macOS, Mac apps only account for 0.3% of common computer repair issues in 2017 — Here’s another good reason to keep using Mac, or switch if you’re not currently a Mac user: macOS and macOS apps only account for 0.3% of computer repair issues in 2017, as compiled by the RESCUECOM computer repair company.
“Windows apps are the biggest problem this year due to buggy Windows 10 updates,” says RESCUECOM. “While Microsoft fixes the errors, they still cause problems and frustration.”
How to backup, wipe and restore your Mac before selling it — Planning to sell your Mac? AppleInsider covers the step-by-step process of backing up your files, wiping the hard drive and restoring everything on a new machine in this video. [This is important as tech to get ‘deleted’ files from Macs is widely available.]
Apple announces new customer support role in iTunes Connect — Apple has announced, via its Developer web portal, a new iTunes Connect feature that allows developer customer support teams to respond to submitted App Store reviews. iTunes Connect is a suite of web-based tools for managing content sold on iTunes, the iBooks Store, and the various app stores.
iMazing Mini for macOS lets you backup iOS devices over a Wi-Fi network — DigiDNA has introduced iMazing Mini, a free macOS utility designed to automatically backup iOS devices over any local Wi-Fi network.
The app provides the ability to backup your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch whenever the device is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Mac. Backups can be encrypted for security, and the incremental nature of the backups allows restoring a specific version of the backup.
iMazing Mini requires macOS 10.8 or higher and is available exclusively through the iMazing website. (A Windows version is in the works.) [Via Apple World Today.]
Editors Keys gets new site — The English company selling keyboard overlays and recording equipment has had a major site makeover.