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Holiday sales to look out for

This Thursday will see red, white and blue plastered up and down nearly every street, American flags flying proud. And maybe a pom pom or two lining the more enthusiastic neighbors’ doors. But for those of you inclined to some good ole’ discounts to top off  fireworks, the Clog has
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13-06-24 App of the Week, EasilyDo

App of the week: EasilyDo

Name: EasilyDo Smart Assistant Platform: Android & iOS Price: Free Mission: EasilyDo gets you the right information and gets things done. Though most of us possess smartphones, we can all agree that the vast majority of the apps on these phones are anything but intelligent. They do a singular task
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13-06-21 The Hashtag Revolution

The hashtag revolution

With Facebook fully incorporating hashtags in the latest iteration of the dominant social network, hashtags have become an unparalleled form of communication over the interwebs. Whether they’re being used in place of sentences, in addition to phrases or simply for comic effect, it’s hard to scroll down the news feed
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3 hilarious Twitter accounts you should be following

Sure, Twitter is a great place to browse through headlines, stay up to date on important news and disseminate revolutionary ideas. But we at the Clog think that a home page full of news sources alone can be quite depressing. What you just read might be the ultimate first-world problem.
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13-05-02 Ten Random Facts About Chancellor-Elect Nicholas Dirks

10 random facts about Chancellor-designate Nicholas Dirks

With the end of Chancellor Birgeneau’s term in sight, Chancellor-designate Nicholas Dirks is undoubtedly preparing for his ascension to the top of the university. Having been appointed but a few months ago, you probably don’t know too much about him — but, of course, we’re here to dispel your ignorance.
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The Clog brings you Cal Day

If you’re overwhelmed by all the festivities taking place this Saturday (we’re talking strictly Cal Day festivities, of course), check out the Daily Clog’s official Twitter for live updates on where the best official and unofficial activities are being held throughout the day. Whether you’re looking for the best fraternities,
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Thursday app of the week: Jolidrive

Name: Jolidrive Platform(s): The Internet, iOS Price: Free Mission: Access all of your cloud storage and social media from one dashboard During last week’s App of the Week we mentioned that using the 25GB UC Berkeley won for each student on Dropbox or the 50 free GB students here get on
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Thursday app of the week: about.me

Name: about.me Platform(s): The Internet, iPhone Price: Free Mission: Make a one-stop personal (and professional) homepage In this new online age, paper resumes are slowly being replaced by the “personal website.” The personal website is usually a one-page site that contains a short biography, contact information, links to other sites
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Top 5 Berkeley-inspired humor websites

If you have a professor who doesn’t mind laptops open during lecture, we know you’ve been tempted to open that AirBears connected browser and click the boredom away. So if you’re going to take a bite of the forbidden Internet fruit, at least be more creative than just Facebook and
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A look back at UC Berkeley’s computer evolution

When Carlos Noreña entered UC Berkeley as a freshman in 1988, he, like so many university students,  “came armed with a large, boxy Apple Macintosh computer.” As students, the computer is our lifeline, our bread and butter, the indispensable utility belt to our Batman. But, for Noreña, the situation was
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