Fourth-Generation iPod Touch Does NOT Have Vibration

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Another piece of news coming out of iFixit's iPod Touch teardown is that despite an earlier report, Apple's newest iPod Touch does not include a motor for vibration. TouchFans apparently mis-identified a microphone for a vibration motor on the FCC photographs.

Meanwhile, Apple has changed the text on the iPod Touch's Facetime page to remove the vibration reference. The original text:

If somebody wants to start a video call with you, youll receive an invitation -- along with a vibrating alert -- on your iPod touch asking you to join. Simply tap Accept, and the video call begins.

It now reads:

If somebody wants to start a video call with you, youll receive an invitation on your iPod touch asking you to join. Simply tap Accept, and the video call begins.

Vibrating alerts have been an iPhone-only feature and has also been used as force-feedback method in certain games.

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