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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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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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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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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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.

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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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The Full Nerd Episode 64: GeForce RTX Arrives!

Join the Full Nerd crew as they discuss the exciting—and brave new world—of the GeForce RTX and real-time ray tracing

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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.