pcmag.comEU Fines Google $5.1B for Abuse of PowerGoogle's Android deals with smartphone manufacturers demanded they use Google's search bar and Chrome browser by default. According to European officials that breaks antitrust laws with the result being a huge fine and 90 day demand to end its practices.
pcmag.comCore i9 MacBook Pro Cooling Problems Kill PerformanceApple was too busy putting a Core i9 chip inside the MacBook Pro, they never stopped to think if they should. All the evidence suggests they definitely shouldn't have because it throttles below the chip's 2.9GHz base clock speed and can be slower than last year's Pro.
pcmag.comGoogle Assistant Now Offers 'Visual Snapshot' Of Your DayNow, when you open the Assistant app on your phone, it will show a 'visual overview of your day' including how long it'll take to get to work, any bills that are due, and meetings you're scheduled to attend. Google is rolling this out to Assistant on iOS and Android this week.
pcmag.comMicrosoft Revealing New Xbox Hardware on August 21We shouldn't expect a new generation of Xbox games consoles, but Microsoft isn't giving us any clue as to what exactly it has planned for the announcement. Is it just new Xbox hardware and game bundles for the holidays or something a little more surprising?