Alaina YeeReviews Editor, PCWorld

When not busy wrangling hardware, Alaina Yee covers mini-PCs and laptops for PCWorld. Previously, she’s written for PC Gamer, IGN, Maximum PC, and Official Xbox Magazine.

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The best laptops: Premium laptops, cheap laptops, 2-in-1s, and more

Our top picks feature the best tech advances in portable PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials, and include laptops from HP, Dell, and Apple.

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Follow along as we build a Twitch streaming PC!

For our new vlog series, Alaina wants to jump into Twitch streaming—and she's taking it step by step. Part two is the grand unboxing of all the parts.

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Best Fitbit: We help you choose the right one for your lifestyle

Find the best Fitbit for your activity level and habits, without spending more than you need.

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Laptop buyer's guide: What to get when everything's on sale

Planning to shop for a laptop during back-to-school sales? Here's how to spot a great deal among the ho-hum ones.

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Amazon Prime Day 2018: The best tech, electronics, PC, and mobile deals

Year four of Amazon's Prime Day sale is packed with good tech deals—and you can still find a few incredible gems, too. To help you skip straight to business, we're highlighting the best of the best.

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Best PC and PC component deals during Amazon Prime Day

Take advantage of sizable laptop, desktop, and PC part discounts during Amazon's shopping bonanza.

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How to pick the best gaming laptop GPU

The GPU in a gaming laptop matters, so here's everything you need to know about picking the right one for 720p, 1080p, or 1440p gaming, as well as esports.

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Amazon Prime Day 2018: Everything you need to know about Amazon's shopping extravaganza

It might only be summer, but Amazon wants you to pull out your wallet like it's Black Friday. Here's what you need to know about the retailer's upcoming sale bonanza on July 16th and 17th.

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Watch us give our RetroPie console a whole new look

Nintendo has re-released the NES Classic—so we've swapped our Raspberry Pi emulator system into a swanky new case to keep up with the times.

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Watch us build an over-the-top RGB PC

With RGB components everywhere these days, we decided to explore the world of multi-colored PC lighting. To do that, we're cramming as much of it as we can into a PC controlled by Asus's Aura Sync software.

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Nokia Steel HR review: A hybrid watch with a new name but old issues

Nokia's update to the Withings Steel HR is more than just cosmetic, but the company lets one notable weakness to continue to ride.

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Hades Canyon NUC review: Intel taps AMD's Radeon Vega graphics for a powerful mini-PC

Intel's Hades Canyon NUC may be the size of a VHS tape, but it has some serious gaming chops.

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How to register your own domain name

Reserve a website name before someone else beats you to it. Here's how to do that using a domain name registrar service.

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Best gaming PC deals: Desktops that offer better value than DIY

Need a new gaming PC? Avoid astronomical component prices by skipping the DIY route and buying one of these pre-built desktop systems instead.

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The best cheap cell phone plans: Slash your monthly bill with one of these MVNOs

Whether you need just a few voice minutes or gobs of cheap data, choosing a plan through an alternative carrier—aka mobile virtual network operator (MVNO)—lets you stay on your preferred network while saving a ton of cash.