Jan. 29, 2013 at 9:03 AM ET
Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning.
Apple just released a software update — iOS 6.1 — which gives you the ability to purchase movie tickets through Fandango using Siri, supports LTE capabilities for a bunch of carriers around the world and adds the ability to download individual songs from iCloud.
Meanwhile, we've heard plenty of rumors about Apple's intentions to start offering a higher capacity fourth-generation iPad, but now the new gadget is official: You can snag a 128GB iPad with Retina Display beginning on Feb. 5.
Check out this supersonic ping-pong gun fires balls at Mach 1.2 ... because why now?
I don't know about you, but I'm super psyched about Gawker's old tech rumor blog, Valleywag, rising from the dead.
In closing, a pug outsmarts winter! Go pug!