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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Brain Game Apps

Brain Game Apps

If COVID-19 has you stuck in quarantine and you’ve binge-watched enough TV and movies to last you for months, you might try a new way to stimulate your brain. As PC Mike Wendland reports, a number of brain-training apps are available to help you do just that. Peak is an app that offers 40 unique […]

COVID-19 Apps

COVID-19 Apps

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 has everyone trying to find the latest and most accurate information about the disease. As PC Mike Wendland reports, a number of apps can help you in that quest for COVID-19 news, including your own neighborhood. Apple COVID-19 has up-to-date information about coronavirus. It gives symptoms and screening info and access […]

Apps to work out at home

Apps to work out at home

Being quarantined doesn’t mean you have to give up your regular exercise routine — it just means you have to do things a bit different. PC Mike Wendland has three great workout apps you can start using in the comfort of your own home right now. PACKAGE Nike Training Club has at-home workouts to improve […]

Apps to help you connect with nature

Apps to help you connect with nature

While much of the U.S. is on temporary pause, many people are anxious to do something that will help them break up the monotony that naturally results from social distancing. PC Mike Wendland has three apps that will not only help you get outside, but learn a few things, too. Audubon Bird Guide is an […]

Apps to help you sleep better

Apps to help you sleep better

Sleep deprivation can have all sorts of harmful effects on your body — ranging from depression to heart diseases and several other more severe diseases. But as PC Mike Wendland reports, a number of apps can help you get a better night’s sleep. The SleepScore app tracks your sleep and shows when you sleep light, deep  […]