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Butterflies have proven to be a surprising source of inspiration for technology, and that trend isn't about to slow down any time soon. German researchers have discovered that irregular, nanoscopic structures on the glasswing butterfly's namesake transparent wings eliminate most reflections at any...

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Fancy a phone that's been styled after Molly Ringwald's prom dress? HTC has decided to celebrate mother's day by releasing a Butterfly in a lovely shade of #DDA4B4 -- but only for the Ducky Dales of Taiwan. The re-tinted handset is said to drop on April 30th, carrying the same 5-inch display, 1.5G...

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HTC made quite an impression when it launched the Droid DNA with Verizon a couple of months ago, and we're happy to say that its Butterfly variants on the other side of the world -- namely Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), India and China -- have achieved similar success, with s...

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HTC isn't going to let Nokia keep the Chinese limelight for long: the phone maker has just launched three variants of its late 2012 flagship phones for China's mainland, all of which should reach local stores by mid-December. Those looking for sheer brawn will want the Butterfly. While it's ultima...

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School can be tough, especially when you're different. So what better way to keep the bullies at bay than to get your craptastic accessory freak on. In this special back to school bonanza of creeper tech, Hong Kong-based watchmaker o.d.m. mashes E.T. with a gummy bunny for a wrist-rocking return ...

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MSI's new tablets felt like prototypes, but the device pictured above is truly far out -- it's the MSI Butterfly, one of several whimsical concepts the company teased about a week ago. We actually ducked into MSI's booth right before it covered the whole display with a giant plexiglass box and got ...

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Do butterflies hold the key to the next generation of chemical sensors? DARPA apparently thinks they might, and it's just awarded GE a $6.3 million grant to further develop a project that the company's research division began three years ago. That project was sparked by the discovery that the nanos...

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Most robot pets may not be easily mistaken for the real thing, but that's not likely to be the case with the ChouChou Electric Butterfly, which might even have a few people reaching to free it from its jar. Unfortunately, it's the jar that keeps the butterfly "alive" -- it has some AA batteries in ...

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The Lumines II website has entered Phase II. In this stage, it will develop chrysalis around its body, to protect itself during metamorphosis. It will also showcase music videos in the new Video Hub section. Artists you can preview include the Black Eyed Peas, Fatboy Slim, Beck, The Go! Team, The C...

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The VGM podcast was able to snag an interview with Shayne Guiliano of Autonomous Productions, a developer who's primary focus has been games for the mobile market (see: cellphones). In moving to Xbox Live Marketplace and Virtual Console distribution, his company's debut title is Butterfly Garden, a ...

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