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 learn a new language

Apps to learn a new language

Whether preparing for a trip, business meeting, or simply for fun, many people want to learn a new language. Sure, there are expensive programs available, but using one of these apps from PC Mike Wendland can save you money and time. HelloTalk connects you directly with others fluent in the language you are trying to […]

The Best Grilling Apps

The Best Grilling Apps

It’s peak grilling season across North America, and we’re all trying to deliver summer plate perfection. But it you want to up your game, PC Mike Wendland has some apps to help you out. The Weber Grills app is loaded with hundreds of original recipes, each with full-color photos, grocery lists, reviews, along with the […]

Apps to help you recycle

Apps to help you recycle

Most people enjoy doing their part for the benefit of the environment, from recycling to cleaning up litter. It makes sense, then, that there are apps to help with the process, as PC Mike Wendland points out in his report this week. The iRecycle app finds local, convenient recycling opportunities whether on the go or […]

Summer Travel Apps

Summer Travel Apps

It’s the summer travel season and that means lots of people are hitting the roads, trying to see what the world has to offer. One easy way to find some of those things is to use an app specific to sightseeing.  Click here to see my video report on these apps Field Trip helps you […]

Star Gazing Apps

Star Gazing Apps

If you’ve ever looked up at the starry, starry night and wished you could know more about what you’re looking at, you’re in luck. A number of stargazing apps can make it happen by delivering a map to the sky in the palm of your hand. Star Chart identifies what you’re seeing by having you […]