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We've looked at Moborobo and all it has to offer once before, but the team has been hard at work bringing new features and tools to the already-useful application. While it has always been a full-fledged Android management suite for end users, the new features really focus on bringing increased functionality for phone vendors, telecom operators, and the like.

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For starters, Moborobo makes it incredibly easy to transfer contacts from iOS to Android and vice versa – a perfect solution for both phone vendors and end users who are switching platforms. That in itself makes Moborobo worth checking out for many users – manually transferring contacts across platforms is a tedious and painstaking process.

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But it goes much further than just that. The new Moborobo allows users to keep multiple apks handy on their PC's hard drive, and instantly bulk install them on a new device, which could be a godsend for phone vendors or users who perform smartphone repair and need to install multiple applications at once.

Speaking of installing apps, Moborobo has its own built-in app market, dubbed MoboMarket, which offers a variety of applications and games. And while MoboMarket's selection is vast, that's not even the best part – this little gem is a data saver, as well. "How's that?"you may be asking yourself. Well, it's pretty simple (and quite clever) – you can navigate the market from within the app's desktop interface, but instead of sending the 'install' command to start the download on your phone (like with the Play Store's web interface), you can download the application directly to your PC and install it on the phone – all without ever having to touch the phone. It's all very seamless and prevents unwanted usage of carrier data, which is fantastic for those on limited plans. Any downloaded apps are also made available in the App Library, which is where you'll find the aforementioned bulk install option.

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This isn't a one-way street, either; with Moborobo's full app management solution, you can not only install apps without touching your device, but uninstall them as well. Complete control of your content is what Moborobo is all about.

In fact, Moborobo lets you do a lot without ever touching your phone. Send a lot of SMS messages? You can use Moborobo to not only read your messages, but respond as well – all from the comfort of your computer's keyboard. Beats the heck out of pounding out message after message with your thumbs, that's for sure. But that's not all – images, ringtones, and other files can also be handled through Motorobo's desktop client, thanks to its handy file manager.

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Of course, using all these features over a USB connection is handy, but fewer cables equals less hassle, so Moborobo can also be used over Wi-Fi. In order to connect wirelessly, your device will be the MoboDaemon installed; past that, setup should be a breeze. Now you're running without wires.

If there's one thing to be said about Moborobo, it's that it's an incredibly useful tool for not only smartphone users, but also vendors, telecom operators, users who do smartphone repair, and the like. The best part is that it's completely free to use – no hidden fees, no behind-the-scenes charges.

Just install it to get started. It really doesn't get much easier than that.

  • John Vines

    Except it's windows only

  • samuelmaskell

    seriously, guys? You're doing sponsored posts now? This is the whole reason I stopped reading phandroid and moved here. I want you to tell me your opinion, not what some company pays you to say.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ray-Sunghwa-Woo/542631978 Ray Sunghwa Woo

      at least they say it's a sponsored post so next time you can skip reading one

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

      Here's what I said in the last post.

      We're being very upfront about sponsored posts, which are very rare and are always marked as such (Update: this month is an exception, as we had another sponsored post a week ago, but generally months pass without any). You will always know if something is being sponsored - it's a way for us to get some extra revenue to fund the site (where you read content for free).

      You can see all the past sponsored posts here: http://www.androidpolice.com/author/sponsored-post. We carefully select and approve each one and would never deal with someone we wouldn't recommend or would find shady in any way. But this is not a review and will never be - it's a sponsored post with some of our findings.

      • samuelmaskell

        Thanks for the reply. If you're going to do sponsored posts at all, I suppose this is probably the way to do it. Of course you have to make money some how, so I don't know what the best solution is but posts like this always seem a little out of place. Maybe that's just me though.

        • Joshua Morgan

          I don't see what the issue is. It's marked as a sponsor so you can choose to read or not.  

          • jonathan3579

            In addition to that, someone who gets something for free has no right to bitch and moan.

    • Guest

      @samuelmaskell:disqus

    • Samvith V Rao

      Holy entitlement Batman!

    • dubewill

      Easy man, Android Police is doing good, they only post for quality products. And sometimes these post will arose my interest.

    • Jsmith

      I agree that the whats posted shouldn't be bias but I dont mind if someone is paying to tell us that their is this free software that can do all these things for me. As long as the article is not just an ad or just trying to get me to give them my money and is somewhat useful its should be ok.

  • BigMixxx

    Is this software free? does it run on mac?

  • Unni

    Does it allow Outlook sync?

  • fredric

    I've used it to transfer data from my old iPhone to my current Galaxy Note II phone including contracts, call logs and messages around 4 months ago.

    Though this feature is not new, it's still noteworthy especially for early adopters.

  • Mike Harris

    Sponsored post or not, this might be the best Windows program for Android I've ever seen. I can't believe it's free. I assume there are other similar programs, but I've never found one that does all this and looks this nice. I've really missed the days of being able to text from my computer while at work.

  • Alvin Brinson

    SPONSORED POST?.... yech.....

    • Jsmith

      I think the content is what matters and that is being monitored by Androidpolice, plus this software isnt bad and its free so I dont get what the issue is...

  • Jsmith

    Nice software have been using it for awhile now :)

  • Guest

    Installed, it also installed some deltasearch toolbar and has changed my default search to delta search.

    This is what really annoys me about these types of applications. You download them and instead of just getting what you wanted you also get a load of crap.

    I really liked the sound of this application but all it has done is just annoyed the hell out of me before I have even opened it. Now I have to spend the next 10 mins undoing all the damage it has caused. Seriously, why do this? Who in their right mind has EVER wanted their default search changed to delta? Or wanted a crappy toolbar?

    I totally understand why you do sponsored posts but applications like this should come with a warning not a thumbs up.

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