We saw the next generation of Intel hardware during this week at Intel's developer forum. This hardware promises vastly greater performance or vastly less power consumption in what could be a completely new class of devices.
Since the beginning of the PC, we have measured performance by MHz; Intel is signaling that is about to end, however, as they focus on adding cores rather than just speed to increase performance. They are currently selling two core products and indicated they have four core products in the development process, with more and more cores likely to follow. Read on at Designtechnica.