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 8 Touch ID sensor in the Power Button More Likely

iPhone 8 Touch ID sensor in the Power Button More Likely

Power button sounds like the most likely location for Touch ID...

1 day ago, 6:07am CDT

More Leaked Renderings Claim to Show Galaxy Note 8

More Leaked Renderings Claim to Show Galaxy Note 8

Note 8 is highly anticipated and expected for a September debut...

1 day ago, 5:45am CDT

iOS 10.3.3 Launches Adding Fixes and Security Updates

iOS 10.3.3 Launches Adding Fixes and Security Updates

Big update to iOS 11 is expected this fall...

2 days ago, 6:04am CDT

Rumor Claims New iPhone SE to Launch in August

Rumor Claims New iPhone SE to Launch in August

This rumor is sketchy, but almost makes sense...

2 days ago, 5:43am CDT

Samsung to Make iPhone Chips Again in 2018 Says Rumor

Samsung to Make iPhone Chips Again in 2018 Says Rumor

Samsung and TSMC will now share some orders for coming iPhone models says rumor...

3 days ago, 6:02am CDT

OnePlus 5 has a Dangerous Flaw with 911 Operation Tips Report

OnePlus 5 has a Dangerous Flaw with 911 Operation Tips Report

Smartphone reboots if you dial emergency services...

3 days ago, 5:34am CDT

Nokia 8 Image Leaks, Launch Expected July 31

Nokia 8 Image Leaks, Launch Expected July 31

Nokia 8 smartphone tipped to sell for about $700...

4 days ago, 6:06am CDT

Morgan Stanley Analyst Says iPhone Super Cycle Pushed into 2018

Morgan Stanley Analyst Says iPhone Super Cycle Pushed into 2018

Analyst says new iPhone features will be compelling, but late...

4 days ago, 5:35am CDT

Galaxy Note 8 Renderings Claim to Show Final Design

Galaxy Note 8 Renderings Claim to Show Final Design

Galaxy Note 8 will look good if these images are accurate...

5 days ago, 6:02am CDT

New iPhone 8 Rumors Tip Touch ID Sensor on the Power Button

New iPhone 8 Rumors Tip Touch ID Sensor on the Power Button

Touch ID on the side might be just the ticket...

5 days ago, 5:41am CDT

BlackBerry KEYone Lands at Sprint

BlackBerry KEYone Lands at Sprint

Device sells for $528 or $22 monthly...

Jul 14 2017, 6:03am CDT

Samsung Gets in on the Note 8 Leak Action

Samsung Gets in on the Note 8 Leak Action

Samsung Exynos account tweeted an image that matches up with leaked renderings of the Note 8...

Jul 14 2017, 5:36am CDT

Apple Sneaks Screen Recording and Start Broadcast Features into iOS 11

Apple Sneaks Screen Recording and Start Broadcast Features into iOS 11

This might be the best way to teach mom and dad how to operate the iPhone...

Jul 13 2017, 5:26am CDT

Verizon Wireless Partner Left Data on 6 million Users in the Open

Verizon Wireless Partner Left Data on 6 million Users in the Open

Verizon says the data wasn't accessed by any third party...

Jul 13 2017, 5:07am CDT

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Launch Date Moved Up Says Rumor

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Launch Date Moved Up Says Rumor

Rumors claim launch happens on September 10...

Jul 12 2017, 5:26am CDT

Rendering Claims to Show Google Pixel XL 2017 Smartphone

Rendering Claims to Show Google Pixel XL 2017 Smartphone

No word on the official name, price or launch date at this time...

Jul 12 2017, 4:56am CDT

Microsoft Wants to Use White Space to Bring 2 Million Americans Online

Microsoft Wants to Use White Space to Bring 2 Million Americans Online

FCC still has to approve the plan...

Jul 11 2017, 5:59am CDT

iPhone 8 Could Start at $1,200 Says Report

iPhone 8 Could Start at $1,200 Says Report

Source of the pricing speculation has been correct with Apple products in the past...

Jul 11 2017, 5:42am CDT

Google Home and Chromecast Bundle Aims to Take Amazon's Thunder

Google Home and Chromecast Bundle Aims to Fight Amazon's Prime Day Deals

Google has its own deal running right alongside Prime Day...

Jul 10 2017, 6:15am CDT

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Leaked Render Shows Front

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Leaked Render Shows Front

New leak shows another view of the alleged Galaxy Note 8...

Jul 10 2017, 5:51am CDT

Samsung Galaxy Note FE Launches in South Korea

Samsung Galaxy Note FE Launches in South Korea

Phone is only available in South Korea...

