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.

iPhone Came From Jobs' Hatred of a Microsoft Employee

iPhone Came From Jobs' Hatred of a Microsoft Employee

Effort started as a tablet before shrinking to become the iPhone...

11 hours ago

Virgin Mobile USA Goes iPhone Only, Year of Service is $1

Virgin Mobile USA Goes iPhone Only, Year of Service is $1

There are caveats on roaming voice and data that can get your $1 service terminated early...

11 hours ago

Apple iPhone 8 Case Leaks Support Previous Leaks

Apple iPhone 8 Case Leaks Support Previous Leaks

Leaked cases are seen on alleged iPhone 8 smartphones...

1 day ago, 5:53am CDT

Apple Has a Massive Team to Hunt Down Leakers

Apple Has a Massive Team to Hunt Down Leakers

Leakers flush parts down the toilet and hide them in bras...

1 day ago, 5:31am CDT

Special Gives you a Free Google Home with a Pixel XL Purchase

Special Gives you a Free Google Home with a Pixel XL Purchase

You do have to trade in "qualifying" paid-off and unlocked phones to take advantage...

2 days ago, 5:50am CDT

iPhone 8 Screen Protector Leaks

iPhone 8 Screen Protector Leaks

Screen protector shows a device that is almost all screen on the front...

2 days ago, 5:25am CDT

OnePlus 5 Details Surface in TV Commercial, Launch June 22

OnePlus 5 Details Surface in TV Commercial, Launch June 22

June 22 pegged as launch date for India...

3 days ago, 5:52am CDT

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Benchmarks Leak

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Benchmarks Leak

Official launch is expected in late August or early September...

3 days ago, 5:30am CDT

Foxconn Eyes Opening US-based Manufacturing Facility in Wisconsin

Foxconn Eyes Opening US-based Manufacturing Facility in Wisconsin

Michigan wants the facility as well...

6 days ago, 5:55am CDT

Microsoft Exec Says iPad Pro is Apple Following Microsoft

Microsoft Exec Says iPad Pro is Apple Following Microsoft

Microsoft head of Surface Ryan Gavin talks Surface hardware...

6 days ago, 5:34am CDT

Survey Claims 70M people Want an Apple HomePod

Survey Claims 70M people Want an Apple HomePod

People already owning Apple gear are more likely to buy a HomePod...

1 week ago, 5:05am CDT

Apple Plans to Integrate Digital Medical Records into the iPhone

Apple Plans to Integrate Digital Medical Records into the iPhone

Apple is reportedly participating in all sorts of medical information projects...

1 week ago, 4:50am CDT

Amazon Echo Speakers Finally Get Voice Call and Message Blocking

Amazon Echo Speakers Finally Get Voice Call and Message Blocking

No more unwanted calls or voicemails, at least for iOS users...

Jun 14 2017, 5:48am CDT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Finally Talks Apple's Autonomous Car Ambitions

Apple CEO Tim Cook Finally Talks Apple's Autonomous Car Ambitions

Cook goes on record, but reveals little about Apple's plans...

Jun 14 2017, 5:16am CDT

iOS 11 Takes Big Steps to Curb Distracted Driving

iOS 11 Takes Big Steps to Curb Distracted Driving

Features will be defeatable though...

Jun 13 2017, 5:33am CDT

Bitdefender BOX Protects Everything on Your Home Network

Bitdefender BOX Protects Everything on Your Home Network

Security appliance protects all your connected devices...

Jun 13 2017, 5:08am CDT

Fallout 4 VR to be a HTC Vive Exclusive

Fallout 4 VR to be a HTC Vive Exclusive

Fallout 4 VR lands in October...

Jun 12 2017, 6:07am CDT

Shady Dealings at Walmart for Nintendo Switch

Shady Dealings at Walmart for Nintendo Switch

Don't call and ask about stock, employees aren't above lying...

Jun 12 2017, 5:32am CDT

Apple to Roll Out Support for iMessage Customer Service Chat for Businesses

Apple to Roll Out Support for iMessage Customer Service Chat for Businesses

Business Chat will be integrated with Apple native apps...

Jun 9 2017, 6:33am CDT

Apple HomeKit Now Supports Hobbyist Builds

Apple HomeKit Now Supports Hobbyist Builds

HomeKit development supports Arduino and Raspberry Pi...

Jun 9 2017, 5:25am CDT

macOS High Sierra Improves Storage, Video, and Graphics

macOS High Sierra Improves Storage, Video, and Graphics

High Sierra brings lots of new features to Mac users...

