iPod Touch Contains Motor for Vibrating FaceTime Alerts

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Missed in the FCC teardown, it appears the latest iPod Touch has a puzzling new addition to its family of components: a vibrating motor? Apple claims it's for alerting a user to a FaceTime request. [iPodTouchFans via 9to5Mac via MacRumors]

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DISCUSSION

Vibrating motor? Great.

Now for a real question or two:

Does the new iPod Touch have a mic in the front for facetime conversations? Or is the mic in the back supposed to do double duty for factime as well as capturing video cam audio?