On quitting mobile addictions

Remember “Minesweeper,” the old puzzle game that shipped with every Microsoft computer? Last year, I downloaded it on my phone in a fit of boredom and was immediately obsessed with it. I played it so often that the image of the game would rudely intrude in my head while I
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How to wake up in the morning: a user’s guide

One of the most difficult aspects of going to a top university is having to get up in the morning for that 8 a.m. you promised yourself you would never take. Yet here you are, with your alarm blasting for the fifth time because the snooze button has become your
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How to put down that phone in 11 easy steps

In an era of selfies and stalking, it’s quite difficult to put away your phone. But when you have midterms to study for and papers to write, the phone must go. Many of you may have tried to put your phone away before in an attempt to get off Facebook
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What to do when you destroy your phone

Update 8/26/15: This story has been updated to include the business phone number of Berkeley iPhone Repair.  At a time when current toddlers and our future children are being deemed the touch-screen generation, a slight first-world problem has arisen in our society — the destructibility of said touch screens. We’ve
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Can your phone help find a black hole?

To answer the question, yes. Well, only if you have an Android phone (sorry, Apple buffs, we’ll explain why you’re being left out later). You’re probably thinking this isn’t possible. Your phone doesn’t have the computing power to do anything that powerful, right? That’s what the Clog thought, too, until
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