Alaina YeeSenior Editor, PCWorld

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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Acer Swift 7 review: The world's thinnest laptop is starving for power

Acer's Swift 7 dethrones HP's Spectre 13.3 by being just 9.9mm at its skinniest point, but it sheds more than just slivers of an inch.

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Brix Gaming UHD (GB-BNi7HG4-950) review: A lot of performance in a little PC

This mini-PC looks good on a shelf or a desk, isn’t too loud, and offers better performance than traditional (and larger) gaming consoles.

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Asus ZenBook 3 review: This MacBook clone is powerful but too faithful to the original

You get great performance in this compact ultrabook, thanks to a 15-watt Kaby Lake processor and other high-end parts, but its single port for data and charging limits its general appeal.

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The Full Nerd Episode 8: Gaming laptops, 4K gaming, and a $500 PC build showdown

Gordon, Brad, and Alaina show off awesome gaming laptops, talk 4K, and throw down in an epic $500 PC build contest.

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Alienware fills its new laptops with GTX 10-series graphics

Alienware used PAX West to announce revamped 13, 15, and 17 laptops, with new chassis and thermal designs plus GTX 1060, 1070, and 1080 GPUs.

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The Full Nerd Episode 5: Kaby Lake-X, the best new budget graphics card, and one honkin' hard drive

Gordon, Brad, and Alaina run through the latest rumors about Intel's new desktop CPUs, Brad reveals which GPU hits the sweet spot, and Seagate's hard drive sees 10TB.

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The Full Nerd Episode 4: What the GeForce GTX 1060 and Radeon RX-480 kill, and what Gordon builds on a budget

It's Budget Week for Full Nerd: Alaina, Brad and Gordon discuss the latest low-cost GPUs, and Gordon tried to pinch pennies better than PCPartPicker.

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Amazon Prime Day 2016: We pick the best electronics, PC, and mobile deals

It's year two of Amazon's Prime Day sale—and you'll still need to wade through a lot of fluff to get to the solid deals. We've highlighted the best of the tech bunch.

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Gigabyte's newest Brix system will expand tiny gaming-PC options later this year

With discrete graphics and a quad-core processor, Gigabyte's next Brix Gaming mini-PC will provide gamers seeking a compact but higher-performing system an alternative to Intel's NUCs. And it's not the only new member of the family.

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The Full Nerd Episode 1: Intel's Skull Canyon NUC and GeForce GTX 1070 vs. GTX 1080

The Full Nerd goes official, with Gordon Mah Ung, Alaina Yee, and Brad Chacos at the mics. Tune in every two weeks for unapologetically nerdy hardware discussion.

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Intel NUC6i7KYK review: This Skull Canyon NUC smashes all mini-PC preconceptions

Packed with a quad-core processor and Intel's highest-end graphics, the latest Next Unit of Computing was designed to play games. The kicker is that you actually can.

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LG Gram 15 review: You won't find a more portable 15-inch laptop

With a 15.6-inch screen squeezed into a 2.14-pound body, LG's biggest ultrabook is impressive despite its flaws.

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The mighty mini-PC: These little computers can have big uses

Don’t let their size fool you—our reviews show just how these computers can be titans in an office, home theater, and more.

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Intel NUC5i7RYH review: The poster child of mini-PCs still leads the pack

It's not cheap, but getting higher-end performance rarely is.

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Gigabyte Brix GB-BXA8-5557 review: This noisy mini-PC packs a punch

Silence may be golden, but if you can deal with fan noise, this compact bare-bones system provides a lot of performance for a low amount of dough.