A Visual History of the iPod Click Wheel (R.I.P.)Brent Rose9/10/14 12:56pm767EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalink The click wheel is dead! Long live the touchscreen. While Apple has moved on to brighter, and screenier devices, the click wheel remains one of our favorite input methods of all time. Call us sentimental, but let's take a walk down memory lane.