The first MacBook Pro models with the Touch Bar were discontinued in June 2017, so the five-year mark has recently passed.
Until mid-2018, vintage products were ineligible for Apple-approved repairs, but Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers are now able to repair devices for up to two years after they are classified as vintage, subject to parts availability.
The app stores the audio for the past hour and rewrites it every hour. Hence, it will have the audio recording of the past 60 minutes at any given moment. You can then rewind and access the recording for the duration you need.
It's a pity that video podcasts did not take off. Every one is still using YouTube, and I really don't like YouTube anymore.
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