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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Best Diet and Calorie Counting Apps for 2017

Best Diet and Calorie Counting Apps for 2017

Studies have shown that counting calories can be an especially effective part of a plan to lose weight. Here are my three favorite favorite apps to keep track of what you eat. MyFitness Pal has developed the Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker app, a popular choice among the health-conscious. The app claims a database of 5 […]

By January 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Smartphone Optimizers

Smartphone Optimizers

Smartphones have become a regular part of our everyday lives, but a slow-performing device can be a big source of frustration. One of these useful utility apps can help keep problems from getting out of hand. Power Clean is small, fast cleaning tool with multiple features to speed up smartphone performance. It monitors network usage, […]

By January 11, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Best Financial Apps for 2017

Best Financial Apps for 2017

Many people resolve to keep better track of their finances at the beginning of the year, and  using a budgeting app is one of the easiest ways it can be done. Here are three of the best. Level Money connects your bank accounts and credit cards so that you always know how much money you’ve […]

Three Super Fitness Apps for 2017

Three Super Fitness Apps for 2017

It’s New Year’s resolution time again, and that means a lot of people are turning to thoughts of a healthier lifestyle and smaller waistline. Here are three apps that can help you get and stay fit in 2017. Pact uses cold, hard cash to motivate you to hit the gym. Form a “pact” for health, either […]

By December 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Wallpaper Apps for Smartphones

Wallpaper Apps for Smartphones

It’s easy to get bored with the background – aka wallpaper – that comes with your smartphone, especially when there are so many better options. They’re wallpaper apps – and  they seem to keep getting better all the time. Here are three examples. Magic Screen lets you make custom wallpaper designs from your own photos. […]

By December 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →