When Android 5.0 “Jelly Bean” launches this fall, it will appear first on several new mobile devices sold by Google itself as part of the “Nexus” line.
That’s according to a Tuesday story in the Wall Street Journal, which reports that Google is shifting its Android strategy so that it will not only give select mobile-device makers early access to new releases, but will also sell the resulting devices unlocked directly to consumers. More
Clementine and Oliver
Photograph by Devan Sreedhar
Clementine and Oliver rest on a picnic table after playing in the dog park.
Tablets may be the next big thing in mobile computing, but don’t count out ultrabooks just yet. At least not until you’ve given Lenovo’s Thinkpad X1 Carbon—a feather-weight, carbon fiber workhorse a closer look. It’s tough, it’s light, and you don’t have to be an office drone to crave it. More