre-loaded On Swipe Tablets

August 17th, 2012

Swipe Telecom has just launched some very affordable tablets in the Indian market. One of them is a 3D tablet! That is a first for the Indian Tablet market. There are three different variants – the Float, Holo and 3D Life.

You can check out the tablets here.

Why are we telling you all this?

This is because the Swipe tablets come pre-loaded with all the ‘appy goodness’ you would want. Guess which awesome app is also included in that? Yes, Nimbuzz is supported out of the box in the Swipe Tablets so you don’t have to download it from Google Play or the Amazon App Store.

You can buy the Swipe tabs from our Ncarry store. Visit this link for more details.

So what does the Nimbuzz Android App do?

• FREE HD VOICE CALLS – Great quality telephonic sound over Wi-Fi or 3G.

HD quality voice calls for free with all your Nimbuzz Messenger contacts.

• FREE MESSAGING – Tired of paying 1 buck a text.

Replace SMS with unlimited free chat.

• OFFLINE MESSAGES: You’ll never have to worry about missing a message.

Even if you miss your push notifications or turn off your phone, Nimbuzz saves your messages offline until you retrieve them the next time you boot up Nimbuzz.

• CHEAP INTERNATIONAL CALLS – Got family and friends abroad well, Nimbuzz makes the world a smaller place. Buy Nimbuzz Out credits and make really cheap international calls to mobile and landlines.

• SIP VOIP ACCOUNTS – Connect to any of our existing SIP partners or to any other SIP provider and enjoy extremely low cost calls.

• CHAT BUDDIES – If you’re bored in class just boot up one of our popular chat buddies for Twitter, Cricket, Astrology etc. They are very entertaining.

• AND MUCH MORE: Custom chat wallpaper, Landscape mode, Contact sorting, improved Presence Icons, precise message time stamps, Chat history, N-world, free Avatars and much more.

We hope that all you guys who are looking to buy the Swipe tablet love our app. The Nimbuzz Android app is built from the ground up to take advantage of the very capable open source goodness of Android. It will keep you connected with all your friends, family and colleagues. Give it a spin and let us know how you like it.


Surface May Be Microsoft’s Breakthrough Device

June 27th, 2012

Microsoft unveiled their tablet/Laptop hybrid called Surface two days back. The most interesting part of this launch is the fact that this tablet is completely done by the company itself as compared to their previous partnerships with device manufacturers. It is about time that Microsoft did that. Even though Microsoft’s Windows is the world’s most popular operating system, the company has lagged behind on the tablet and Mobile OS part. Their upcoming launch of Windows 8 might solve that.

Windows 8 is supposed to be a tablet OS in addition to a desktop one and the stylings of the OS show that it is meant mainly for the tablet. Microsoft Surface is an indicator to what is forthcoming in the Windows ecosystem. The company now has all the components required to compete with the likes of Google and Apple.

Woah! Surface sports a cover which doubles up as keyboard! We think that is the most efficient and innovative implementation of a tablet keyboard in the market today. The keyboard is not wireless and has thus no need for charging. There are two versions of the Microsoft Surface. One comes with a Tegra 3 ARM-based processor running Windows 8 RT (for ARM) while the other high end version called Surface Pro will use an Ivy Bridge Core i5 chip.


Screen Size: 10.6 inches
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Resolution: Surface Pro – 1920×1080 | Surface – 1366×768
Display: Full HD display
Covers: A touch cover and a type cover. Both include keyboards and multi-touch functionality.


Microsoft did not confirm when it will launch the device nor the pricing but it is expected to launch by the end of this year.
The Surface has been lauded by reviewers and critics for its innovative input methods and hardware specifications. We think it is pretty cool!
With this new type of  keyboard, we hope all those Nimbuzz users who are uncomfortable with typing on tablets will find it easy to communicate with your family, friends and colleagues using the Surface.

Here is a video which shows the Surface in action:
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Nimbuzz PC update: now with Facebook Connect

August 12th, 2010


Hey guys there is a new update for Nimbuzz PC and you can get it from here.

The most important addition to this version is Facebook Connect.

What does this mean for you?

  • Eliminates disconnect errors
  • Improves security of your Facebook data
  • View the status message of your Facebook friends
  • Use your custom Facebook username to login – instead of your email address (more on Custom usernames)

What you need to remember?

Once you have installed the new Nimbuzz PC please go to Tools->Options->Communities and reconnect to Facebook to see all your friends online!


Nimbuzz no longer available for Windows Mobile

June 2nd, 2010


These might not be the best news of today, but we’d like to inform you that as of July 1st Nimbuzz for Windows Mobile phones will no longer be available for download from our website.

If you already have Nimbuzz on your mobile phone we will continue to offer support until the end of 2010, but no new features will be added, which means there won’t be any future update.

The reason for this decision was simple: due to platform limitations the application was not delivering a great mobile experience like on all the other mobile operating systems.

As you might have read in the news Microsoft is also stepping away from this platform and its limitations. At the moment they are fine tuning the windows phone 7 platform , which promises a completely new look and great jump forwards when it comes to usability.

And to answer your next question:  yes, we are looking into the possibility of supporting Windows phone 7 in the future but now we are still waiting for the first devices to surface in order to make that decision.

If you want to continue to use the most up to date Nimbuzz versions on your mobile we remind you that Nimbuzz is also available for: iPhone, Symbian, Android, Java or Blackberry or if your prefer you can use it via PC, Mac or Web.

Thanks for your understanding!

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O2 launches Toshiba TG01 with Nimbuzz in Germany

June 30th, 2009


We are proud to announce that O2 is launching the highly anticipated Toshiba TG01 handset with Nimbuzz preinstalled, right now, across all O2 channels in Germany!

Toshiba’s TG01 was first unveiled earlier in the year and ever since everybody is looking forward to get their hands on the hottest 4.1 inch screen mobile out there.

It is a great achievement for Nimbuzz to be the social messaging partner of choice for Toshiba and O2. We worked closely together with Toshiba and O2 to deliver the lifestyle communications features on the Toshiba TG01 for contacting all of your friends across multiple networks from one place. This collaboration is about enhancing the “hyper-connected” lifestyle of mobile users today.


Windows Mobile Update: Get Location and improved UI

June 26th, 2009


Good news for Windows Mobile users: we just launched an update of Nimbuzz! [Download Nimbuzz]

Here are the new features:

  • Location sharing – share your location with your Nimbuzz buddies.
  • SIP calling – make calls to mobile phones and landlines using one of our SIP partners.
  • Dial-pad – dial any phone number quickly and easily.
  • Improved UI:

- Active chats are now directly accessible from the top of the buddy list.
– Buddy profiles
– Switch between Group views from the buddy list

Thanks for all the feedback you sent on Twitter, the blog or to our support team; we also fixed bugs you reported.