I had recently had a Mac on Lion unable to load the Users & Groups Preference Pane. Like this: My IT support had suggested reimaging the computer. Reinstalling the Operating System, reloading the applications, and transferring back the User information from Time Machine Backup. Well, after doing all of that, the problem reappeared immediately. I scoured through Apple Support Communities and found this fix. For some reason, some transparent users are showing up in your system. They need to be deleted. But since you cannot load Users & Groups... it becomes a problem. Here is the solution / procedure. Quit System Preferences. Launch Terminal. (Applications/Utilities/Terminal) Copy & Paste these commands. sudo dscl . delete /Users/Guest press enter Terminal may ask for your Administrator Password, enter that. sudo dscl . delete /Users/Guest1 press enter Terminal may ask for your Administrator Password, enter that. Rel
Adobe Spark is a great way to create video with a Chromebook. It is simple, scaffolded, and works. 8th grade students at my school are currently using it for Social Studies, but it could be used for many applications. Here are my tips for getting started with Adobe Spark Video on a Chromebook. Full video above, but my tips are linked below by topic. Finding and Inserting Pictures: Start 2 minutes in . Creating Map images with Google Maps to insert: Start 5 minutes in . Starting to record your voice overs : Start 6 1/2 minutes in . Downloading and Sharing: Start about 7 minutes in . Hope this helps!
Spinner on Green Screen Sometimes you want to create digital effects for a movie, but... you just do not have any fancy software to create your video effect. Well, if you have a mac, you might be able to create something that may meet your needs... in Keynote and iMovie. Basic Mac apps from Apple. Here is my Video Tutorial, broken down into small parts. There may be other applications for doing this method. If you have ideas about how you might use this, add it to the comments section!