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Julio Ojeda-Zapata
Works at The St. Paul Pioneer Press
Attended Colegio Espíritu Santo in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico; St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn.; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lives in St. Paul, MN
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The looooong list of groups and people who are telling the Donald to go eff himself.
Noted asshole Donald Trump recently made asshole history, giving a goddamn presidential campaign announcement so racist that the network responsible for Outsourced was uncomfortable remaining associated with him.
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https://youtu.be/Ke1U5GAWb7k Nasty to the core!
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Journalists like brevity, so I love the obit this guy ordered up for himself: "Doug died."
Douglas Legler's obituary in today's Fargo Forum is shorter than his name, the paper notes.
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From my tech blog: It's fun to see a Twin Cities tech company hitting the big time.
Local tech firm getting decent press. 3047804-poster-p-2-built-to-last-how-. It's always fun to see a local tech company hit the big time. That seems to be the trajectory for Pad & Quill, the Minneapolis-based computer-bag and Apple-accessory maker I wrote about (here and here) not long ago.
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Maids' cleaning secrets, including several from the Radisson Blu at Mall of America.
Because at home, you have to make your own bed.
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This is getting peopled riled up. C'mon, that picture has been parodied a million times.
The gay pride adaptation of the World War II flag-raising on Iwo Jima prompted outrage and a death threat last week.
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+Matt Ballard: I have little patience for righteous sanctimony.
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For the love of Vulcan, let's get this Spock-doc campaign funded already. So close.
Adam Nimoy is raising funds for "For the Love of Spock" - A Documentary Film on Kickstarter! FINAL DAYS to make Adam & Leonard Nimoy's plan to create a Spock Doc a reality! Watch the video, share the vision & pledge TODAY!
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From my tech blog: The Twin Cities gets another batch of electric-car charging stations.
The metro gets more e-car chargers. unnamed. Good news for electric-car owners: Another batch of car-charging stations has been installed at various locations along the Mississippi River. Of the 10 charging stations, five are in St. Paul — at Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary, Upper Landing Park, ...
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Sorry, Minnesota: Prince is among the artists missing from Apple's new music service.
Apple Music scores with Taylor Swift and Thom Yorke, but holdouts include The Beatles, Prince, and The Black Keys.
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Come on over to Google play music, they have the full Prince catalog. 
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From my tech blog: AT&T claims more Minnesota coverage than the other carriers.
AT&T: most Minnesota coverage? CHZ167eUsAA2HyC. In case you haven't heard, a jumbo AT&T store is headed for the Mall of America to compete with a similar Verizon store (not to mention a Best Buy along with Apple and Microsoft stores). This is why I like hanging out at the Mall of America: It's ...
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Evernote Web Clipper browser extension now saves Gmail messages with attachments (!)
Note-taking app Evernote has updated its Web Clipper browser extension to let you save Gmail messages, complete with attachments, to your account for quick reference. Plus, Web Clipper ...
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Fassbender still nothing like Jobs ... but based on this trailer I'm excited about the film.
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Generic-Gmail users get better theme-ing but, again, Google Apps users must wait.
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Technology journalist
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  • The St. Paul Pioneer Press
    consumer-technology reporter and blogger, present
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune
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  • Chicago Reporter
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St. Paul, MN
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San Juan, Puerto Rico - Chicago, Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, Illinois - Minneapolis, MN
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345 Cedar St., St. Paul, MN 55101 U.S.A.
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Tech writer. Nerd. Boricua. Cover picture by Steve Borsch.
Introduction

I’ve had a lifelong fascination with technology, and I’ve been a journalist all my life — starting with my cute little articles for my grade-school newspaper, “La Flama,” in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

So, in a way, I’m one of the luckiest persons alive: I work as a technology journalist.

Today, I cover consumer technology for for TwinCities.com, a MediaNews Group and Digital First Media property, and its St. Paul Pioneer Press dead-tree counterpart.

I report on a wide range of tech topics, post often to my tech blog, and slap together tech videos from time to time (when I’m not in one).

I also write books on occasion.

My third, recently released book, The Mobile Writer, is aimed at those who want to be productive on mobile devices (such as iPads and Android tablets) but don’t know how to get started. The book is a tech-gear and how-to guide for those wanting to get real writing done on ultraportable computing gadgets, but confused about their many hardware and software options.

Buy The Mobile Writer  here.

I’m also the author of iPad Means Business and Twitter Means Business. A fourth, coffee-themed book is in the planning stages.

I’m active on TwitterGoogle+ and Facebook, among other social networks.

I make frequent appearances on local and national TV-news broadcasts, radio programs and technology podcasts. This blog has archived video or audio of most such media appearances.

I speak with some regularity about journalism, technology and social media (and how the three intersect). A number of such engagements are archived here in video or audio form.

I’m a nerd (in the sci-fi-fanatic and tech-enthusiast senses of the word). I love to merengue, make sushi and brew that perfect cup of café (watch me rave about my favorite coffeemaker).

A native of Quito, Ecuador, I spent most of my childhood in San Juan and wear the “boricua” badge with pride.

I live with my wife and son in St. Paul, Minn., where I sometimes grumble about the non-tropical climate but love to strap on a snowboard.

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  • Colegio Espíritu Santo in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico; St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn.; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Tata (what my wife and son call me), Bombi (high-school nickname), Julio (pronounced "JULE-ee-oh" instead of the usual "HOO-lee-oh; nickname on my mother's side of the family), July (nickname on my father's side of the family)
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Victory! The FAA Won't Make You Shut Off Your Electronics Anymore
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After years of will they or won't they, the US Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has finally given permis

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Get out of your KFC rut. Pollo Campero, a fast-food chain of Guatemalan origin, serves divine grilled chicken along with to-die-for empanadas, tasty beans, awesome yucca fries (that could make you forget all about the potato variants) and fried plantains. I eat here a lot with my family and the staff knows and pampers us now ... but you'll be treated well, too. You won't have your food brought to your table at KFC. Oh, Campero has fried chicken, too. It's good, but the grilled chicken is better. You may disagree. Check it out and see! You may never again go to KFC.
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reviewed a year ago
Two bites into her rama spinach peanut curry, my wife reacted badly to something in the dish and almost coughed up a lung. I sent the dish back, explaining that my wife was in distress, and asked for something else on the menu. Management refused to provide a replacement dish and insisted on charging us for the mostly uneaten plate. We refused to pay for it, paid for the rest of the bill (no tip) and left. We will never eat there again.
Food: Poor - FairDecor: GoodService: Poor - Fair
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