Oct. 8, 2012 at 8:52 AM ET
Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning.
Apple is readying 10 million iPad minis, says the Wall Street Journal.
Also, if you're getting a purple halo on your iPhone 5 photos, Apple says you're probably holding it wrong.
In Facebook news, there is no Facebook price grid for membership. That's a hoax.
Sophos security also advises you look out for fake games with Bad Piggies -- 82 Chrome users have been hit with malware.
In related news, here's how you can stop your dumb friends from spreading malware.
Miss Manners has weighed in on sentiments in the digital age: Never email the words "sorry your mom died."
Speaking of which, here are the 9 things you absolutely must do when an online date goes IRL.
In closing, 16 kids who are not excited about Halloween.
Compiled by Helen A.S. Popkin, who invites you to join her on Twitter and/or Facebook. Also, Google+.