We've been hearing rumors of AMD's Atom killer CPUs
for over a year
now. Unfortunately, vapor doesn't help the bottom line -- it does however explain AMD's conspicuous absence from the deluge of netbooks now trumping laptops for shelf-space
. AMD's CEO, Dirk Meyer, has promised on a few occasions (as recently as the Q3 earnings call) to unveil "Bobcat" in November
. So seeing the chips on display at tomorrow's analyst conference is pretty much a given. Check back then for all the details.