Apple Should Bring Back the Clickwheel iPod

It’s time to change everything… back

Illustration: Noah Baker. Source Photo: Science & Society Picture Library/Getty Images Plus

We need fewer things that do everything.

The iPod Touch—which is ultimately an iPhone without the phone—is a device without a clear purpose. Its cohort is large and, it seems, endlessly growing: 12 years after the LG Prada arguably launched the smartphone as we know it, we’re drowning in rectangular…