PC maker Gateway on Tuesday introduced new Digital Film Maker PC bundles designed to provide the hardware and software necessary for consumers to easily create home movies and burn them to a disc. The bundles bring together Gateway's own PCs and digital video editing software from Pinnacle Systems.
A bundle based on Gateway's 700X desktop line starts at $2,599; bundles based on its Gateway 600 XL notebook line start at $2,999. The desktop bundle includes a DVD burner, while the notebook bundle comes with a CD burner, according to Gateway. The PC maker is also offering digital video training classes and, for a limited time, $100 discounts on digital video cameras sold online and at its stores.