Alaina Yee

Reviews Editor

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.

Nokia Steel HR review: A hybrid watch with a new name but old issues

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

Watch us build an over-the-top RGB PC

Watch us build an over-the-top RGB PC

With RGB components everywhere these days, we decided to explore the world of multi-colored PC lighting. To do that, we're cramming as much of it as we can into a PC controlled by Asus's Aura Sync software.

The best laptops: Ultrabooks, budget PCs, 2-in-1s, and more
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The best laptops: Ultrabooks, budget PCs, 2-in-1s, and more

Our top picks feature the best tech advances in portable PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials, and include laptops from HP, Dell, and Apple.

Best gaming PC deals: Desktops that offer better value than DIY
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Best gaming PC deals: Desktops that offer better value than DIY

Need a new gaming PC? Avoid astronomical component prices by skipping the DIY route and buying one of these pre-built desktop systems instead.

10 killer PC upgrades that are shockingly cheap
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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.

How to pick the best gaming laptop GPU
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How to pick the best gaming laptop GPU

Confused when navigating all the holiday sales? Here's everything you need to know about picking the right GPU for a gaming laptop.

Amazon Black Friday deals: The best tech at killer prices

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.

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

Black Friday 2017: The best early deals
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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.

Black Friday deals: PC and PC component steals

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.

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