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Pre-caffeine tech: Carved pumpkins, costumed Corgies!

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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:

Happy Halloween! Google's doodle is celebrating with a bunch of 1,000-pound pumpkins!

There’s frightening fun to be found on your iPhone, iPad or Android device this Halloween. Find haunted houses to visit in your area, read spooky stories or turn a loved one into a ghost.

And thanks to the Creative Kit feature found in Google+, you can vamp out or zombify your (or your friends') photos in seconds.

Meanwhile, Google TV 2.0 is finally here, with apps from the Android market and a whole new user experience. But without agreements with content providers, it's hard to see how far it can get.

Facebook says hackers using stolen username and password credentials try to break into at least 600,000 accounts every day on the mammoth social networking site.

Netflix consumes 32.7 percent of the Internet's peak downstream traffic in North America, and "continues to be the most powerful driver of evening traffic, and for that matter, of daily traffic overall." 

Rumor has it Apple's working on a 15-inch version of the MacBook Air.

In other Apple news, consumers are complaining about iPhone 4S battery life.

Turns out, eBooks actually add weight to the Kindle.

In closing, 90 Corgies in costumes are still not enough!

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