Jul 7 2017, 5:48am CDT

Red Hydrogen One Smartphone is a $1,200 Holographic Screen Beast

Red Hydrogen One Smartphone is a $1,200 Holographic Screen Beast

Smartphone comes in titanium or aluminum and the specs are a mystery...

Jul 7 2017, 5:25am CDT

Nintendo Says there are More Unannounced Switch Games Coming

Nintendo Says there are More Unannounced Switch Games Coming

The coming games will take advantage of the unique features of the Switch...

Jul 6 2017, 5:49am CDT

Some Google Pixel Smartphones Fail at Installing July 2017 OTA Update

Some Google Pixel Smartphones Fail at Installing July 2017 OTA Update

Affected devices are on Google Fi, rogers, and T-Mobile networks...

Jul 6 2017, 5:31am CDT

More iPhone 8 Rumors Surface, Second Analyst Says No Touch ID

More iPhone 8 Rumors Surface, Second Analyst Says No Touch ID

Second analyst agrees that no touch ID fingerprint scanner will be featured on the iPhone 8...

Jul 5 2017, 5:54am CDT

Leak Claims to Show Galaxy Note 8 Rear Camera

Leak Claims to Show Galaxy Note 8 Rear Camera

One leak says fingerprint scanner beside the cameras, the other says further down the back of the phone...

Jul 5 2017, 5:26am CDT

Apple Face Scanning Tech will Unlock Phone and Authorize Payments

Apple Face Scanning Tech will Unlock Phone and Authorize Payments

Face scanning promises faster unlocks and more security....

Jul 4 2017, 6:23am CDT

Ming-Chi Kuo Says No iPhone 8 Touch ID Under Screen

Ming-Chi Kuo Says No iPhone 8 Touch ID Under Screen

No Touch ID sensor anywhere for iPhone 8?...

Jul 4 2017, 5:09am CDT

Apple Now Offers Refurbished Apple Pencil for iPad Pro

Apple Now Offers Refurbished Apple Pencil for iPad Pro

If you are shopping for Apple gear on a budget, the best way to save some money on the items is by purchasing them as official...

Jul 3 2017, 6:34am CDT

iOS 11 Do Not Disturb While Driving Feature Detailed

iOS 11 Do Not Disturb While Driving Feature Detailed

Calls still work when connected via Bluetooth...

Jul 3 2017, 5:56am CDT

Sony Music is Ready to Make Vinyl Records in Japan

Sony Music is Ready to Make Vinyl Records in Japan

Vinyl record production to start next spring...

Jun 30 2017, 5:57am CDT

Casemaker Olixar Leaks Alleged Galaxy Note 8 Cases

Casemaker Olixar Leaks Alleged Galaxy Note 8 Cases

Leak contradicts a leak from earlier in the week...

Jun 30 2017, 5:35am CDT

iPhone 8 Could be Delayed Due to Poor OLED Yields tips Report

iPhone 8 Could be Delayed Due to Poor OLED Yields tips Report

Samsung Display is only said to offer as many as 4 million screens for launch...

Jun 29 2017, 5:55am CDT

Samsung Unveils New Camera Sensors for Smartphones

Samsung Unveils New Camera Sensors for Smartphones

ISOCELL Dual sensor is expected to be used in the Galaxy Note 8...

Jun 29 2017, 5:36am CDT

Star Fox 2 Launch Happened 22 Years Later

Star Fox 2 Launch Happened 22 Years Later

Game was fully completed in the '90s but never launched...

Jun 28 2017, 6:21am CDT

Killswitch found for NotPetya Ransomware

Killswitch found for NotPetya Ransomware

Vaccination is as easy as copying and renaming a file in the Windows folder...

Jun 28 2017, 5:28am CDT

Google Pixel 2 Tipped for Snapdragon 835 and Two Screen Sizes

Google Pixel 2 Tipped for Snapdragon 835 and Two Screen Sizes

Larger device is tipped for very thin bezels and an OLED screen...

Jun 27 2017, 6:38am CDT

Galaxy Note 8  Promo Leak Shows Dual Cameras and a Fingerprint Scanner

Galaxy Note 8 Promo Leak Shows Dual Cameras and a Fingerprint Scanner

Leak gives us a glimpse at what the Galaxy Note 8 will look like...

Jun 27 2017, 6:11am CDT

Google to Stop Email Scanning on Consumer Gmail

Google to Stop Email Scanning on Consumer Gmail

No more email scanning to target ads...

Jun 26 2017, 5:58am CDT

Samsung Gear S4 Smartwatch Rumors Point to Cool Charging Tech

Samsung Gear S4 Smartwatch Rumors Point to Cool Charging Tech

Gear S4 rumor points to wireless charging using a smartphone case...

Jun 26 2017, 5:36am CDT