Samsung patents video surveillance software that could help Big Brother spy on you more effectively

We live in an era of intelligent machines. Smart lights. Smart thermometers. Smart watches. The notable exception are cameras, mainly because they usually come attached to other smart devices. But the gap is now finally closing with the help of Samsung, although that may not be necessarily for the better. One of the latest patent filings from its defense subsidiary…

LG patents world’s most awful convertible laptop

Some ideas really aren’t meant to be put to paper. The latest example of that comes from none other than LG, which has channeled its vast talent pool and decades of experience building consumer electronics into developing what is possibly the single most overengineered take on the convertible laptop yet: The adjustable support mechanism at…