Intel Has announced the end of the "development phase" of new 32 nm chips, and slates them for Q4 2009.
Sources: Engadget and Wall Street Journal
Originally Posted by Engadget
According to Intel, the new chips incorporate second-generation high-k + metal gate technology with transistors that switch 22% faster than its current 45-nm Penryn chips. Why should you care? Well, the smaller chips are cheaper to manufacture which should translate to consumer savings. They also require less power than Intel's notoriously power-friendly Atom-class chips.