Uncovering tech's most peculiar product codenames

Tech companies go to painstaking lengths to keep new products confidential, which is why many of them assign "secret" product codenames. Here's an insider's look at some of the most unusual codenames, with themes ranging from felines to fairytales.

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Facebook's Rumored Phone

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Vampires may be trendy among teens now due to the whole "Twilight" thing, but it appears that Facebook employees are fans of an older vampire TV series, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer."

Last week, reports hit the Web suggesting that the rumored Facebook phone may already be in the works. Supposedly manufactured by HTC, the Android-based platform would have the social network baked in. Its codename: Buffy.

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