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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Internet how-to on carving Halloween pumpkins

Written by on October 15, 2014 in PC Mike's NBC-TV stories with 1 Comment

Halloween is just around the corner and folks are shopping for their pumpkins. Why settle for the same old carved face this year? I’ve found some great places on the Web that can help turn your Jack-0-Lantern into a spooky work of art. Before you start carving that pumpkin, check out Extreme Pumpkins, a website […]

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Avoid fat-fingered mistakes with boilerplate copy

Written by on October 8, 2014 in PC Mike's NBC-TV stories with 2 Comments

We sure do a lot of typing on our various devices these days. What with email, social media postings and texting, it can be challenging to dash off replies and messages. That’s where some special apps that I have found for us this week come in so handy. I suffer from fat finger mistakes, making […]

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Setting your Facebook Privacy Options

Written by on October 1, 2014 in News with 0 Comments

With more and more consumers experiencing identity theft because of hackers and sloppy security on commercial websites, Internet users need to also take care to shore up their privacy on social networking sites, especially the biggest fish in the online pond – Facebook. Here’s some things you can do to protect your Facebook privacy. Look […]

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First impressions of the iPhone 6 Plus

First impressions of the iPhone 6 Plus

Written by on September 25, 2014 in Gadgets and Gear with 0 Comments

That’s my old iPhone 5 on the left. The new gigantic iPhone 6 Plus on the right. For as 10 million other people have done over the past two weeks, I’ve upgraded to the new and very large iPhone 6 Plus. It’s massive 5.5 inch size was a big reason. I spend a lot of […]

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