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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Apps to find hidden spy cams

Apps to find hidden spy cams

An increasing number of headlines indicate people are discovering they are being watched or spied on and had no idea until it’s too late. As PC Mike Wendland reports, some apps are able to essentially detect signals from spy devices, giving you a better chance to protect your privacy. The app called Hidden Camera Detector […]

Apps to get help around the house

Apps to get help around the house

If your idea of spring has more to do with fun stuff like baseball, gardening, or travel, and less to do with tackling projects you put off all winter, you’re in luck. As PC Mike Wendland explains, a growing number of apps can help you get stuff done around the house by hiring it out. […]

Severe weather apps

Severe weather apps

Now that spring has sprung, it’s a great time to prepare for the worst when it comes to the potential devastation that can be brought by Mother Nature. Part of that preparation should include adding a severe weather app to your smartphone or tablet, as PC Mike Wendland explains. The Storm Radar app brings you […]

Medical apps

Medical apps

When it comes to our bodies and our health, the more we know, the better — but it isn’t always possible to get instant access to a pharmacist or doctor. Fortunately, a number of apps can make health research a breeze on our smartphones and tablets, as PC Mike Wendland reports. Epocrates is a reference […]

Apps for Roadtrippers and Travel Junkies

Apps for Roadtrippers and Travel Junkies

Whether planning a spring break getaway or summer vacation, chances are you’ll want to share your experiences with others. A number of apps can help you easily journal your travels, as PC Mike Wendland reports. Created by travelers, for travelers, Driftr is designed as a social network for those who like to hit the road. The app […]