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Pre-caffeine tech: Instagram updates, Xbox owners

Dave Bledsoe via Gizmodo.
Dave Bledsoe via Gizmodo.

Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning.

Instagram is fixin' to add video-sharing, according to reports.

After four years of altering grades using credentials gained with keylogger equipment installed on professors' keyboards, three Purdue University students were finally busted.

Check out the "Cheetah-Cub" — looks like a robot, runs like a cat!

Good news everybody! Xbox 360 owners will be able to plug current-gen console into the Xbox One.

Here's Google's new plan to combat child pornography on the Internet.

Also, tech is bringing immortality closer, at least according to this one Google expert.

Meanwhile, some dude is in jail for putting E.T. in the freezer.

The world's largest solar boat just docked in New York City.

Also in New York City: AT&T Street Charge — charge your phone! On the street!

And here's where Manhattan's payphones go to die.

Compiled by Helen A.S. Popkin, who invites you to join her on Twitter and/or Facebook.