What's old is new again, which this week refreshed its MacBook Pro line at the high end and touched up its and offerings as well. The biggest change: The now runs on Apple's own M1 chips, rather than those .
And what's old is inexplicably still with us: This week marks the, whose glory days are long gone, yet a version of it can still be found in Apple's product listings, if you look hard enough. For those of you waxing nostalgic, CNET's Ty Pendlebury looks back at how the iPod evolved over those two decades, and Roger Cheng talks with Tony Fadell, inventor of the iPod.
Those stories are among the many in-depth features and thought-provoking commentaries that appeared on CNET this week. So here you go. These are the stories you don't want to miss:
Apple's breakthrough gadget has survived music streaming, rival players and the iPhone. But it's had to drastically evolve with the times.
For the 20th anniversary of the iPod, Tony Fadell, who invented Apple's iconic music player, reminisces about its creation in an interview with CNET.
Commentary: Apple has done away with an expensive gimmick I hated as much as its disastrous butterfly keyboard.
Exclusive: Google's new smartphone uses dozens of artificial intelligence techniques to try to take the best photos and videos.
The 25th Bond film introduces the franchise's only explicitly queer character -- and a protagonist at that.
The Porsche 718 Boxster 25 Years heritage model not only honors its predecessor, but delivers in its own right.
Commentary: It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door.
Childhood is calling. And it costs $60 at Best Buy.
Outer Wilds will make you say "holy shit" out loud. A lot.