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.

Follow along as we build a Twitch streaming PC!
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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.

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.

Laptop buyer's guide: What to get when everything's on sale
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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.

Amazon Prime Day 2018: The best tech, electronics, PC, and mobile deals
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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.

Best PC and PC component deals during Amazon Prime Day
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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.

Amazon Prime Day 2018: Everything you need to know about Amazon's shopping extravaganza
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Amazon Prime Day 2018: Everything you need to know about Amazon's shopping extravaganza

It might only be summer, but Amazon wants you to pull out your wallet like it's Black Friday. Here's what you need to know about the retailer's upcoming sale bonanza on July 16th and 17th.

Watch us give our RetroPie console a whole new look

Watch us give our RetroPie console a whole new look

Nintendo has re-released the NES Classic—so we've swapped our Raspberry Pi emulator system into a swanky new case to keep up with the times.

Watch us build an over-the-top RGB PC
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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.

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

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

Nokia's update to the Withings Steel HR is more than just cosmetic, but the company lets one notable weakness to continue to ride.

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.

Amazon Black Friday deals 2017: The best tech at killer prices

Amazon Black Friday deals 2017: 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 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 2017 deals: PC and PC component steals

Black Friday 2017 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.

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

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

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?

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

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.

Amazon Prime Day 2017: The best tech, electronics, PC, and mobile deals

Amazon Prime Day 2017: The best tech, electronics, PC, and mobile deals

It's year three of Amazon's Prime Day sale—and the number of deals has grown. To help you skip the fluff and get right to the solid discounts, we've highlighted the best of the tech bunch.

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

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.

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

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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