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Category Archives: DIY & Gadgets

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…

Replacing the TV in the Roadtrek

Our 2006 Roadtrek RS-Adventurous came with an analog TV, a converter and an old analog DVD player. It was cumbersome, at best to watch TV and the image size and…

Video: RV accessories

Boats and houses aren’t the only “money pits.” RVs, we’re learning, is an RV. Still, half the fun of RVing is enhancing the experience with handy extras. I have a…

We’ll Chose State Parks From Now On

Here’s the first major lesson we’ve learned about where to camp: Toss the giant Woodall’s campground guide and choose state parks. I’m posting this from the Henry Horton State Park…