Solutions to Saturday Mac riddles 135

I hope that you enjoyed Saturday’s Mac Riddles, episode 135. Here are my solutions to them.

1: Concerning the nearer waterproof coat, it’s got the serial number.

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About This Mac

Concerning (about) the nearer (this) waterproof coat (mac), it’s got the serial number (the About This Mac dialog contains that).

2: One display between two, or two displays on one.

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Screen Sharing

One display between two (sharing a screen), or two displays on one (what Screen Sharing does).

3: Is this your internet supplier? I hope not, as it can’t even ping now.

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Network Utility

Is this your internet supplier (a network utility)? I hope not, as it can’t even ping now (sadly it’s no longer functional, and doesn’t even offer the ability to Ping).

The common factor

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All three are apps in the /System/Library/CoreServices/Applications folder.

I look forward to your putting alternative cases.