Now that the second-quarter “earnings season” — when all of the biggest public tech companies spill their financial guts to the public — is over, and it was filled with a lot of weird stories that seemed a little outside of the mold that we normally see.

There weren’t any blockbuster product launches, huge advertising beats, wildly surprising numbers (outside of Netflix) or alarmingly large bouts of layoffs. Still, even beyond that, this quarter managed to deliver a surprisingly large number of interesting stories in just about every report.

With that, let’s take a quick look at some of the highlights from this quarter.