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 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.

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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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Amazon Black Friday deals: The best tech at killer prices

Amazon is ground zero for Black Friday deals, and we've carefully curated a selection of the best.

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Black Friday deals: The cheapest gaming PC you can build

This year, you can put together a Ryzen-based gaming PC for just $370—and yes, it includes Windows.

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Black Friday 2017: The best early deals

Yes, that's right: Worthwhile tech deals have already begun rolling out. We'll keep updating this article with new ones as they emerge.

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Black Friday deals: PC and PC component steals

Laptops, processors, and video cards are on sale almost everywhere, but these particular deals will actually save you some real cash.

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Xbox One X PC Build: Can you do it for $500?

Under the hood, an Xbox One X is a collection of PC hardware. So we dug into current component prices to see if you can build a $500 system that matches its performance—and then we actually assembled and tested the PC.

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Xbox One X: Everything you need to know about Microsoft's powerful 4K gaming console

The Xbox One X is a powerful 4K-capable cousin of the Xbox One S. Here are all the details.

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Watch us build a SNES Classic RetroPie emulator console with Raspberry Pi

Who needs an SNES Classic? Join us as we build a Raspberry Pi 3-based emulator with all the same great looks as Nintendo's mini console—and even better features.

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The Full Nerd Episode 29: Threadripper review, final Core i9 specs, and an Intel eclipse

The PCWorld crew talk Threadripper performance, dish Core i9 specs and wonder if Intel will eclipse AMD?

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Watch us unbox the first Ryzen all-in-one, Dell's Inspiron 27 7000

Dell's Inspiron 27 7000 is the first all-in-one system to feature all-AMD configurations. We unbox our review sample for you to see—and open it up for a peek inside.

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The Full Nerd Episode 24: Core Wars. AMD and Intel go nuts, RAID $$$ and a Radeon shortage

The staff goes Full Nerd on 18-core CPUs, Intel VROC, Nvidia's amazing Max-Q and the Radeon shortage

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Dell’s Inspiron 27 7000 is the first Ryzen All-in-One PC, and it's upgradable too

Dell's Inspiron 27 7000 breaks many AiO stereotypes with its game-ready Ryzen-Radeon configurations and upgradable design.

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HP Spectre x360 (2017) review: The best just keeps getting better

The addition of active pen support and the option of a 4K UHD screen cements this convertible's status as our favorite.

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HP Spectre x360 15 (2017): This 15-inch convertible packs in premium features

The value you get from this 15-inch 2-in-1 laptop is impressive: A faster processor, higher-resolution screen, and bigger battery are now the standard in every configuration.