Solutions to Saturday Mac riddles 151

I hope that you enjoyed Saturday’s Mac Riddles, episode 151. Here are my solutions to them.

1: The city where orchards once grew is now famous for just one fruit.

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The city (it’s officially a city) where orchards once grew (it was full of orchards in the 19th century) is now famous for just one fruit (Apple’s headquarters).

2: This German Shepherd brought an end to cats, then hosted Titans, nearly nine years ago.

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This German Shepherd (this surfing location in northern California is named after a dog of that breed) brought an end to cats (the first version of OS X to be named after a location rather than one of the big cats), then hosted Titans (a surfing contest held there 1999-2016 was named Titans of Mavericks), nearly nine years ago (Mavericks was released in October 2013).

3: You see this font everywhere, but can only use it in mock-ups, if you can even find it.

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San Francisco

You see this font everywhere (it’s the system font for macOS), but can only use it in mock-ups (according to Apple’s licence for its SF fonts), if you can even find it (unless you’ve installed it separately, it doesn’t appear in any font menu).

The common factor

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They’re all locations in northern California.

I look forward to your putting alternative cases.