Alaina Yee

Senior Editor

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.

Dive into retro gaming with one of these emulation options

Dive into retro gaming with one of these emulation options

Miss classic games? Our video runs through your options if you're hankering to play them again.

Black Friday 2019 deals: The cheapest gaming PC you can build | (Updated for Cyber Monday!)

Black Friday 2019 deals: The cheapest gaming PC you can build | (Updated for Cyber Monday!)

Last week you could have together a Ryzen-based, FreeSync-ready gaming PC for just $208. For Cyber Monday, you can still do it for just $216—and other kick-ass systems for not much more.

Cyber Monday 2018: All the best tech deals at Amazon, Target, Best Buy, Newegg, and more
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Cyber Monday 2018: All the best tech deals at Amazon, Target, Best Buy, Newegg, and more

Cyber Monday may not rival Black Friday, but you can still score some sweet deals on laptops, PC components, TVs, streaming devices, and more.

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

The GPU in a gaming laptop matters, so here's everything you need to know about picking the right one for 720p, 1080p, or 1440p gaming, as well as esports.

Black Friday 2018: All of the best tech deals at Amazon, Target, Best Buy, Newegg, and more

Black Friday 2018: All of the best tech deals at Amazon, Target, Best Buy, Newegg, and more

Our comprehensive list of the juiciest Black Friday tech bargains will make your shopping simple, easy, and cheap.

Black Friday 2018: The best early deals

Black Friday 2018: The best early deals

You don't have to wait until November 23 for good tech deals: They've already begun rolling out. We'll keep updating this article with new ones as they emerge.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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