Mike Wendland is America’s premier high tech reporter. His Detroit Free Press technology columns, NBC-TV network television reports and five books on the Internet have given him a loyal nationwide audience of millions who have come to rely on his warm and friendly “No Geek-Speak” advice, reports and suggestions about technology and how it impacts all of us.
Mike’s High Tech Talk TV reports are distributed weekly to all 215 NBC affiliates by the NBC Newschannel. The popular news feature has been a stalwart on NBC stations since 1994 and covers the emerging multimedia and information superhighway fields, focusing on hi-tech advances useful to ordinary people, as well as the hottest places on the World Wide Web.
Mike has won 20 Emmy Awards and numerous honors and broadcast awards. He is a veteran journalist who has used computers to break some of his biggest stories. His television work has appeared on various NBC and cable television network stations across the country. He spent 18 years as head of the I-Team investigative unit at WDIV-TV in Detroit and before that worked for ten years as an investigative reporter at The Detroit News.
He has been a Fellow at the Poynter Institute, a prestigious school for journalists in St. Petersburg, Fla., where he has taught convergence reporting and new media.
Mike is married and has three grown children and six grandchildren. He and his wife, Jennifer, live in Oakland County, Michigan, north of Detroit. He serves as Innovations Pastor at Woodside Bible Church in suburban Detroit.
The iPhone is the most revolutionary personal technology device of this generation and tens of millions of loyal users around the world attest to its power and versatility. But the vast majority of iPhone users are only taking advantage of a small part of this awesome smartphone's potential. That's where award-winning personal technology reporter "PC Mike" Wendland comes in, sharing his iPhone experience, expertise and excitement through 101 very useful apps, tips and tricks.
PC Mike very well may have been the first person in the U.S. to officially buy the iPhone when it went on sale in the summer of 2007. And since then, in his weekly PC Mike reports for NBC Television stations around the country, he has eagerly shared his knowledge with his many fans.
In this practical, easy-to-read book, he's sure to teach even the most experienced iPhone users and thing or two about their phone. And for all of us, his 101 apps, tips and tricks will make us love the iPhone even more.