Tilt, rotate and shake your iPhone

Gaming on the iPod touch. Image credit: Apple

Far from just a phone, the iPhone (and it’s cousin, the iPod Touch) is packed with capabilities like the Multi-Touch display, proximity sensor and GPS technology that make this device an incredible gaming platform.

Game developers have responded by creating thousands of games, all sold through Apple’s App Store.

What is the name of the device built inside the iPhone and iPod touch that responds to movement (like tilt and rotation)?