Weather apps for 2018

Weather apps for 2018

It’s the time of the year when wild weather comes onto our radar – figuratively and literally. PC Mike Wendland brings you three apps this week that can help you avoid being surprised by Mother Nature. Dark Sky provides up-to-the-minute data on everything from temperature readings to precipitation. Dark Sky’s forecast looks ahead for the […]

Hiking and Trail apps

Hiking and Trail apps

We’ll all be spending more time soon with Mother Nature – hiking, biking, and running the warmer weather days away. The last thing anyone wants to do, however, is get lost. PC Mike Wendland brings you three apps to take with you when hitting the trails to avoid trouble. AllTrails offers more than 50,000 trail […]

Stop spam calls to your smartphone

Stop spam calls to your smartphone

If it seems like you’re getting more and more of those annoying telemarketer calls, consider this: The FTC reported more than 375,000 complaints about such calls a month last year. PC Mike Wendland brings you three apps that give you a fighting chance against the nuisance calls. RoboKiller has the ability to block calls from […]

Ad blocking apps for your smartphone and tablet

Ad blocking apps for your smartphone and tablet

Ads slow web pages from loading, consume battery power, eat up data plans, and can even carry malware and viruses. In short, there are plenty of reasons to make them want to go away. In his report this week, PC Mike Wendland brings you three popular choices for ad blocking. Adblock Plus blocks nasty stuff […]

Apps to help you manage your travel

Apps to help you manage your travel

With the travel season heating up, many of you are gearing up for exciting trips. As PC Mike Wendland reports this week, it might be worth downloading a few apps to help you travel smarter. Packr Travel Packing Checklist helps you pack for your trip. Input your destination and activities you plan to take on […]