Apple's fall media event is now official, while the fate of the iPod classic (and iPod shuffle) has been thrown into question. Those were just a couple of the headlines in our top Apple news for the week, which also included a hands-on with VMware Fusion 4, a couple new trojans targeting the Mac, and a mysterious new development within Xcode. Read on for the roundup:
Why Apple is ready to kill off the iPod classic: The classic iPod design and functionality has been around for nearly 10 years now, and new rumors claim that Apple is planning to kill off two of its four music player offerings. Ars explains why the decision makes sense, with a bonus reader poll.