Toshiba HD DVD Laptop To Be Sub-$1000 Blu-ray Killer?

UPDATEDToshiba announced that one of its laptops would come standard with an HD DVD drive for under $1,000 in time for Christmas. Citing easily available DVD-ROM/CD-RW drives as the cause for mainstream adoption of DVD, Toshiba believes that affordable HD DVD/DVD-RW drives will dictate the winner of the war. Battery drain is still a high-def movie disc issue, and laptop screens really don't do the 1080p content justice, but this isn't likely to hurt HD DVD adoption. Not that we wouldn't like to see a Blu-ray equipped Sony Vaio at that price. Think these HD DVD drives in the lappies are subsidized? [PC World]