Alaina YeeSenior Editor, TechHive

Alaina Yee is PCWorld's resident bargain hunter—when she's not covering PC building, computer components, mini-PCs, and more, she's scouring for the best tech deals. Previously her work has appeared in PC Gamer, IGN, Maximum PC, and Official Xbox Magazine. You can find her on Twitter at @morphingball.

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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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Watch Nvidia's GeForce Special Event with us on September 1!

Nvidia will likely announce the successor to its GeForce RTX 20-series graphics cards at long last. And we’ll be commenting live as it happens.

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August 2020 top product alerts: Unprecedented SSDs, blistering Ryzen laptops, and much more

This month’s round-up of the products we can’t wait to get our hands on, plus the best of those newly available.

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Best back-to-school deals on laptops, Chromebooks, and other gear

You can still find good prices on laptops and Chromebooks right now if you know where to look.

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Be Quiet's Pure Base 500DX is a cooler, deluxe version of its budget quiet case

The 500DX's mesh front addresses one of the bigger complaints about the standard Pure Base 500, while the ARGB light strips jazz up its minimalist look.

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Drown out distractions while WFH with these $40 wireless noise-cancelling Anker headphones

Anker's SoundCore Life Q20 is comfortable, with rich sound and solid noise-cancelling performance—and they're wireless to boot. Grabbing them at this low price is a no-brainer.

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July 2020 top product alerts: A Ryzen 4000 mini-PC and 8TB Samsung SSD lead the way

Tracking the most intriguing PC product reveals of July, we look at a Ryzen 4000 mini-PC from Asus, an 8TB Samsung SSD, a tricked-out Asus ROG gaming display, and many more enthusiast-caliber products.

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Halo: Master Chief Collection campaign co-op not working? Here's how to fix it

Struggling to finish the fight? Use these troubleshooting steps to fix Halo 3 campaign co-op issues on PC.

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How to build a $100 productivity PC with a Raspberry Pi 4

Whether as a first computer or a secondary machine, this project takes little time and costs far less than a basic x86 system right now.

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Silverstone's sprawling LD03 gets a slight facelift in its revamped 2020 version

Silverstone invoked the spirit of its beloved FT03 with the launch of last year's Lucid LD03 mini-ITX case. Now it's back with a tweaked version.

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How to fix audio problems on your Windows PC

If your computer audio abruptly stops working, you can try these simple steps in five minutes or less.

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How to share large video files on Android

Videos sent directly through text message or a chat app often end up tiny, blurry, and difficult to view—here's how to share them in all their glory.

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How to get Windows 10 cheap (or even for free)

Unlike taxes, paying full price for Windows 10 isn't inevitable. In fact, depending on your circumstances (and how much effort you're willing to spend), you could pay nothing for it.

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How to set up two PCs for streaming to Twitch or YouTube

Whether you’re pairing an older PC with a new build or freshly assembling two beefy systems, here’s how to link the necessary hardware and software together.

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How to use a Nintendo Switch Pro controller with a PC

You can do it over Bluetooth or with a wired USB cable.