Free tool makes wirelessly backing up iOS devices a breeze

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Backups have never been simpler.
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Backing up your iOS devices can be a pain — but not if you have iMazing Mini, a smart yet simple new tool from DigiDNA that makes backups a breeze.

It not only gives you more control over your data, but it can perform backups wirelessly on a schedule that suits you. It also has a whole bunch of other awesome features, and it’s completely free — without any pesky ads.

You don’t need iTunes to manage your iOS data [Deals]

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This popular app offers a range of tools that makes it much more versatile than iTunes for iOS management.
This popular app offers a range of tools that makes it much more versatile than iTunes for iOS management.
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For all the use we get out of our iDevices, iTunes doesn’t offer much choice in how we manage their data. Whether it’s hidden files eating up storage, or the complex dance required to move a single song from one place to another, it can be more hassle than convenience. There’s just has to be a better way. And of course, there is.

iMazing 2 is a popular app that offers a spread of tools for moving and managing every category of iOS data. No wonder this app calls itself the Swiss Army Knife of iPhone, iPad, and iPod management. Easily browse and manage backups, extract and print text messages, drag and drop songs from one device to another, all without jailbreaking or other trickery. And right now is your last chance to get iMazing 2 for just $24.99 at Cult of Mac Deals.

Rock out while you conquer your inbox [Week’s Best Deals]

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Get a grip on your inbox, hard drive, and more with this week's best deals.
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As the weather warms up, we’re still rounding up the hottest new deals at the Cult of Mac Store. This go-round, we’ve got a set of future-ready wireless earbuds, a swiss army knife for iOS data, a full terabyte of super secure cloud storage, and a tool that’ll help you finally reach the bottom of your inbox. Best of all, everything is discounted by more than 60 percent. Read on for more details:

Get a grip on your iOS devices’ data [Deals]

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Whether you're looking to backup your iPhone or just get more control of its data, iMazing is the software for you.
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iPhones and iPads are totally convenient, until you need to move data on or off of them. As soon as you start struggling with the sync settings in iTunes, the “magic” drains from these devices fast.

With iMazing, an all-purpose iOS management app, you can wrangle your mobile data easily and intuitively. Browse and manage your backups, extract and print your text messages, drag and drop songs to your device and more — all without jailbreaking. Right now, you can get a lifetime license to iMazing 2 for just $24.99 at Cult of Mac Deals.

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Mac apps subscription service Setapp saves you time, effort and money.
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Setapp brings the subscription model of Netflix to Mac apps.
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The indie developers at DigiDNA scored their first hit with iMazing for Mac.
The indie developers at DigiDNA scored their first hit with iMazing for Mac.
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Chipgate: How to tell if your iPhone 6s has a crappy A9 chip

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Every iPhone launch just has to have a controversy.
Every iPhone launch just has to have a controversy.
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Not all iPhones 6s units are created equal, and yours just might have a weaker processor thanks to Samsung. Chipgate rocked the Internet with the revelation that Apple used two different suppliers for the A9 chips in its latest iPhones and one processor looks like a serious under-performer.

Even though Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s 14-nanometer A9 chips are bigger than Samsung’s 12-nanometer A9 chips, if you have an iPhone 6s with a TSMC chip, you might get an extra two hours of battery life on your device.

There’s no way to tell if you’re getting stuck with a Samsung A9 processor when you purchase your iPhone 6s in stores or online, but you can find out whether you got saddled with a crappier processor with some help from a couple of apps.

Here’s how to find the maker of the A9 processor in your iPhone 6s or 6s Plus: