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.
It’s the time of year when plants, trees and other foliage is popping out of the ground just about everywhere. But it isn’t always clear exactly what that greenery is. Fortunately, a number of apps are available to help you with plant identification. Garden Answers helps identify more than 20,000 plants with detailed information. Take […]
Texting is no doubt a big part of our lives these days, but trying to manage all those texts – or find that one message you need now – can be a pain. A growing number of apps make it simple to back up texts. SMS Backup & Restore is among the best for creating […]
Interested in the weather? Well there are a lot of free weather apps available. But these days, to get the most accurate and useful apps you might have to spend a little money. Don’t worry, I have three weather apps for us this week that are worth paying for. Storm Shield sends alerts tailored to your […]
With warmer temps comes a lot more green, specifically in our gardens. If you don’t do it right, though, you can waste a lot of green, specifically from your wallet. I have three apps to get those gardens going right. Garden Plan Pro is one of the best all-around apps for getting your garden organized. The […]