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.
From sports clips, to feature-length movies, the latest smartphones and tablets allow us to capture more video than ever. And with the apps I’m about to tell you about, the days are gone of those videos being low-quality, and downright unusable. Mavis shows virtual knobs and dials like the pros use in-studio. Just about every aspect […]
Having the right tool at the right time can make a home improvement or gardening project a breeze. And by using the right app, your smartphone can actually be that tool you need. Planimeter is the perfect app to measure land area and distance on a map. The app uses satellite imaging to allow users […]
Everyone knows there isn’t an instruction manual that comes with a newborn baby, but a number of apps can get parents on the right track, and make sure they stay there. Glow Baby logs and times all aspects of baby care, from bottle feeding and breastfeeding, to diaper changes, sleep schedules, development milestones, medication, and […]
With the Holy Season of Lent underway and Passover on the horizon, there may not be a better time of year than now to take advantage of apps specific to religion and spirituality. Whether wanting to grow your relationship with God or simply explore religion in general, our PC Mike Wendland has three great choices. […]
Vehicle maintenance and repairs are important for anyone who drives, but keeping track of it all can be a pain in today’s hectic world. But using the right app, however, can make it much less of a hassle. The MyCARFAX app tracks auto repair and service history for up to five cars. That includes oil changes, tire […]