Julio Ojeda-ZapataContributor, Macworld

Julio Ojeda-Zapata is a technology reporter and blogger at the Pioneer Press newspaper in St. Paul, Minn. He has written books about Twitter, the iPad and mobile productivity. Keep up with him at ojezap.com and yourtechweblog.com.

Luxury Pocket Stand

Watch Pad & Quill transform a hunk of wood into an elegant Apple Watch stand

Inspired by a 100-year-old pocket watch stand, this Minnesota-based company created a home-grown charging stand for Apple's smartwatch.

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Meet the Appletini Bar, a Power Mac G4 tower with a hidden bar cart

Instead of dumping your old Power Mac G4 tower in a landfill, send it to industrial designer Ross Mackert to give it new life.

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First look: Astropad turns your iPad into a graphics tablet for your Mac

With an emphasis on performance, and customized Photoshop controls, Astropad could be a starving artist's Cintiq stand-in.

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Borrow free e-books from your library with OverDrive and 3M Cloud Library

Consider this a manifesto: Buying e-books is for suckers.