Code-named "Conroe", Intel is set to demonstrate their successor to the Pentium 4 at this years Intel Developer Forum. The new chip will have a much lower power consumption, something greatly desired in modern computers, especially after the toasty Prescotts. Many new technologies are discussed each year at the IDF. This years will feature WiMax, EM64T, Virtualization and many others. According to the article, Intel has downplayed talk of future single-core offerings which means they may be wanting to move to a fully dual-core lineup, possibly even with Celerons. Very interesting stuff! Read the full article here
. This comes when Intel is already set to release in part with Apple the next-gen Apple machines featuring x86 Intel processors. Intel is obviously not slowing down by any means!