SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: April 24, 2012

The HTC One series appears to have brought HTC back up to speed for sales – we hope! The world is about to head to space to mine asteroids for precious metals – or just gold and platinum. Samsung has revealed a new application for Unpacked 2012 that'll reveal the Galaxy S3 without a doubt. Google Drive is all but official today – now we just have to see how big it's going to be!

Windows 8, the official release, is likely going to be out the first week of June in preview mode. AMD is bringing some 28nm gear to the market soon in the form of Radeon HD 7000M – hot! What's not hot for pirates, on the other hand and a completely different subject, is the makers of Hurt Locker's new action that'll have them hurting for real in the form of the law!

ARM is letting the world know that they've had a fabulous first fiscal quarter and carriers around the world for mobile data will be jumping for joy when the Galaxy S III from Samsung comes out. Nokia on the other hand has had its credit rating slashed – a bummer for the future of brightly colored phones. Apple users should keep their eyes open for another version of Flashback malware coming out this week.

Google has begun selling the Galaxy Nexus directly in HSPA+ for $399 – a deal! Check out how Samsung is also letting the USA know which of all their ICS capable devices will be updated this year. Also be sure to check out our reviews of both the XCom Global USB dongle from Huawei and the Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad.