Create a Dual Boot MacOS X Install USB Stick

When cleaning up older MacOS X computers, I still find myself installing MacOS X 10.8 in special situations. However, most days it’s 10.9 as the normal MacOS X version. To make my life easier I start off with a 16GB USB stick. In order to create a Dual Boot MacOS X Install USB Stick, I  partition the USB stick into…

MacBook Pro runs hot, high cpu percentage

For the past few weeks my laptop has been running hot randomly throughout the day. I checked Activity Monitor and noticed that CPU had high percentage usage, with systemstats running at 181%… To fix this, I did some searching (https://discussions.apple.com/message/23570188#23570188) and found that the systemstats database file can become very large over time. So a…