Solutions to Saturday Mac riddles 189

I hope that you enjoyed Saturday’s Mac Riddles, episode 189. Here are my solutions to them.

1: Closing at the pub, a spacecraft might be buried for you to restore from.

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Time Capsule

Closing at the pub (“Time” was the traditional call for closing time in an English pub), a spacecraft (capsule) might be buried (what you do with a time capsule) for you to restore from (what you might do with a Time Capsule backup). Apple’s appliance NAS backup storage systems were introduced in January-February 2008, and discontinued in April 2018.

2: Dazzling author turned anyone into a publisher.

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Dazzling (as a laser is) author (a writer) turned anyone into a publisher (what these printers did, with Desktop Publishing). Apple’s game-changing PostScript laser printers were introduced in March 1985, and discontinued in January 1999.

3: Film theatre exhibition was a large flat-screen.

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Cinema Display

Film theatre (a cinema) exhibition (a display) was a large flat-screen (what Apple’s Cinema Displays were). Apple’s stunning widescreen displays were introduced in September 1999, and discontinued in October 2013.

The common factor

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They were innovative Mac peripherals, now discontinued.

I look forward to your putting alternative cases.