Intel Predicts PC Prices Will not go any Lower
Some PCs have fallen to $399, but these models are considered by analysts to be low-end computers with non-Windows operating systems, such as Linux  and Be . Rebates or discounts is another factor to achieving lower prices.
In an effort to maintain market share and hold prices steady, Intel announced a collaboration with Microsoft  to create "Easy PC," designed for a population that is fearful of PCs or have decided they just don't need to own one. Easy PC models were unveiled at the show from NEC Packard Bell  and AST Computer .