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

From budget, to ultraportable, to gaming laptops, our top picks feature the best tech advances in laptop PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials, and include portables from HP, Dell, and Apple.

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

What is the best Fitbit? Our guide will help you find the one that best matches your activity level and habits, without spending more than you need.

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4K HDMI cables: How to cut through the marketing lingo and figure out what you actually need

You probably don’t need to buy a HDMI cable to go with your new TV, but here’s how to tell for sure.

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Cyber Monday 2018: All the best tech deals at Amazon, Target, Best Buy, Newegg, and more

Cyber Monday may not rival Black Friday, but you can still score some sweet deals on laptops, PC components, TVs, streaming devices, and more.

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How to pick the best GPU for a gaming laptop

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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Black Friday 2018: All of the best tech deals at Amazon, Target, Best Buy, Newegg, and more

Our comprehensive list of the juiciest Black Friday tech bargains will make your shopping simple, easy, and cheap.

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Black Friday 2018: The best early deals

You don't have to wait until November 23 for good tech deals: They've already begun rolling out. We'll keep updating this article with new ones as they emerge.

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Black Friday 2018 deals: The cheapest gaming PC you can build

This year, you can put together a Ryzen-based, FreeSync-ready gaming PC for just $272—including Windows.

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We're building a Fallout PC—and giving away its limited-edition case!

For our November live build, we're rolling a gaming PC with NZXT's gorgeous, limited-edition H700 Nuka-Cola case. Afterward, we'll give the case to one of you.

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Black Friday 2018: When the deals start, how to get the best prices on tech, and where to shop

Ready or not, holiday shopping season begins soon. Here's what you should know before you part with your cash during Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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Should you wait for Black Friday to upgrade your PC?

You can miss out on good sales on PC parts if you ignore Black Friday, but not every type of component is worth biding your time. Here's what you should wait for in 2018.

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10 killer PC upgrades that are shockingly cheap

Looking to put more pep in your PC's step? These surprisingly cheap PC upgrades and accessories do the trick without breaking the bank.

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Apple Mac Mini vs Intel NUC: The littlest Mac challenges Windows mini PCs to up their game

Apple has revamped its Mac Mini at last—so we pit it against Intel's top mini PC and its bleeding-edge hardware to see how it stacks up.

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Cooler Master MasterCase SL600M hands-on: This sleek PC case has room for a ton of storage

Our video tour (and teardown) of Cooler Master's SL600M, the company's newest case, reveals several unique features in this full-size tower.

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Follow along as we build a Twitch streaming PC!

For our vlog series, Alaina wants to jump into Twitch streaming—and she's taking it step by step. Part three is the building of the system...and it doesn't go as smoothly as she anticipated.