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Pre-caffeine tech: Mountain Lion, unicorns! 

BuzzFeed via ESPN The Magazine
BuzzFeed via ESPN The Magazine

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.

Mountain Lion — the latest version of Apple's OS X — is now available in the Mac App Store for $19.99. And it's definitely a worthwhile operating system upgrade. Here's why.

Here's how to prepare your Mac for Mountain Lion.

And here's what Skype shares with law enforcement officials

New numbers from ComScore show that users of feature phones are upgrading to smartphones at record rates, and are overwhelmingly choosing Android for their new platform.

One of the Kindle's most useful features is the built-in 3G that lets you download purchased books and other media at no extra charge wherever you are. It can also be used in the "experimental Web browser," but it seems that they've begun clamping down on bandwidth.

Pebble Technology, the reigning champion of Kickstarter projects, has made a slightly disappointing announcement on its project page. 

A police officer in New Jersey is charged with two felonies for "misusing his police powers for personal reasons" (to contact a woman).

An anti-bigotry gaming site was hacked and defaced by bigots.

Looks like Twitter is planning a reality show.

And BuzzFeed says one of the best running backs in football got to hang out with a "unicorn."

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