The Lenovo IdeaPad A1 is not a cutting-edge device. Nor is it a niche product that will attract a minuscule subsection of fawning geeks. But it is a 7-inch tablet that only costs $250. Your shamelessly cheap friends will be thrilled.
Samsung introduced a mess of new components for mobile devices that we're likely to start seeing in early 2010, including a 5MP camera capable of taking 1080p video and a couple powerful yet efficient chipsets.
Think about it folks. Same chip efficiency, double the speed. That's what British semiconductor designer ARM Holdings is promising with the introduction of its new Cortex-A8 processor, dubbed exquisitely, "fastest-ever processor for mobiles." I'm getting chills I am. Obviously, this chip would mean big, big things for…