Solutions to Saturday Mac riddles 163

I hope that you enjoyed Saturday’s Mac Riddles, episode 163. Here are my solutions to them.

1: Both succulent and crunchy, and hard and brittle crystals for the new architecture.

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Apple silicon

Both succulent and crunchy (apple fruit), and hard and brittle crystals (silicon) for the new architecture (Apple silicon).

2: Fruit for the factory, or its office suite.

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AppleWorks

Fruit (apple) for the factory (the works), or its office suite (what AppleWorks was).

3: A group of services when young, then just a couple of protocols, now down to one and on its way out altogether.

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AppleShare

A group of services when young (in the original AppleShare product), then just a couple of protocols (AFP and PAP), now down to one and on its way out altogether (AFP, long deprecated and soon to reach its end of life).

The common factor

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They all include Apple, of course.

I look forward to your putting alternative cases.