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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.

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...

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

Rumors Suggest Andorid O might be Andorid Oatmeal Cookie

Rumors Suggest Android O might be Android Oatmeal Cookie

The final name should surface this fall with the Pixel 2 smartphone...

Jun 23 2017, 6:10am CDT

Problems Persist with iPhone Fingerprint Sensor, Shipments May be Delayed

Problems Persist with iPhone Fingerprint Sensor, Shipments May be Delayed

Problems might mean no iPhone 8 shipments until Q4 2017...

Jun 23 2017, 5:44am CDT

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...

Jun 22 2017, 5:55am CDT

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...

Jun 22 2017, 5:32am CDT

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...

Jun 21 2017, 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...

Jun 21 2017, 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...

Jun 20 2017, 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...

Jun 20 2017, 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...

Jun 19 2017, 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...

Jun 19 2017, 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...

Jun 16 2017, 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...

Jun 16 2017, 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...

Jun 15 2017, 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...

Jun 15 2017, 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

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