Tag Archives: Bobsled

T-Mobile’s Bobsled Service Passes One Million User

Last night’s network news dominated T-Mobile’s early CTIA announcements, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t give a hearty pat on the back to their Bobsled service for surpassing one million users. Bobsled launched in 2011 as a way to allow users to “…make free phone calls over almost any data connection from their mobile and Wi-Fi-enabled devices including Android-powered smartphones and tablets as well as iOS devices.” “T-Mobile is committed to … [read full article]

Attending SXSW This Weekend? You Best Be Hitting Up This Bobsled Party!

Any TmoNews readers heading down to South by Southwest (SXSW) this weekend in Texas should keep an eye out for the Tweet House After Dark party presented by Bobsled. Running from 9pm to midnight on Saturday, March 10th — you can see live performances from Tony Lucca (The Voice) and Roem Baur (opening for Lucca). The party is happening at Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop at 400 Nueces Street and we’ve got the … [read full article]

(Updated With Clarified Statements From T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray) A Look At T-Mobile’s CES 2012 Booth, The Availability Of The iPhone, And A Look At Carly With Mr TmoNews Himself

Clarification from T-Mobile Regarding iPhone: Comments made by T-Mobile’s CTO, Neville Ray, regarding the evolution of chipsets to include additional bands were misconstrued. Mr. Ray was speaking generally to chipset advancements available to all phone manufacturers. T-Mobile has no knowledge of Apple’s product roadmap and our position on the iPhone has not changed. Yup, after almost 3 years of being a part of the T-Mobile world as the man behind TmoNews, I’m revealing … [read full article]

T-Mobile Launches New Bobsled Messaging Application, Highlights T-Mobile TV Growth

T-Mobile is about to reinvigorate their Bobsled platform in a big way as they introduce Bobsled Messaging, a service “which provides consumers with effortless communication for free across devices, countries, social networks and mobile carriers…Bobsled Messaging is a free, all-in-one, cloud-based messaging application that allows users to send and receive free individual and group messages with friends and family from any AndroidTM-powered smartphone or tablet, and any web connected, browser-enabled device.” That’s not … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Bobsled Revamps And Extends Free Calling Across The Web, Android And iOS

It has been some time since we’ve heard anything from T-Mobile’s Bobsled service, previously announced as a VoiP service used through Facebook. Well throw that out the window as Bobsled is making a splash in a big way “…allowing users to place free VoiP calls to mobile and landline numbers from virtually anywhere on the web.” The service is free and accessible through Bobsled.com where you can make sure to take advantage … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces The myTouch 4G Slide!

T-Mobile officially announces the myTouch 4G Slide this morning, the latest signature myTouch device to launch with 4G capability. The myTouch 4G Slide features “the most advanced camera of any smartphone with zero shutter lag, backside illuminated sensor and additional premium digital camera features that offer consumers a viable replacement for their digital point-and-shoot cameras.” “Knowing that the best camera is the one you’ve got with you, we set out to create a new best-in-class … [read full article]

T-Mobile Relaunches Bobsled For Facebook

T-Mobile announced today that Bobsled by T-Mobile, their Facebook application for VoIP calling is back in action. Having pulled Bobsled off Facebook “shelves” due to a possible conflict with Bobsled being misinterpreted as an official Facebook application T-Mobile pulled it for some retooling. T-Mobile then announced yesterday that T-Mobile announced that Bobsled was ready for it’s re-unveiling. Well it turns out we didn’t have to wait long at all as … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Relaunch Bobsled VoIP Platform For Facebook Next Week

The T-Mobile announcement of Bobsled, an application for Facebook that enabled users to place calls through Facebook chat was launch seemingly out of nowhere and taken down just as quickly. After a mixup with Facebook and users confusing Bobsled an official Facebook application T-Mobile took Bobsled down late last April. “We are voluntarily and temporarily suspending the Bobsled service as we work with our partners at Facebook to address their design … [read full article]

T-Mobile Temporarily Suspends Bobsled Service?

In a somewhat shocking and yet quiet announcement T-Mobile said through the Bobsled Facebook page they have “temporarily suspended” the Bobsled service. Hinting toward a possible conflict with Facebook over design questions and an assurance that Bobsled is “clearly differentiated” as something that is not an official Facebook property. Bobsled users, are there any out of you there? While this was quite the leap for T-Mobile into the Facebook realm, other than … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces Bobsled, VoIP Communication Through Facebook

T-Mobile announces Bobsled, a VoIP calling option that will work through Facebook allowing you to contact via “one-touch” calls to any friends around the world. All the other person has to do is be on Facebook and have the Bobsled application in stalled. T-Mobile isn’t stopping there as Bobsled by T-Mobile for Facebook is just the first of more applications to come that will integrate the T-Mobile and Bobsled brand. “T-Mobile’s focus is … [read full article]