SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: April 24, 2012

Apr 24, 2012
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Happy Tuesday, everyone. It's time for the evening wrap-up where we check out all the big stories that made headlines today. And we can't talk about big stories today without mentioning Apple's quarterly earnings call - Apple Q1 earnings top entire history. By comparison, everything else might be a secondary story, but there is good news for the anti-Apple (i.e., Android) crowd. The Asus Transformer TF101 gets ICS update. And if you're more interested in the latest emerging news and trends, you have to check this out - Planetary Resources asteroid mining made a reality.

Featured: So, in our featured article category today, we have a couple awesome in-depth analyses. First up, you may have been hearing a lot about Google Drive lately, but what do we know so far? SlashGear 101: What is Google Drive? And we also delve into the consumer electronics file with a new review in the world of e-readers. Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight review. Barnes & Noble is trying to go back to the e-ink lifestyle. There's something to be said for simplicity.

Gmail, iCloud, and iPhone mini: So, let's take a look at the other stories catching on fire on SlashGear today. A nice bit of news for all you Google people out there - Gmail gets 10GB bump plus Google Drive bonuses. Speaking of cloud-based things, Apple is also doing quite well in that space: Apple's iCloud hits 125 million users since launch. And finally, in other Apple news, we have a new bit of info about what could be a new entry in the iPhone family - iPhone mini will be half the size.


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