Jun 8 2017, 6:32am CDT

Apple watchOS 4 Brings Fitness Features and More

Apple watchOS 4 Brings Fitness Features and More

Lots of new features and tech are coming in watch OS 4...

Jun 8 2017, 5:49am CDT

MacBook Air Update is Barely an Update at All

MacBook Air Update is Barely an Update at All

MacBook Air update was so minor that Apple didn't even mark it as new on the website....

Jun 7 2017, 6:06am CDT

Apple Rolls out Screen Repair Machines to 3rd Party Locations

Apple Rolls out Screen Repair Machines to 3rd Party Locations

Best Buy is first to get the repair machines...

Jun 7 2017, 5:46am CDT

iOS 11 Brings Files App and Lots More to iPad and iPhone this Fall

iOS 11 Brings Files App and Lots More to iPad and iPhone this Fall

iOS 11 gives Siri a new voice and more...

Jun 6 2017, 6:20am CDT

iPad Pro 10.5-inch and 12.5-inch Debut

iPad Pro 10.5-inch and 12.5-inch Debut

New iPads have impressive screen tech...

Jun 6 2017, 5:26am CDT

Galaxy Note 8 Leaks Point to Andorid 7.1.1 and 6.3-inch OLED

Galaxy Note 8 Leaks Point to Andorid 7.1.1 and 6.3-inch OLED

No Android O for the Galaxy Note 8 to start...

Jun 5 2017, 5:36am CDT

Leak Tips Windows 10 Pro for Workstation PCs Edition

Leak Tips Windows 10 Pro for Workstation PCs Edition

New flavor of Windows supports higher-end hardware...

Jun 5 2017, 5:18am CDT

Nintendo Switch Online Service Launches in 2018 for $20 a Year

Nintendo Switch Online Service Launches in 2018 for $20 a Year

No voice chat or lobby services will come with the Switch online service...

Jun 2 2017, 5:32am CDT

Apple Obsoletes Several MacBooks and iPhone 3GS June 30

Apple Obsoletes Several MacBooks and iPhone 3GS June 30

After products are marked obsolete, repairs through official channels disappear...

Jun 2 2017, 5:14am CDT

New MacBook and iPad Model Numbers Surface Ahead of WWDC

New MacBook and iPad Model Numbers Surface Ahead of WWDC

Apple registers new Mac and iPad models in Russia ahead of WWDC...

Jun 1 2017, 5:48am CDT

Apple Siri Speaker Production Underway Tips Rumor

Apple Siri Speaker Production Underway Tips Rumor

Siri Speaker may debut on June 5 at WWDC...

Jun 1 2017, 5:21am CDT

Nintendo Switch Availability Won't Improve Anytime Soon

Nintendo Switch Availability Won't Improve Anytime Soon

Blame Apple for the parts shortage and poor Switch availability...

May 31 2017, 6:01am CDT

Andy Rubin's Essential Phone Has Accessories That Click On

Andy Rubin's Essential Phone Has Accessories That Click On

Magnetic accessories, titanium and ceramic design, no logos, the Essential Phone has a lot to like...

May 31 2017, 5:33am CDT

MacBook Delivery Dates Lengthen Ahead of Rumored Refresh

MacBook Delivery Dates Lengthen Ahead of Rumored Refresh

Only 15-inch MacBook Pro delivery times are slipping....

May 30 2017, 5:47am CDT

Leaked Video May Show the Galaxy Note 8

Leaked Video May Show the Galaxy Note 8

Video shows a handfull of a smartphone...

May 30 2017, 5:23am CDT

Surface Pro 4 Firmware Update Fixes Touch Issues, Extends Battery Life

Surface Pro 4 Firmware Update Fixes Touch Issues, Extends Battery Life

Don't expect huge increases in battery life, but every bit helps...

May 29 2017, 6:10am CDT

Apple is Working on its Own AI Chip for iPhone Tips Rumor

Apple is Working on its Own AI Chip for iPhone Tips Rumor

Apple has made its own chips before to offload tasks...

May 29 2017, 5:51am CDT

WWDC 2017 Confirmed for June 5 at 10 AM PDT

WWDC 2017 Confirmed for June 5 at 10 AM PDT

Everyone can access the WWDC feeds when the event kicks off...

May 26 2017, 5:51am CDT

New iPhone 8 Rendering May be Our Best Glimpse Yet

New iPhone 8 Rendering May be Our Best Glimpse Yet

iPhone 8 rendering shows cameras and sensors in a front cutout area atop the display...

May 26 2017, 5:30am CDT