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.

Microsoft, Acer Talk Shipping of Mixed Reality Dev kits

Microsoft, Acer Talk Shipping of Mixed Reality Dev kits

Acer MR headsets are the first to ship...

Mar 3 2017, 6:32am CST

iPhone SE refresh not expected in first half of 2017

iPhone SE refresh not expected in first half of 2017

Sales decline predicted during the first half of 2017...

Mar 3 2017, 6:17am CST

Analyst says 2017 iPhone models to get Lightning and USB-C fast charge

Analyst says 2017 iPhone models to get Lightning and USB-C fast charge

Apple won't ditch the Lightning connector according to analyst...

Mar 3 2017, 5:55am CST

California high school made millions in Snap IPO

California high school made millions in Snap IPO

School invested $15,000 in Snap's first round of funding...

Mar 3 2017, 5:37am CST

Nokia 3310 Launch makes Sense for emerging markets

Nokia 3310 Launch makes Sense for emerging markets

Nokia 3310 will help get 2G users familiar with the brand...

Mar 3 2017, 5:19am CST

Nintendo Switch GameStop Sales start at Midnight

Nintendo Switch GameStop Sales start at Midnight

Over 3,000 GameStop stores to open at midnight...

Mar 2 2017, 6:12am CST

Best Buy says Nintendo Switch lands at over 600 Stores at 12:01 AM Friday

Best Buy says Nintendo Switch lands at over 600 Stores at 12:01 AM Friday

Not all stores will open early...

Mar 2 2017, 5:59am CST

Sources claim Snap has worked on a 360-degree camera

Sources claim Snap has worked on a 360-degree camera

No word on if the camera will ever come to market...

Mar 2 2017, 5:48am CST

5th Grader Suggests Tesla fan-made commercial contest

5th Grader Suggests Tesla fan-made commercial contest

Letter was mailed to Twitter CEO Elon musk and share with him via twitter...

Mar 2 2017, 5:33am CST

Original Facbook VC Talks what Snap has to do for success

Original Facbook VC Talks what Snap has to do for success

Chien doesn't plan to buy into Snap...

Mar 2 2017, 5:16am CST

Female Tesla Engineer files suit alleging harassment

Female Tesla Engineer files suit alleging harassment

Tesla's independent investigator says claims are unfounded...

Mar 1 2017, 6:28am CST

NVIDIA unveils Geforce GTX 1080 Ti video card

NVIDIA unveils Geforce GTX 1080 Ti video card

Card is faster and cheaper than its predecessor...

Mar 1 2017, 6:10am CST

Brabus 650 Cabrio Packs 650hp

Brabus 650 Cabrio Packs 650hp

Brabus 650 Cabrio to debut at Geneva motor show...

Mar 1 2017, 5:52am CST

Amazon Web Services outage takes Netflix, Spotify, others offline

Amazon Web Services outage takes Netflix, Spotify, others offline

No word on what caused the outage...

Mar 1 2017, 5:34am CST

Snap looks beyond Spectacles with possible drone in the works

Snap looks beyond Spectacles with possible drone in the works

Snap has made no comment on the drone...

Mar 1 2017, 5:17am CST

Boston Dynamics' Handle Wheeled Robot Leaks

Boston Dynamics' Handle Wheeled Robot Leaks

Bot has two wheels and can jump...

Feb 28 2017, 6:34am CST

Leaked Galaxy S8 image Appears to Show reversible Buttons

Leaked Galaxy S8 image Appears to Show reversible Buttons

Leaked video shows common Android button layout...

Feb 28 2017, 6:22am CST

Connected kids toy CloudPets Leaks millions of voice messages

Connected kids toy CloudPets Leaks millions of voice messages

2.2 million voice recordings leaked online...

Feb 28 2017, 5:53am CST

Amazon is working on improved voice tech for Alexa

Amazon is working on improved voice tech for Alexa

Voice ID would know who was talking to Alexa...

Feb 28 2017, 5:39am CST

Raspberry Pi Zero W Crams Wireless Connectivity into Cheap Dev Board

Raspberry Pi Zero W Crams Wireless Connectivity into Cheap Dev Board

Zero W expands on the original with wireless connectivity...

Feb 28 2017, 5:18am CST

HTC Vive Tracker makes anything a VR peripheral for VR Gaming

HTC Vive Tracker makes anything a VR peripheral for VR Gaming

Vive Tracker goes on sale in late March for Developers...

Feb 27 2017, 6:39am CST

Lenovo Miix 320 Laptop runs Windows, Priced like a Chromebook

Lenovo Miix 320 Laptop runs Windows, Priced like a Chromebook

Miix 320 starts at $199...

Feb 27 2017, 6:26am CST

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Rocks a 4K HDR Display

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Rocks a 4K HDR Display

Smartphone camera does the slowest slow motion in the business...

Feb 27 2017, 6:13am CST

Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus Promise Long Runtime and Metal construction for All

Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus Promise Long Runtime and Metal construction for All

Both devices will launch in the US come March...

Feb 27 2017, 5:53am CST

GlocalMe smartphone is the first CloudSIM mobile device

GlocalMe smartphone is the first CloudSIM mobile device

Smartphone is designed to give you local service at local rates wherever you are...

Feb 27 2017, 5:32am CST

iPad supply chain partners expected to have poor Q1 2017 sales

iPad supply chain partners expected to have poor Q1 2017 sales

Q1 2017 sales will plunge for iPad supply chain partners...

Feb 24 2017, 7:02am CST

iPhone 8 stacked logic board tipped to allow for larger battery

iPhone 8 stacked logic board tipped to allow for larger battery

Chinese users expected to really want an upgrade to the iPhone 8...

Feb 24 2017, 6:17am CST

Wikipedia has been host to bot wars that rage for years

Wikipedia has been host to bot wars that rage for years

Software bots undoing each others edits is a common thing and the wars rage for years...

Feb 24 2017, 6:04am CST

Amazon fighting in court to deny access to Echo voice recordings in murder case

Amazon fighting in court to deny access to Echo voice recordings in murder case

Amazon is fighting the request for audio files in court...

Feb 24 2017, 5:44am CST

iPhone 7 Plus catching fire caught on video

iPhone 7 Plus catching fire caught on video

Apple is investigating the cause of the fire...

Feb 24 2017, 5:21am CST

LG Launches 2017 Super UHD TV Line with Nano Cell tech

LG Launches 2017 Super UHD TV Line with Nano Cell tech

LG TVs are packed with tech for better colors and picture...

Feb 23 2017, 6:58am CST

Apple Park Opens in April

Apple Park Opens in April

Spaceship Campus is officially Apple Park...

Feb 23 2017, 6:41am CST

iPhone 8 to get front camera with 3D space sensing ability

iPhone 8 to get front camera with 3D space sensing ability

More iPhone 8 rumors suggesting facial recognition...

Feb 23 2017, 6:14am CST

Samsung Exynos 9 Series is the first processor to use 10nm FinFET process

Samsung Exynos 9 Series is the first processor to use 10nm FinFET process

Exynos 9 Series 8895 is in mass production now...

Feb 23 2017, 5:32am CST

Samsung 2017 QLED TV line Verified for 100% Color Volume

Samsung 2017 QLED TV line Verified for 100% Color Volume

Samsung says it is first to receive this verification...

Feb 23 2017, 5:12am CST

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...

Feb 21 2017, 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...

Feb 21 2017, 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...

Feb 21 2017, 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...

Feb 21 2017, 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...

Feb 21 2017, 5:43am CST

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