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…

Nvidia’s upcoming VR headset revealed

Nvidia’s upcoming VR headset revealed

Rumors have been swirling about Nvidia’s planned entry into virtual reality for months,  but the existence of the project is still the only detail known to the general public. Or at least it was right up until about a week ago, when the patent filing for the system reached its mandatory disclosure date. Meet the…

Dell is working on a dual-screen tablet

The more the better is Dell’s mantra with the tablet revealed in a recent patent filling published as part of its latest monthly batch, which consists of two separate displays joined by a vertical hinge. The specifications suggest that it could be one of the most ambitious revivals of the dual-screen approach since the 2012-vintage Sony Tablet P. The…

Asus is building a GPS wristband

Asus has discovered a new application for wearables that could potentially come tremendously handy for travelers and joggers alike. The concept wristband revealed in a patent filing from last month promises to provide a smaller and more convenient alternative to the navigator in your car. Installed under the display is a gravity sensor used to…