Mobogenie is supposed to be a reincarnation of Moborobo (even though Moborobo still exists). To be honest, after fiddling with it some more I concluded that I really did not enjoy Moborobo that much. It has too many so called "features" and it emanated a general lack of professionalism, but also a strange feeling of underhandedness. So you can imagine my delight when I had to take a look at this frigging thing.
Mobogenie is suposed to act as an alternative to the PlayStore, and a docking app for your Android phone/tablet. It can connect to your device via USB (a connection which I did not manage to create unfortunately) or via WiFi (also a connection that could not occur due to technical issues).
Oh, but there's more! Mobogenie is not only one program, it is three! With it, also comes Genie Cleaner, a program that aptly jumps to clean gigabytes of supposedly junk data and keeps a widget that dumps your RAM contents on demand. There's also an obnoxious ad window that keeps popping up from time to time, containing (among other things) images of alluring ladies in suggestive poses. Charming, especially if you're sharing your computer with the kids. A third program is Genie Wifi, which is supposed to facilitate free WiFi, although I cannot figure out what that is all about. I already have "free Wifi" so to speak. It tries to connect to a WiFi adapter and cries its eyes out when it can't detect one.
Any way, moving on to Mobogenie itself, on the upper left side you could access different web based resources, if only Mobogenie could connect to the Internet. Bummer. On the lower left side you have sections for local media and apps, including contacts. If only I could connect my tablet to Mobogenie... Well, at least I have a widget and an annoying ad pop-up to keep me company. Screw this thing!
- Online resources
- Access stored data
- System memory cleaner
- A general lack of functionality
Mobogenie is nothing but an effort to ensnare the user into thinking that they'd get special treatment. And it might just have worked if they'd written their code correctly. Good thing that ads work though. I don't know, try Moborobo or better yet, use AirDroid, ShareLink or some other means of managing your device that's less stuffed with useless and un-called for "features".