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Pre-caffeine tech: Tablet drama, surfing dogs!

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Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning. Here's everything that you need to know before taking that first sip of coffee today: 

On Wednesday, Sept. 28, we're headed to an Amazon press conference in New York where we anticipate the company will launch the Kindle Fire tablet.

T-Mobile USA confirmed details on two upcoming super-powered Android phones, the Samsung Galaxy S II and the HTC Amaze, on Monday — but no iPhone.

A Facebook engineer frustrated by the social network's foot-dragging on the Facebook iPad app, supposedly ready since May, quit and has now gone over to Google.

Though, according to reports, Facebook will launch that long-awaited iPad app at the big iPhone5 launch next week.

Reports of Google+'s demise may have been greatly exaggerated, as the upstart social network exploded in traffic last week after the service opened up to the masses.

What's more, Google+ scored No. 1 Facebook game "Cityville."

Oh! And did you notice that the Google homepage looks particularly cheery today? That's because the search engine is celebrating its 13th birthday.

Beloved social book-marking service Delicious relaunched -- check it out!

In closing, dogs on a surfboard! (Be sure to scroll!)

— complied by Helen A.S. Popkin, who invites you to join her on Twitter and/or FacebookAlso, Google+.