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Category Archives: DIY & Gadgets

Phoneless in Colorado

Remember that new Samsung Galaxy 4S that I wrote about two weeks ago. Well, that smartphone did a dumb thing: It up and died on me. It won’t charge, won’t…

RVing and my new smartphone

I’ve switched smartphones and it’s all because of RVing. I now use the Samsung Galaxy S 4. I traded my iPhone 5 in at my local Verizon store and now…

Adding Points of Interest to your GPS

RVers love their GPS units. Can you imagine traveling without one? But do you know that many of today’s most popular units can be customized to show the special places you are…

I now have my own drone

One of the benefits of being a tech reporter is getting cool new tech toys to test out. To that end, check out the video above. It’s the first test…

Handy apps for the Open Road

Open road apps from Mike Wendland on Vimeo. Instead of huge guidebooks or trying to fold and refold paper maps, our smartphones and tablets can get us to our destination…

On-the-road connectivity is an issue

I’ve been largely pleased with using my iPad to create a Verizon wireless WiFi hotspot for on-the-road Internet. Until this past weekend, that is,  when I basically went off-the-grid in…