Esme and I discuss Apple Watch, iPhone 6


Esme Murphy of WCCO Radio and I discussed upcoming Apple hardware products, including the Apple Watch and new iPhone 6 handsets.

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Presenting: ‘iJulio AppleWatch Interface’


Steve Borsch, one of eight local techies with whom I liveblogged Apple’s press event, came up with this doozy related to the Cupertino company’s just-announced smartwatch:

Don’t forget, everyone, to look for the new “iJulio” interface when the new Apple Watch debuts (yes, this is a joke).

Thanks, pal. Your Photoshop handiwork always cracks me up.


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John Hines and I discuss iPhone 6 rumors


WCCO Radio’s John Hines, apparently calling from the Minnesota State Fair, quizzed me on upcoming Apple iPhone models and related tech topics.

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Leo Laporte mentions me, and vice-versa

Technology podcaster Leo Laporte mentioned me and my Facebook feed in passing while discussing the social network’s ever-mysterious algorithm with Robert Scoble and other “This Week in Tech” panelists on Sunday.

Coincidentally, I mentioned Laporte in a Sunday Pioneer Press article.

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Little girls raid our yard for ‘Frozen’ fests

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I’ve wanted to do outdoor movie nights with a projector and screen for five years, ever since my wife and I moved from our St. Paul high-rise condo into a single-family dwelling with a big back yard.

For one reason or another — including several summers filled with home-improvement projects — we never got around to it.

Then, this month, we were mulling a follow-up to an epic party we hosted in June. That was the biggest bash we had ever thrown, and thinking about how to top it made our heads hurt.

Then it dawned on us: Let’s not even try. Instead of organizing an adult gathering, we decided to focus on kids and build an equally epic — but very different — event around them.

Hello, movie night. Read more ›

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I’m Julio Ojeda-Zapata, a nerd, boricua and tech writer living in St. Paul, Minn. This is my personal site.
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