Google says that Jelly Bean is capable of adapting itself to present information in different ways depending on the size of the gadget it is running on.
7-inch slates will all pack a vertically-themed UI, while 10-inch slates will proceed with the landscape navigation and notifications interface.
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Not vertically challenged
There had been fears that the UI on the Nexus 7 was too similar to that on Android smartphones.
Computer World goes on to point out that this doesn't mean Jelly Bean on the Nexus 7 is just the smartphone version blown up. Various applications, including Gmail boast tablet-specific design and navigation.