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.

Vizio settles FTC suit for $2.2 million

Vizio settles FTC suit for $2.2 million

Vizio isn't out of hot water yet, one court claims it sold sensitive information such as SSNs as well...

Feb 7 2017, 5:27am CST

2018 Dodge Durango SRT packs 475hp Hemi V8

2018 Dodge Durango SRT packs 475hp Hemi V8

Durango SRT can reach 60mph in 4.4 seconds...

Feb 7 2017, 5:11am CST

Electrolux gobbles up appliance maker Anova

Electrolux gobbles up appliance maker Anova

Deal is expected to close in Q1 2017...

Feb 7 2017, 4:57am CST

Leaked Galaxy S8 and LG G6 cases give up details on devices

Leaked Galaxy S8 and LG G6 cases give up details on devices

Leaked G6 cases show back fingerprint sensor and thicker device...

Feb 7 2017, 4:44am CST

T-Mobile comes in tops in digital marketing during Super Bowl

T-Mobile comes in tops in digital marketing during Super Bowl

Mexico avocados took second place in the report...

Feb 7 2017, 4:28am CST

nanoFlowcell Quant 48Volt to Debut in Geneva

nanoFlowcell Quant 48Volt to Debut in Geneva

Green supercar can reach 300 km/h...

Feb 6 2017, 6:26am CST

Apple and Facebook among the 97 tech firms opposing immigration plans in Washington state

Apple and Facebook among the 97 tech firms opposing immigration plans in Washington state

Tesla and Amazon are notable names missing from the document...

Feb 6 2017, 6:14am CST

GoDaddy says it's Super Bowl commercial was a big win

GoDaddy says it's Super Bowl commercial was a big win

62% of new GoCentral websites registered during the game were built in less than an hour...

Feb 6 2017, 5:54am CST

Lexus LC500, Kia Niro, and Alfa Romeo Super Bowl LI commercials drive the most interest

Lexus LC500, Kia Niro, and Alfa Romeo Super Bowl LI commercials drive the most interest

Edmunds compared traffic from Super Bowl Sunday to traffic on a typical sunday night...

Feb 6 2017, 5:27am CST

Super Bowl LI Lady Gaga Performance featured Intel Shooting Star Drones

Super Bowl LI Lady Gaga Performance featured Intel Shooting Star Drones

Intel drones provided the colorful background for Lady Gaga...

Feb 6 2017, 5:04am CST

Samsung MWC Teaser tipped to be for the Galaxy Tab S3

Samsung MWC Teaser tipped to be for the Galaxy Tab S3

Galaxy Tab S3 is tipped to be 5.6mm thinner than the outgoing model...

Feb 3 2017, 6:45am CST

Elon Musk pens letter stating why he is staying on President Trups Business Council

Elon Musk pens letter stating why he is staying on President Trups Business Council

Musk says he doesn't agree with the Presidents immigration order...

Feb 3 2017, 6:27am CST

Revell Control X-treme RC cars are controlled with VR Headset

Revell Control X-treme RC cars are controlled with VR Headset

VR Racer has a camera that sends live images to an app on your smartphone...

Feb 3 2017, 6:03am CST

Tap turns everything you touch into a keyboard

Tap turns everything you touch into a keyboard

Tap is a wearable device that can be used for single or double handed typing...

Feb 3 2017, 5:48am CST

Uber CEO steps down from Trump advisory council

Uber CEO steps down from Trump advisory council

Uber CEO outlined reasons in a letter to employees...

Feb 3 2017, 5:15am CST

Apple tipped to be working on it's own processor for Macs

Apple tipped to be working on it's own processor for Macs

Apple reportedly has no plans to abandon Intel chips at this time...

Feb 2 2017, 6:25am CST

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon plan to circulate open letter to President Trump

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon plan to circulate open letter to President Trump

Letter may not be circulated and all the companies that have signed on are unknown...

Feb 2 2017, 6:04am CST

EA Sports Madden NFL 17 Super Bowl LI Sim Has Patriots Winning

EA Sports Madden NFL 17 Super Bowl LI Sim Has Patriots Winning

Game predicts Tom Brady as Super Bowl MVP...

Feb 2 2017, 5:42am CST

Tesla's Quartet of self-driving cars had 182 "disengagements" in October and November 2016

Tesla's Quartet of self-driving cars had 182 "disengagements" in October and November 2016

The report is interesting, but analysts warn it's an imperfect metric...

Feb 2 2017, 5:25am CST

US Census Bureau offers up facts about Super Bowl LI Cities

US Census Bureau offers up facts about Super Bowl LI Cities

Houston, Texas is by far the largest city of the three involved with the big game this weekend...

Feb 2 2017, 5:06am CST

Puppy Bowl 2017: Time, Channel, Puppies and Everything You Need to Know

Puppy Bowl 2017: Time, Channel, Puppies and Everything You Need to Know

Three special needs pets are in the roster this year....

Feb 1 2017, 11:53am CST

Kitten Bowl IV is coming to the Hallmark Channel Sunday Feb 5

Kitten Bowl 2017: Time, Channel, Kittens and Everything You Need To Know

All pets in Kitten Bowl IV have been adopted....

Feb 1 2017, 11:49am CST

Maxim Party will be one of the biggest Super Bowl LI parties and you can buy tickets

Maxim Party will be one of the biggest Super Bowl LI parties and you can buy tickets

You can get a basic ticket for $750...

Feb 1 2017, 5:27am CST

Apple reports record $78.4 billion revenue for fiscal Q1

Apple reports record $78.4 billion revenue for fiscal Q1

Apple predicts a slow down for Q2...

Feb 1 2017, 5:11am CST

Samsung teases device for MWC 2017 unveil, could it be the Galaxy S8?

Samsung teases device for MWC 2017 unveil, could it be the Galaxy S8?

Samsung could surprise us all with the launch of the Galaxy S8 at MWC 2017...

Feb 1 2017, 4:58am CST

Telstra and Netgear team for Nighthawk M1 gigabit 4G LTE mobile router

Telstra and Netgear team for Nighthawk M1 gigabit 4G LTE mobile router

Router will launch in Australia next month...

Jan 31 2017, 7:08am CST

Kansas Man wins Bud Light Super Bowl Tickets for Life Contest

Kansas Man wins Bud Light Super Bowl Tickets for Life Contest

Finding the golden can was only the first step in the contest...

Jan 31 2017, 7:03am CST

Trump's next immigration reform targets work-visa programs

Trump's next immigration reform targets work-visa programs

Draft executive order could change how major tech firms operate...

Jan 31 2017, 5:55am CST

Google employees protest Trump immigration plan by walking off job

Google employees protest Trump immigration plan by walking off job

Google supported the protest...

Jan 31 2017, 5:23am CST

Honda, Amazon and Tasty team up for Super Bowl treats via "The Upgrade"

Honda, Amazon and Tasty team up for Super Bowl treats via "The Upgrade"

Fans must be in an Amazon Prime Now area to enjoy the free one-hour delivery...

Jan 31 2017, 4:55am CST

Wearable tech for diabetics aims to make monitoring the disease easier

Wearable tech for diabetics aims to make monitoring the disease easier

Wearable diabetes technology means easier monitoring and drug delivery for diabetics...

Jan 30 2017, 6:39am CST

BodyCap CEO talks about the electronics filled pill that measures temps from the inside

BodyCap CEO talks about the electronics filled pill that measures temps from the inside

The company is working on its second product right now...

Jan 30 2017, 6:21am CST

Wearable Technologies Conference 2017 kicks off in Europe Feb 7

Wearable Technologies Conference 2017 kicks off in Europe Feb 7

Conference will highlight wearable tech from some of the biggest firms in the industry...

Jan 30 2017, 5:58am CST

Google unveils $4 million crisis fund for immigration

Google unveils $4 million crisis fund for immigration

Google is only funding $2 million, the other $2 million has to be in donations by employees...

Jan 30 2017, 5:35am CST

VW becomes the world's biggest automaker

VW becomes the world's biggest automaker

VW pushed Toyota to second place in the global rankings...

Jan 30 2017, 5:03am CST

Hyundai Bringing five Ioniq models to Washington Auto Show

Hyundai Bringing five Ioniq models to Washington Auto Show

There will be a Ioniq hybrid, plug-in, electric, autonomous, and land speed record model at the show...

Jan 27 2017, 6:24am CST

Samsung Galaxy S8 Launch Pegged for March 29

Samsung Galaxy S8 Launch Pegged for March 29

Samsung Unpacked launch event to happen in NYC...

Jan 27 2017, 6:11am CST

Geek Builds iPhone SE Jenga Tower

Geek Builds iPhone SE Jenga Tower

Game of iPhone Jengo cost over $40,000 to setup...

Jan 27 2017, 5:46am CST

Microsoft posts financials for quarter ending December 31, 2016

Microsoft posts financials for quarter ending December 31, 2016

Microsoft's Azure revenue grew 95%...

Jan 27 2017, 5:22am CST

T-Mobile Boosts Houston LTE capacity ahead of Super Bowl LI

T-Mobile Boosts Houston LTE capacity ahead of Super Bowl LI

T-Mobile has made this network capacity increase in Houston permanent...

Jan 27 2017, 5:00am CST

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