OSX Disk Utility #Fails. Use DD instead.

Since 10.7, the Disk Utility in OSX has taken a steep dive in quality. It used to be a great tool that (imo) made OSX slightly nicer than Windows for working with images and partitioning. But as of 10.7 and higher, the Disk Utility seems to not be able to copy ISOs back to disks. […]

Disk Utility Wont Let You Restore in OSX (Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion). i.e. “apple disk utility restore failure”

So you have a DMG that is a proper image, but every time you attempt a restore with the disk utility it fails with ‘invalid argument’ ‘unable to scan’ or ‘idontlikeyouthatway’. How frustrating. Good old Disk Utility used to be powerful right? So it turns out that you CAN restore that disk image with using […]

iPhone Calendar Colors

One thing that dearly irks me is the inability to natively change calendar colors on calendars in the iPhone. I’ve got about 4 calendars that I sync with.. a couple Google calendars, and some exchange calendars. Sometimes the Google calendars use the same colors as the Exchange calendars; this drives me mad. Typically I have […]