Is November Win 8 Tablet Release Too Late?

Is November Win 8 Tablet Release Too Late?

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If Intel-based Windows 8 tablets launch in November, as one informed source expects, Microsoft would face a narrow window to play a role in the important holiday sales period....
Is November Win 8 Tablet Release Too Late?
           

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