Stories By: Shane McGlaun


Shane McGlaun

Tech and Car expert Shane McGlaun (Google) reports about what's new in these two sectors. His extensive experience in testing cars, computer hardware and consumer electronics enable him to effectively qualify new products and trends. If you want us review your product, please contact Shane.
Shane can be contacted directly at shane@i4u.com.

Samsung C-Lab plans to show off VR and AR projects at MWC 2017

Samsung C-Lab plans to show off VR and AR projects at MWC 2017

Samsung to show off a quartet of cool AR/VR projects...

1 day ago, 7:10am CST

Alleged Galaxy S8 image Leaks Showing Off missing home button

Alleged Galaxy S8 image Leaks Showing Off missing home button

This may well be the Galaxy S8, but only time will tell for sure...

1 day ago, 6:43am CST

Barclays Analyst Predicts new iPad Pro models

Barclays Analyst Predicts new iPad Pro models

A red iPhone is said to be coming along with new iPads...

1 day ago, 6:26am CST

New Definition of Planets Could Bring Pluto Back

New Definition of Planets Could Bring Pluto Back

Pluto, our moon, and many other celestial bodies could be come planets if the new definition is adopted...

1 day ago, 6:11am CST

Nintendo Switch Account IDs are up for grabs

Nintendo Switch Account IDs are up for grabs

Get one before all the good names are gone...

1 day ago, 5:43am CST

Scientists discover cell in retina that responds to light

Scientists discover cell in retina that responds to light

Future research will build on what the team has learned...

2 days ago, 6:40am CST

Microsoft ditches Hololens v2 plans, Heads Straight to v3

Microsoft Ditches Hololens v2 Plans, Heads Straight to v3

Word is Microsoft feels it has such a big lead in AR that it doesn't need v2...

2 days ago, 6:25am CST

Nintendo Switch menus Leak

Nintendo Switch menus Leak

Nintendo says that the consoles used in the leak was stolen...

2 days ago, 6:07am CST

SpaceX successfully launches Dragon capsule from Launch complex 39A

SpaceX successfully launches Dragon capsule from Launch complex 39A

SpaceX was able to successfully land the Falcon 9 first stage...

2 days ago, 5:43am CST

Oppo smartphone with 5X camera tech tipped by MWC teaser

Oppo smartphone with 5X camera tech tipped by MWC teaser

Teaser thought to indicate new 5x optical zoom camera tech...

2 days ago, 5:19am CST

iPhone 8 touch ID to be replaced with 3D facial recognition

iPhone 8 touch ID to be replaced with 3D facial recognition

iPhone 7S and 7S Plus could get 3D facial recognition as well...

5 days ago, 6:40am CST

Apple tipped to be Working on a 4K Streaming Apple TV

Apple tipped to be Working on a 4K Streaming Apple TV

Apple TV market share is slipping and many think 4k support isn't enough...

5 days ago, 6:24am CST

LG G6 18:9 aspect ratio screen to get special UX

LG G6 18:9 aspect ratio screen to get special UX

UX 6.0 is completely designed to take advantage of the big G6 screen...

5 days ago, 6:01am CST

NASA chooses proposals for research institutes to create space tech

NASA chooses proposals for research institutes to create space tech

Research institutes will try and expand human presence in our solar system...

5 days ago, 5:41am CST

Snap lowers IPO valuation expectations to $22.3 billion

Snap lowers IPO valuation expectations to $22.3 billion

Investors are unsure if Snap will be the next Facebook or the next MySpace...

5 days ago, 5:22am CST

Pioneer Rayz Headphones are Powered by the iPhone and Support in-line Charging

Pioneer Rayz Headphones are Powered by the iPhone and Support in-line Charging

Rayz Plus earphones let you charge the iPhone as you listen...

6 days ago, 7:49am CST

Microsoft Offers Open Source Software for Training Drones and Other Devices

Microsoft Offers Open Source Software for Training Drones and Other Devices

Software tools are to help development of autonomous systems...

6 days ago, 6:10am CST

iPhone 8 rumor Suggests Function Area to Replace Touch ID

iPhone 8 rumor Suggests Function Area to Replace Touch ID

Rumor suggests that Apple will integrate new biometric tech to replicate Touch ID functions...

6 days ago, 5:40am CST

VESA says DisplayPort standard is gaining momentum in mobile space

VESA says DisplayPort standard is gaining momentum in mobile space

VESA will be showing off new products using DisplayPort Alt mode at MWC 2017...

6 days ago, 5:24am CST

Archos and Kodak Sign Tablet Deal for European Market

Archos and Kodak Sign Tablet Deal for European Market

Tablets will hit stores in Europe before summer 2017...

6 days ago, 5:12am CST

Hack and Slash Game "For Honor" Launches

Hack and Slash Game "For Honor" Launches

Not quite Oblivion, but you get to fight a lot...

Feb 15 2017, 6:32am CST

Caavo set top box controls all your entertainment devices

Caavo set top box controls all your entertainment devices

Caavo brings universal voice search to all your devices...

Feb 15 2017, 6:16am CST

Nokia 3310 Relaunch coming at MWC 2017

Nokia 3310 Relaunch coming at MWC 2017

Nokia 3310 launched at MWC will apparently be very similar to the original device...

Feb 15 2017, 6:02am CST

Kansas City Power & Light is placing EV Chargers in its Service Area

Kansas City Power & Light is placing EV Chargers in its Service Area

Power company does want to pass the cost of the charger network on to the customer...

Feb 15 2017, 5:45am CST

Facebook rolls out new video watching and sharing features

Facebook rolls out new video watching and sharing features

Videos will automatically play with sound on...

Feb 15 2017, 5:31am CST

Pewdiepie Anti-Semitic videos Cost him Disney relationship

Pewdiepie Anti-Semitic videos Cost him Disney relationship

Disney owns maker Studios and has ended its relationship with the YouTube star...

Feb 14 2017, 6:24am CST

T-Mobile fires Back at Verizon with HD Streaming and more Hotspot Data

T-Mobile fires Back at Verizon with HD Streaming and more Hotspot Data

Carriers are fighting over unlimited data plans...

Feb 14 2017, 6:05am CST

Dubai to get EHang 184 autonomous Drones this Summer

Dubai to get EHang 184 autonomous Drones this Summer

Drone services expected to be in regular operation come July...

Feb 14 2017, 5:49am CST

Amazon declared the most innovative company of 2017

Amazon declared the most innovative company of 2017

Amazon is booming on Prime and other services...

Feb 14 2017, 5:31am CST

Apple stock closes at all time high on high hopes for iPhone 8

Apple stock closes at all time high on high hopes for iPhone 8

Stock closed at $133.29, slightly above the previous Apple record...

Feb 14 2017, 5:11am CST

NES Classic hacked to play games from other consoles

NES Classic hacked to play games from other consoles

Hacks to run RetroArch require non-official game ROMS and potential piracy could sour Nintendo on future projects...

Feb 13 2017, 8:26am CST

Verizon targets T-Mobile with its own unlimited data service

Verizon targets T-Mobile with its own unlimited data service

Verizon's new plan includes HD streaming and mobile hotspot...

Feb 13 2017, 6:31am CST

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 project rumored to be code-named Baikal

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 project rumored to be code-named Baikal

Rumored code-name is the name of the world's deepest freshwater lake...

Feb 13 2017, 6:03am CST

How to maintain privacy when travelling to certain countries from a security researcher

How to maintain privacy when travelling to certain countries from a security researcher

Researchers advise standing your ground and not divulging passwords or PINS, but warn this will likely lead to detention...

Feb 13 2017, 5:21am CST

NASA shaves list of sites to retrieve martian rocks to Three

NASA shaves list of sites to retrieve martian rocks to Three

NASA sites still in contention include Columbia Hills, Jezero Crater, and Northeast Syrtis...

Feb 13 2017, 5:03am CST

2017 Nissan Titan King Cab debuts

2017 Nissan Titan King Cab debuts

New cab configuration hauls six people...

Feb 10 2017, 6:02am CST

Amazon Tap smart speaker gains hands-free operation with update

Amazon Tap smart speaker gains hands-free operation with update

Amazon Tap no longer has to be tapped to use...

Feb 10 2017, 5:49am CST

Elon Musk says that the UAW has paid a Tesla worker to unionize the company

Elon Musk says that the UAW has paid a Tesla worker to unionize the company

Musk says Tesla is union neutral...

Feb 10 2017, 5:32am CST

Windows 10 Cortana will add suggested reminders to keep you honest

Windows 10 Cortana will add suggested reminders to keep you honest

Cortana update allows AI assistant to add reminders automatically...

Feb 10 2017, 5:18am CST

Oculus gloves for VR typing shown off by The Zuck

Oculus gloves for VR typing shown off by The Zuck

VR gloves are a prototype...

Feb 10 2017, 5:04am CST

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