Intel is set to introduce its next-generation Atom processor, which will be the first redesign of the chip since it launched five years ago.
May 6 is the day Intel is expected to announce the refresh, which will be targeting a range of products from low powered tablets to smartphones and PCs.
The 22-nanometer Atom will follow Intel's mainstream Core processors with a speedy graphics chip and superior design.
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It's big news for Windows 8 tablets which currently struggle a little under the current Atom when it comes to multitasking. And the good news is that it will allegedly won't be any less generous when it comes to battery.
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The Silvermont micro-architecture of the new Atom will produce Merrifield processors for smartphones and Bay Trail processors for tablets.