Author Archive: Mike Wendland

Mike is a veteran journalist whose video "PC Mike" reports have been distributed weekly to all 215 NBC-TV stations since 1994, making him one of the most experienced tech reporters in the country. His tech stories and videos have appeared on MSNBC, CNBC, the Today Show, The New York Times, USA Today and in numerous national newspapers and magazines. In addition to the PC Mike tech blog, he also publishes the Roadtreking.com RV Travel Blog in which he travels North America in an RV reporting about interesting people and places.

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Turn Anywhere Into a Treasure Hunt with These Geocaching Apps

Turn Anywhere Into a Treasure Hunt with These Geocaching Apps

Call it treasure hunting or its more technical name, geocaching – either way it’s a hot way many are exploring new places around the world or even in their own neighborhoods. And with about 2.7 million – and growing – treasures, or geocaches, out there, all you need is the right app to get started. […]

PCM25: Are We Making Ourselves Too Vulnerable Through Tech?

PCM25: Are We Making Ourselves Too Vulnerable Through Tech?

Sometimes the tech that makes our lives so much better can also lead us to a place of extreme vulnerability. That’s the running theme of episode 25 of the PC Mike podcast, where so much of the tech news these days seems to deal with other people trying to mess with the lives of other people […]

Mobile Yogi: Apps to Make It Easier and Cheaper to Do Yoga

Mobile Yogi: Apps to Make It Easier and Cheaper to Do Yoga

From reduced stress to better sleep and everything between, many people have discovered the benefits of yoga. Fortunately,  a number of great apps are available to make it more convenient and less costly than ever. The Yoga.com app is meant for everyone, from those just starting out to yoga gurus. The app helps users understand […]

PCM24 – We Need Faster Speeds for Cable Internet! (And It’s Here…)

PCM24 – We Need Faster Speeds for Cable Internet! (And It’s Here…)

Whether streaming media, working from home, both, or more, when it comes to Internet bandwidth and speeds, we always seem to need more, more, more! Providers are starting to deliver, too. Take Comcast. The cable/Internet giant is rolling out new offerings that deliver up to a whopping 2GB per second of upland and download speed. […]

Apps to Record, Save, and Share Your Phone Calls

Apps to Record, Save, and Share Your Phone Calls

Whether you’re just too busy to pay close attention – or have any other reasons – and want to record and save an important phone call for future reference, a number of apps can do it for you. Be sure and know your state law on recording phone calls – some have restrictions. We have three […]