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.

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...

2 days ago, 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...

2 days ago, 5:30am CDT

Apple Micro-LED Dispaly Trial Production Tipped for Late 2017

Apple Micro-LED Dispaly Trial Production Tipped for Late 2017

Late 2017 micro-LED production likely means Apple Watch Series 3 with OLED screen...

3 days ago, 5:58am CDT

Apple AirPods Firmware Update Rolls Out

Apple AirPods Firmware Update Rolls Out

AirPods update rolls out with no notes on what it fixes...

3 days ago, 5:27am CDT

Surface Pro hits Pre-order from $799

Surface Pro hits Pre-order from $799

Surface Pro goes all the way up to $2,699 for a top of the line version...

4 days ago, 6:07am CDT

Apple is Testing 5G Tech for iPhones of the Future

Apple is Testing 5G Tech for iPhones of the Future

Apple may see a future for iPhones that communicate directly with satellites...

4 days ago, 5:46am CDT

Nokia and Apple Call Truce in Patent Legal Battle

Nokia and Apple Call Truce in Patent Legal Battle

New deal is much better for Nokia than the old one...

5 days ago, 6:04am CDT

iPhone SE Grabs Top Spot on American Customer Satisfaction Index

iPhone SE Grabs Top Spot on American Customer Satisfaction Index

Are consumers who own small phones just happier in general?...

5 days ago, 5:26am CDT

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Concept Video Shows What We Might Expect

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Concept Video Shows What We Might Expect

Concept video shows what we might expect in the new Note 8...

6 days ago, 6:29am CDT

Apple Refuses to Pay Aussie Whose Beats Headphones Blew Up

Apple Refuses to Pay Aussie Whose Beats Headphones Blew Up

Apple points finger at battery maker for Beats explosion...

6 days ago, 5:58am CDT

Intel Flat Out Denies Rumor that it Licensed AMD GPU Tech

Intel Flat Out Denies Rumor that it Licensed AMD GPU Tech

Intel says that the rumor is untrue...

May 19 2017, 5:51am CDT

Apple Watch Could Get Internal Glucose Monitoring

Apple Watch Could Get Internal Glucose Monitoring, Accessory Smart Band More Likely

New rumor suggests glucose monitoring could be an integral part of the Apple Watch, but Tim cook was spied testing something di...

May 18 2017, 6:05am CDT

Apple Has Filed a Patent on a Pizza Box

Apple Has Filed a Patent on a Pizza Box

Patent shows a pizza box with some fancy features for keeping pies fresh...

May 18 2017, 5:34am CDT

Updated MacBook Air Tipped for WWDC Unveil

Updated MacBook Air Tipped for WWDC Unveil

Refreshed MacBook Air anyone?...

May 17 2017, 6:26am CDT

iPad Sales Decline Laid at the Feet of iPad mini

iPad Sales Decline Laid at the Feet of iPad mini

Ditching the iPad mini could make the iPad category look better overall...

May 17 2017, 6:07am CDT

Amazon Announces Sponsored Messages Bringing Ads to Alexa

Amazon Announces Sponsored Messages Bringing Ads to Alexa

Sponsored Messages will be in third party skills only... for now...

May 16 2017, 6:08am CDT

HTC U Ultra Gets Official Packing Snapdragon 821

HTC U Ultra Gets Official Packing Snapdragon 821

Smartphone can be had with sapphire glass over the display...

May 16 2017, 5:41am CDT

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Launch May 23? Will it or Won't It?

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Launch May 23? Will it or Won't It?

A refreshed Surface Pro 4 is likely...

May 15 2017, 6:05am CDT

WWDC Rumor Tips Siri Speaker and iPad Pro 2 Launch

WWDC Rumor Tips Siri Speaker and iPad Pro 2 Launch

Rumors suggest Siri speaker might have a screen...

May 15 2017, 5:27am CDT

Report Claims 10nm iPhone 8 Chip Production is Running Smoothly

Report Claims 10nm iPhone 8 Chip Production is Running Smoothly

At least one roadblock delaying iPhone 8 production has seemingly been solved...

May 12 2017, 6:00am CDT

Apple Watch Can Detect Atrial Fibrillation with 97% Accuracy with Cardiogram App

Apple Watch Can Detect Atrial Fibrillation with 97% Accuracy with Cardiogram App

App makes the Apple Watch a legitimate medical monitoring device for heart issues...

