Rise of the netbooks; look for PC prices to drop for Christmas

In this Aug. 15, 2008 file photo, Hewlett Packard desktop computers on display at Best Buy in Mountain View, Calif. Sales of personal computers didn't live up to expectations over the summer, and now analysts predict shoppers will cut spending even more drastically in the all-important holiday quarter. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file) (Paul Sakuma - AP)

Sales of personal computers didn’t live up to expectations over the summer, and now analysts predict shoppers will cut spending even more drastically in the all-important holiday quarter.

So far, PC prices appear to be holding steady. But buyers may get better deals soon as computer companies try to avoid getting stuck with a pile of unsold inventory on Dec. 31.

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