Matthew Missimer

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5 Smoothies to Kick-Start Your Day and Pitfalls to Avoid

With all the super ingredients you can add to your morning smoothie, it can get overwhelming. Here are 5 smoothies that are the perfect balance of …

Breakfast

Perfect Egg Salad. Every Time.

So easy you can do it without a recipe. Please don't skimp on the mayo.<p>Great egg salad begins with good eggs. Not just the kind you buy (hopefully those farm-fresh ones with the bright orange yolks), but how you prepare them. A standard boil of 10 minutes or more will yield dry yolks, bordering on …

Food

Google Fiber is growing slowly, by design

"Keep Austin Weird." It's the proud slogan of the Texas capital, and it wears it well, especially with its eclectic mix of culture, history and technology. Pretty soon, Austin will have one more reason to be proud: it'll be one of a few cities in America to carry Google Fiber, the search giant's …

Bluetooth 4.2 is faster, safer, and lets lightbulbs connect to the internet

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group — the not-for-profit collective responsible for the development of new standards for the wireless technology — has just officially adopted version 4.2 of the Bluetooth core specification. The new Bluetooth has measures to increase privacy and speed, and it also …

Verizon gets ready to shut down its 3G networks as LTE takes over

Verizon may not be releasing its first LTE-only phones until 2016, but it's already preparing for the day when its legacy CDMA and EV-DO networks ride into the sunset. Wireless tracker Milan Milanovic has discovered that the carrier is now using LTE data in Cleveland and Manhattan on 1,900MHz …

Google Cardboard Is Virtual Reality On A Budget

A smartphone, a corrugated box, and an immersive experience<p>Instead of building a headset from scratch, Google created Cardboard, a complete virtual reality (VR) experience made from $25 worth of parts (a corrugated box, plastic lenses, rubber bands, glue, and magnets). A smartphone fits into the …

Virtual Reality

What a View: World’s Largest Telescope Gets Green Light for Construction

The world's largest telescope has gotten its official construction go-ahead, keeping the enormous instrument on track to start observing the heavens in 2024.<p>The European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), which will feature a light-collecting surface 128 feet (39 meters) wide, has been greenlit for …

Universe