And just like that, summer ended. We hope you had a good one. Welcome back to the Weekender, a place where you can wring out that last few drops of the season before we buckle down for months of iPhones, smartwatches, and conferences as far as the eye can see. Think of it as an oasis before we all head to Thunderdome.

We're not sure if you've been on vacation all this time, but this week was an incredible one in tech news. Scroll down for more. But there's no rush. There's plenty of other things to do, and three days to do it. Let's get started, shall we?