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.
The effects of too much screen time on kids can be serious: lost sleep, poor grades, social maladjustment, behavior problems, obesity. This list goes on and on. Then again, what are we supposed to do? Cut kids off completely? The answer, of course, is no. Rather, finding a healthy balance is more appropriate says Dr.Dimitri A. Christakis of […]
Call it treasure hunting or its more technical name, geocaching – either way it’s a hot way many are exploring new places around the world or even in their own neighborhoods. And with about 2.7 million – and growing – treasures, or geocaches, out there, all you need is the right app to get started. […]
Sometimes the tech that makes our lives so much better can also lead us to a place of extreme vulnerability. That’s the running theme of episode 25 of the PC Mike podcast, where so much of the tech news these days seems to deal with other people trying to mess with the lives of other people […]
From reduced stress to better sleep and everything between, many people have discovered the benefits of yoga. Fortunately, a number of great apps are available to make it more convenient and less costly than ever. The Yoga.com app is meant for everyone, from those just starting out to yoga gurus. The app helps users understand […]
Whether streaming media, working from home, both, or more, when it comes to Internet bandwidth and speeds, we always seem to need more, more, more! Providers are starting to deliver, too. Take Comcast. The cable/Internet giant is rolling out new offerings that deliver up to a whopping 2GB per second of upland and download speed. […]