It’s time to take a moment to reflect and remember the tech we said goodbye to in 2017. If you’re scratching your head, recall that 2017 saw the end of a gaggle of electronic doodads and gadgets. The departures ranged from Apple discontinuing the iPod Nano and Shuffle, to the bittersweet end to the shorthand video app known as Vine. And then you might remember we also logged out forever from the much-beloved AOL Instant Messenger.
Digital savant Omar Gallaga of the Austin American-Statesman’s 512 Tech says some other tech should head for the door.
What you’ll hear in this segment:
-Why passwords have to go
-How we can live without remote controls
-What’s replacing your Fitbit
Written by Jen Rice.