May 12 2017, 5:39am CDT

Leaked Image Claims to be the iPhone SE 2

Leaked Image Claims to be the iPhone SE 2

Four new iPhone models might be in the works...

May 11 2017, 5:52am CDT

New iPad Pro 2 Leak Points to June WWDC Launch

New iPad Pro 2 Leak Points to June WWDC Launch

New tablet is said to have a design similar to the iPhone 8...

May 11 2017, 5:32am CDT

ExxonMobil Apple Watch App may be the Best Use of Mobile Payments

ExxonMobil Apple Watch App may be the Best Use of Mobile Payments

Pay for fuel at Exxon right on your Apple Watch...

May 10 2017, 5:40am CDT

Apple Buys Beddit Sleep Tracking Company

Apple Buys Beddit Sleep Tracking Company

There is no word on how much Apple spent at this time...

May 10 2017, 5:06am CDT

Apple Unveils 3-year Smart Keyboard Repair Policy

Apple Unveils 3-year Smart Keyboard Repair Policy

Smart Keyboard not working? Apple Will fix it for three years....

May 9 2017, 5:53am CDT

Windows 10 S Might be the Way Back to Windows-on-ARM

Windows 10 S Might be the Way Back to Windows-on-ARM

Windows 10 S might be exactly what Microsoft hoped Windows RT would be...

May 9 2017, 5:37am CDT

Microsoft Teases New Mobile Phone Very Different From Current Offerings

Microsoft Teases New Mobile Phone Very Different From Current Offerings

New smartphone might look like the Hololens...

May 8 2017, 5:58am CDT

2017 MacBook Pro Update Might Disappoint

2017 MacBook Pro Update Might Disappoint

2017 update might only support 16GB RAM...

May 8 2017, 5:25am CDT

JPMorgan Analyst Thinks iPhone 8 will Launch in June

JPMorgan Analyst Thinks iPhone 8 will Launch in June

Analyst seems to be the only one who expects a June announcement...

May 5 2017, 8:13am CDT

Apple Beats Fitbit for the Top Wearables Spot

Apple Beats Fitbit for the Top Wearables Spot

Fitbit is on the decline as Apple rises...

May 5 2017, 6:03am CDT

Surface Laptop Pre-Order Available with Gift Card Deals

Surface Laptop Pre-Order Available with Gift Card Deals

Surface Laptop starts at $999....

May 4 2017, 8:06am CDT

iPhone Import Ban Could Happen if Qualcomm Gets Its Way

iPhone Import Ban Could Happen if Qualcomm Gets Its Way

Apple says it can't pay if the amount is in dispute...

May 4 2017, 6:03am CDT

Apple Patent App Outlines System for Tracking Calories via Apple Watch or iPhone

Apple Patent App Outlines System for Tracking Calories via Apple Watch or iPhone

Tracking system relies on RFID tags affixed to foods...

May 3 2017, 5:38am CDT

Tim Cook Hints at Apple's Wearable Revenues and They are Huge

Tim Cook Hints at Apple's Wearable Revenues and They are Huge

Apple's Wearable category is as big as a Fortune 500 company...

May 3 2017, 5:14am CDT

First-gen Apple Watch Warranty Extended for Another Year

First-gen Apple Watch Warranty Extended for Another Year

Extended warranty is at no cost and only covers battery issues...

May 2 2017, 5:58am CDT

New MacBook Pro Lacking a Touch Bar Rumored

Wild MacBook Pro 2017 Rumors Tip No Touchbar and No Physical Keys

Rumor says next MacBook Pro might not have physical keys...

May 2 2017, 5:40am CDT

iPhone OLED Forecasts Doubled in New Analyst Forecast

iPhone OLED Forecasts Doubled in New Analyst Prediction

iPhone 7S might get an OLED screen as well...

May 1 2017, 5:41am CDT

Sony PS5 Game Console Rumor Points to Second Half of 2018

Sony PS5 Game Console Rumor Points to Second Half of 2018

Launch in mid-2018 would be much earlier than past console launches...

May 1 2017, 5:09am CDT

Apple Patent Shows Off Future of Wireless Charging

Apple Patent Shows Off Future of Wireless Charging

Tech sends wireless power and data at the same time...

Apr 28 2017, 6:24am CDT