The kids over at Intel have released new information regarding the latest architecture for their processors. Some of the highlighted features that will be making their way onto your PC are: dual-core processing, 64-bit, 65nm process, virtualization, platformization and improved performance per watt. Basically what all of this means is that Intel will be taking a lot of little electrical things with big fancy words and putting them into computers to make the computer go vroom vroom fast! Intel is claiming all of the new features will improve the processor's performance per watt five times greater than the old Pentium 4's. And yes, how it is looking now Intel will be eyeing Apple machines for usage of this new architecture.
Intel's unified processor architecture [arstechnica]