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Feast your eyes on this 600-DPI e-paper screen

I have to say, I really like e-paper. And it’s come a long way since the crude early Kindles — nowadays you have e-readers that are as high-resolution as the best phones and iPads. And they’re set to get even better if E Ink’s latest screens make it into a …

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Minibrew raises $2.8 million to help you make your own beer

Netherlands-based Minibrew has raised $2.8 million in seed funding after completing a successful $350,000 crowdfunding campaign to bring some smarts to the home-brew process. The Minibrew is a little keg with a big brain. When we first met the company in 2015 they offered a whiff of high-tech to the …

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Away nears 100K stylish suitcases sold as it raises $20M

What do people actually want in luggage? A phone charger, unbreakable exterior, and maximum packing space at a resonable price is what Away discovered. So it built a line of sleek but expansive polycarbonite suitcases equipped with battery packs, and sold them direct-to-consumer. Now after selling nearly 100,000 suitcases and …

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Google has an indoor positioning tech in the works, called VPS

Google has announced it’s working on a service to offer detailed indoor location positioning using its Tango 3D sensing computer vision tech. “One thing we’ve seen clearly is that AR is most powerful when it’s tightly coupled to the real world, and the more precisely the better,” said Clay Bavor, speaking at Google’s I/O conference …

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