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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Apps to help you cope with the heat

Apps to help you cope with the heat

With temperatures rising and kids out of school for a few months, summer is officially here. But as most people know, proper precautions must be taken to maintain health when it’s hot. That’s why I put together three apps you need to download now. The OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool is a must-have for anyone taking […]

Apps to help you sleep better

Apps to help you sleep better

Sleep is something we all do, but chances are we could be doing it better – and feeling more rested as a result. Believe it or not, there are apps that can help and here are three great options. Sleep Better tracks your sleep duration, cycles, and efficiency with the simple tap of a button. Doing […]

Apps to find garage, yard and estate sales

Apps to find garage, yard and estate sales

It’s that time of year when many people love to spend their days driving from one garage or yard sale to the next. Having a plan of attack before heading out can help save time and money when searching for those treasures, and our PC Mike Wendland says these apps can help. Yard Sale Treasure […]

Camping Apps

Camping Apps

With summer almost here, a lot of people have camping on the brain. And whether you’re looking for a short trip close to home or a cross country adventure, our PC Mike Wendland has three apps to help you find a place to stay. The Oh, Ranger! app puts a guide to national, state, and […]

Security apps for smartphones and tablets

Security apps for smartphones and tablets

Cybersecurity has been in the headlines even more than usual lately, and it may have you worried about the safety of your own smartphone or tablet devices and electronically stored information. But  there’s no need to worry, as long as you download and use one of these antivirus apps. The Max Mobile Security app provides […]