toshiba logoWith netbooks and nettops pulling overall prices for personal computers down, Toshiba president Norio Sasaki says the company plans to launch several new PCs that will cost $599 or less.

It’s not clear at the moment whether these new machines will be netbooks along the lines of the Toshiba Mini NB205 or just low cost laptops. But Sasaki’s comments provide more evidence that netbooks have changed the way consumers and computer companies are thinking about PC prices and features.

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