Saturday, 23 April 2011

T-Mobile offers free computer voice calls to Facebook friends

T-Mobile released a series of software add-ons for the most popular browsers Tuesday. Once installed, a phone icon appears beside each name in the chat section of the user's Facebook page. Clicking the icon places a call through the Internet connection.


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Only the caller needs to have the software installed for the call to go through, but both participants need to be logged in to Facebook and have headsets or microphones and speakers. The software add-ons are branded "Bobsled by T-Mobile." The company plans to use the brand for other Internet-calling features, such as phone apps that can place calls directly to Facebook friends.

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