Oct. 26, 2012 at 9:22 AM ET
Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning.
Be careful about approaching your friends and colleagues this Friday morning. They might be a bit irritable due to their inability to get a dose of GIFs and Ryan Gosling memes on Tumblr. Yes, the popular blogging service is down.
And expect the iPad Mini two weeks later than originally expected.
Tablet sales increased in the last year, and it appears that Android accounted for more of that growth than the current champion, iOS. Apple is still on top, but for how long?
Microsoft, meanwhile launched Windows 8, the latest version of its operating system, a version it hopes will be modern enough to keep existing users and draw new ones to it.
Paranormal investigator Joe Nickell has busted a lot of ghostly myths over the past 40 years — but the spookiest part of his job comes when he actually catches a ghost red-handed.
And because this never gets old: More pets in Halloween costumes!