Our fellow Americans: Welcome back from a three-day weekend of barbecues and fireworks! July is officially here in full force, and you won't need to feel like you missed out during that hamburger and hot dog coma, because we've rounded up all the hottest tech news from the long weekend and are presenting it here for your reading pleasure.
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With the release of the iPhone 6 still a few months off into the future and some of the biggest leaks already out there on the table, all the explosions this week were up in the skies, courtesy of the world's fireworks manufacturers. That doesn't mean there weren't some good news tidbits dropped this week, including some iPhone 6 rumors plus a little something for the Apple image-editing faithful.
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[Advertorial] You probably took a second language when you were in high school or college, be it by choice or by requirement. But if you want to speak one of the most important languages in the progamming world, you'll have to learn Python. Don't worry, because we have the perfect course to get you up to speed on it. The Pure Python Hacker Bundle is on sale in our latest Deal. Find out more after the jump.
Yesterday we referred to the United Kingdom as an "iPhone stronghold" in reference to the comparatively weak inroads that Samsung made with the Galaxy S5 in May; today, new research from Chitika only confirms Great Britain's affection for Apple's smartphone. According to a new study, the iPhone was responsible for almost half of the smartphone traffic in the UK in the second quarter of this year.
How about a few tasty morsels of iPhone 6 rumors before Americans get to enjoy a three-day weekend? There's a second date you may want to pencil in to your calendar, while the 4.7-inch model gets a new video.
If you've ever used the app Knock to unlock your Mac with an iPhone, you've probably felt a little bit like living in the future. But the developer of that software has much grander designs in mind, with a forthcoming release eyeing the ability to automatically sign into everything you do on the Mac. No word on when such a feature might arrive, but the Knock folks are taking on beta testers to help out. And with that, here's a fresh round of updates before we enjoy a work-free 4th of July, and we'll see you back here on Monday, July 7!
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[Advertorial] The Walking Dead is a media monster, with an extremely popular comic book series, heavily watched TV show, and award-winning game series. You can put yourself into the world of the Walking Dead and enjoy the adventures crafted by Telltale Games in the Walking Dead: The Game and the Walking Dead: 400 Days. Both are on sale now in our Deals tab. Find out more after the jump.