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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Translation Apps for Travelers

Translation Apps for Travelers

Travelling to another country can be enriching, but frustrating if you don’t have the ability to communicate with those who live and work where you’re headed. But a number of translation apps, however, make it much easier. The Speak & Translate app lets you talk into your smartphone and get a translation instantly in more than […]

By February 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
eBook Apps

eBook Apps

Whether looking to while away time during dreary winter days or traveling to someplace sunny and warm, it’s the perfect time of year for e-books. And with the right app, our PC Mike Wendland says finding the perfect thing to read will cost you next to nothing. MegaReader offers access to more than two million […]

By February 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
PC Mike Techcast #39: Why I don’t like my new MacBook Pro

PC Mike Techcast #39: Why I don’t like my new MacBook Pro

Yes, I am an Apple fanboy. Let there be no doubt about it. I have at least one of every singe device Apple makes. Seriously. But that doesn’t mean I have to pretend to liking everything about the Apple ecosystem. Take the new MacBook Pro 15 incher last fall. I don’t like it. I hate it […]

By February 2, 2017 2 Comments Read More →
Valentines Day 2017 Apps

Valentines Day 2017 Apps

Love is in the air – and in all of the stores – and that means Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. But with our busy lives, getting to the store can be tough. I have three apps to consider this week that will make marking Valentine’s Day a breeze. Red Stamp personalizes and sends […]

By February 1, 2017 1 Comments Read More →
Top Research Apps

Top Research Apps

Information keeps becoming more and more accessible and carrying a smartphone puts hige databases and libraries at our instant disposal. I have three three very helpful reference apps for your smartphone. Terminology is part dictionary/thesaurus and part research tool, making it easy to explore words and phrases, accessing the web and other apps for more detail and […]

By January 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →