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.

Bad Boy XTO Off-road Buggies recalled

Bad Boy XTO Off-road Buggies recalled

Expensive electric off-road buggies will get seatbelts at no cost...

Jan 12 2017, 4:48am CST

Tesla Announces Chris Lattner as VP Autopilot Software

Tesla Announces Chris Lattner as VP of Autopilot Software

Lattner was at Apple for 11 years before leaving for Tesla...

Jan 11 2017, 5:28am CST

Microsoft adds additional controls for your data to Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft adds additional controls for your data to Windows 10 Creators Update

Most updates will land with the Creators Update for Windows...

Jan 11 2017, 5:17am CST

George Lucas settles on LA for Art museum

George Lucas settles on LA for Art museum

Museum will be built at Exposition Park with a $1 billion endowment from Lucas and his wife...

Jan 11 2017, 4:58am CST

Foxconn sales decline amid smartphone slowdown

Foxconn sales decline amid smartphone slowdown

Foxconn sales take a beating as smartphone sales slow and world economy softens...

Jan 11 2017, 4:40am CST

Greenpeace renewable energy report shows Amazon is behind Apple and Google

Greenpeace renewable energy report shows Amazon is behind Apple and Google

Greenpeace says Asian tech firms are lagging far behind US companies...

Jan 11 2017, 4:23am CST

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002 for PC Debuts

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002 for PC Debuts

New preview build brings updated features to Edge browser and more...

Jan 10 2017, 6:17am CST

Discovery of protein in brain linked to pain response could lead to new treatments

Discovery of protein in brain linked to pain response could lead to new treatments

Team that discovered the protein says that it increases pain responses...

Jan 10 2017, 6:01am CST

Apple wants to manufacture high-tech data center server hardware in Arizona

Apple wants to manufacture high-tech data center server hardware in Arizona

Apple wants to use it's Mesa, Arizona facility to build hardware for internal use...

Jan 10 2017, 5:49am CST

Mercedes-Benz AMG GLA45 refresh debuts in Detroit

Mercedes-Benz AMG GLA45 refresh debuts in Detroit

Fantastic looking AMG GLA45 packs 375 hp turbo four...

Jan 10 2017, 5:18am CST

MediaTek rides high to record 2016 profits thanks to Chinese smartphones

MediaTek rides high to record 2016 profits thanks to Chinese smartphones

Booming popularity with Chinese smartphone makers is the main reason cited for record profits...

Jan 10 2017, 4:58am CST

2018 Ford F-150 gets new front and rear styling

2018 Ford F-150 gets new front and rear styling

Ford's 2018 F-150 gets an available 3.0L PowerStroke Turbo Diesel...

Jan 9 2017, 6:18am CST

Kia Stinger GT packs 365hp twin-turbo V6and dead sexy looks

Kia Stinger GT packs 365hp twin-turbo V6 and dead sexy looks

Twin-turbo V6 Stinger GT hits 62mph in 5.1 seconds....

Jan 9 2017, 6:05am CST

Jeep line officially expands with addition of Jeep Truck, Wagoneer, and Grand Wagoneer

Jeep line officially expands with addition of Jeep Truck, Wagoneer, and Grand Wagoneer

Jeep officially adds new models to lineup and invests in manufacturing and adds 2,000 new jobs to build them...

Jan 9 2017, 5:42am CST

HTC Vive TPCAST wireless kit cuts the wires, adds 2ms latency

HTC Vive TPCAST wireless kit cuts the wires, adds 2ms latency

The first small batch of TPCAST accessories sold out in 18 minutes, general availability set for Q1 017....

Jan 9 2017, 5:26am CST

Waymo self-driving vans get home-grown sensor suite to cut costs and improve technology

Waymo self-driving vans get home-grown sensor suite to cut costs and improve technology

Waymo self-driving vans are the result of Alphabet's self-driving car ambitions...

Jan 9 2017, 5:09am CST

Panasonic Companion Robot has a built-in projector and wants you to interact with it

Panasonic Companion Robot has a built-in projector and wants you to interact with it

Panasonic Companion robot looks like a egg-shaped Wall-E...

Jan 6 2017, 6:17am CST

HiAR AR smart glasses are powered by Snapdragon 820 CPU

HiAR AR smart glasses are powered by Snapdragon 820 CPU

HiAR smart glasses are the first to use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820...

Jan 6 2017, 6:03am CST

Nabi Aristotle connected kids room platform and camera debuts at CES 2017

Nabi Aristotle connected kids room platform and camera debuts at CES 2017

Aristotle is sort of like an Amazon Alexa for kids...

Jan 6 2017, 5:49am CST

LG Signature OLED TV W packs 4K HDR into a 65-inch screen

LG Signature OLED TV W packs 4K HDR into a 65-inch screen

LG's new Signature OLED TV has a massive screen and massive $8,000 price...

Jan 6 2017, 5:31am CST

Razer Project Valerie packs three displays into a 17-inch gaming laptop form factor

Razer Project Valerie packs three displays into a 17-inch gaming laptop form factor

Project Valerie rocks three 4K screens and support for surround gaming...

Jan 6 2017, 5:10am CST

New NVIDIA Shield TV plays games, streams content, and wraps in Google Assistant

New NVIDIA Shield TV plays games, streams content, and wraps in Google Assistant

Older NVIDIA SHIELD TVs will get the same features via an update this month...

Jan 5 2017, 6:16am CST

Audi and NVIDIA team to put Autonomous car in road by 2020

Audi and NVIDIA team to put Autonomous car in road by 2020

Partnership will focus on NVIDIA Drive PX AI platform during the first phase...

Jan 5 2017, 6:00am CST

NVIDIA shows off its BB8 self-driving car at CES 2017

NVIDIA shows off its BB8 self-driving car at CES 2017

NVIDIA self-driving car is able to interact with drivers using natural language...

Jan 5 2017, 5:45am CST

Ford and Amazon bring Alexa voice control inside the car

Ford and Amazon bring Alexa voice control inside the car

Ford becomes the first automaker to bring Alexa capability inside the car via Ford Sync 3...

Jan 5 2017, 5:31am CST

Ford Sync gets smartphone-to-dash projection for navigation apps

Ford Sync gets smartphone-to-dash projection for navigation apps

Ford's new Sync phone to dash projection system launched at CES 2017 with Sygic as first supported app...

Jan 5 2017, 5:05am CST

ODG Outs R-8 and R-9 Smartglasses at CES 2017

ODG Outs R-8 and R-9 Smartglasses at CES 2017

Smartglasses will be shown off with a special augmented reality demo using the ALIEN franchise...

Jan 4 2017, 6:20am CST

Acer Z301CT is the world's first 21:9 curved display with eye tracking tech

Acer Z301CT is the world's first 21:9 curved display with eye tracking tech

Acer Z301CT gaming monitor features lots of adjustability and 200Hz refresh rate...

Jan 4 2017, 6:06am CST

Acer Predator 21 X is the first notebook to place in a 21-inch curved screen

Acer Predator 21 X is the first notebook to pack in a 21-inch curved screen

Acer packs all the hardware a gamer could possibly want into the Predator 21 X, but it'll cost you dearly at nearly $9,000...

Jan 4 2017, 5:44am CST

Samsung QLED TVs unveiled ahead of CES 2017, promise to redefine TV

Samsung QLED TVs unveiled ahead of CES 2017, promise to redefine TV

Samsung's new QLED TVs will come in 65-inch screen sizes, no word on smaller sets...

Jan 4 2017, 5:25am CST

Faraday Future FF 91 EV Promises an estimated 378 mile Range

Faraday Future FF 91 EV Promises an estimated 378 mile Range

Faraday Future FF 91 is the firm's first production vehicle and can be reserved now for $5,000 down...

Jan 4 2017, 5:06am CST

Samsung's Family Hub 2.0 fridge debuts at CES 2017

Samsung's Family Hub 2.0 fridge debuts at CES 2017

Samsung Family Hub 2.0 Refrigerator Packs Updated App Integration and Voice Control...

Jan 3 2017, 6:38am CST

Dell 27 Ultrathin Monitor Breaks Cover at CES 2017

Dell 27 Ultrathin Monitor Breaks Cover at CES 2017

Dell's new 27-inch Ultrathin monitor packs tiny bezels and USB-C connectivity...

Jan 3 2017, 6:22am CST

Lenovo launches ThinkPad X1 Carbon and slew of other tech gear at CES 2017

Lenovo launches ThinkPad X1 Carbon and slew of other tech gear at CES 2017

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon claims to be the lightest 14-inch business notebook in all the land...

Jan 3 2017, 6:03am CST

Google and FCA team to create Android-powered Uconnect system

Google and FCA team to create Android-powered Uconnect system

FCA and Google to show off Android-powered Uconnect system at CES 2017...

Jan 3 2017, 5:22am CST

SPACEX OFFERS UPDATE ON SEPTEMBER 1 ROCKET LOSS

SpaceX offers update on September 1 rocket loss

FAA offers first insights into fault that led to loss of Falcon 9 rocket...

Jan 3 2017, 5:06am CST

Nissan testing paint for cars that doesn't need washed

Nissan testing paint for cars that doesn't need washed

Paint sheds water and dirt like a duck...

Apr 28 2014, 2:21pm CDT

Toyota to Texas as automaker moves sales HQ from California

Toyota to Texas as automaker moves sales HQ from California

Toyota move will take several years to complete...

Apr 28 2014, 2:09pm CDT

Mount Everest Climbing Season ends after deadly avalanche

Mount Everest Climbing Season ends after deadly avalanche

Climbing season is cancelled...

Apr 28 2014, 1:47pm CDT

Game of Thrones latest episode better received than last week's

Game of Thrones latest episode better received than last week's

Not as much controversy this week as last...

Apr 28 2014, 1:30pm CDT