Create a Quick OSX bootdisk on USB

OSX Bootdisk

Ever need to create a bootable install USB for your mac?
Yosemite has a built in USB installer maker!
Just grab a 8GB Usb Stick and create your installer today, always good for emergencies!

OSX, Fix for iTunes 12 not responding and crashing in Yosemite

iTunes crash on syncing in Yosemite

Recently i was having some problems with iTunes 12 on Yosemite and iTunes wouldn't respond after a while or iTunes would just crash when playing a podcast or search the iTunes store.

But there is a simple fix via the terminal following this kb article from Apple for resetting the Sync services :

Fix from apple:
OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 and Later
defaults delete com.apple.SyncServer SyncServicesResetWorldRunOnce

Fix for MAMP, Apache failed to start on OS X Yosemite

Fix for MAMP, Apache failed to start on OS X Yosemite

With the update to OS X Yosemite the current versions of MAMP application might throw an error stating that it failed to start Apache.
To fix this you have to change envvars to _envvars in: Applications/MAMP/bin/apache2/bin/ or /Applications/MAMP/Library/bin/

Go to Applications -> MAMP -> bin -> apache2 -> bin folder, find 'envvars' file and rename it to '_envvars'.

Design, New icons in OS X Yosemite, 10.10

A nice post on martiancraft.com from Nick Keppol on the new icon design in os x Yosemite.

"There is a lot more to the new icons than just a fresh coat of paint — the visual language extends far beyond just the gradients.
When 10.10 ships this fall, your users will expect your icons to feel at home in the new system. Rather than critique the icons, I’m going to dissect the icon system and focus on the small details that will help you make icons that look great in Yosemite."

New more app like finder icon in Yosemite

new finder icon in OS X Yosemite

Exciting to see the new fresh icons for OS X Yosemite, they’re still easily identifiable, just brighter, and more modernized.
Love it :-)

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