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App Showdown: Siri versus Google Now

People laughed when Apple introduced Siri with the iPhone 4S. A robotic assistant that listened to you and carried out tasks? It just sounded silly (and even evoked comparisons to Skynet at some point). But it quickly turned out that Siri was way more than just a robotic companion for
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The best new phone you don’t know about

When a new iPhone is released, you can usually tell. People line up days in advance, prices on eBay explode and we sometimes get to witness the occasional fight or two. It’s a shame — because there’s a new phone most people probably don’t know about that costs half as
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Why getting a new cellphone is a bad idea

If somebody offered to sell you something that cost $350 for just 12 easy payments of $90, would you take him up on that offer? Unless you make a habit of dumping money into a giant hole in the ground and lighting it on fire, you probably wouldn’t. But a
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Support your local grammar asshole

Are you familiar with that killjoy who never fails to inflict shame on you when you slip up on your grammar? Hi. I’m Andrea, and I’m a grammar asshole. You either know one or are one, and oddly enough, we come in handy every once in a while. The time
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The top 3 tech necessities for college

We at The Daily Clog are all too familiar with the challenges of starting a new life at UC Berkeley: dodging flyers on Sproul, staying up late to finish projects (hello, CS 61A) and just trying to stay afloat in such a prestigious university. It’s a tall order — all the more reason to make sure you’re well-equipped for the job. Here are three things we highly recommend having.
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Off the beat: Avoid becoming a slave to selfies

August was a good month for me. Not only did I cross 200 followers on Instagram, but I also reached 90 followers on Twitter. Did I follow anyone new last month? Maybe one or two people, but only when it didn’t disrupt my F-to-F (follower to following) ratio. Do my
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How technology hurts us

Snapshot of the most depressing thing we’ve laid our eyes on in a while: two nicely dressed young adults, presumably on a date, sitting across from each other in total silence, ignoring one another for the entertainment of their respective smartphones. Unfortunately, this is not that outlandish of a sight.
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13-06-10 App of the Week, momenTOGO

App of the Week: momenTOGO

Name: momenTOGO Platform: iOS Price: Free Description: Capture the moment and share your memory Today our spotlight turns to Fred Scarf, one of our very own Berkeley students in Interdisciplinary Studies, who has spent eight months creating momenTOGO for the iPhone. Upon seeing a close friend succumb to cancer at
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