Preston Gralla

Contributing Editor

Preston Gralla is a contributing editor for Computerworld, a blogger for ITworld, and the author of more than 45 books, including NOOK Tablet: The Missing Manual (O'Reilly 2012) and How the Internet Works (Que, 2006).

Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Windows 10 quick tips: How to protect your privacy

Windows 10 quick tips: How to protect your privacy

Worried about possible privacy problems in Windows 10? Now updated for the Windows 10 Anniversary (and Creators) Updates, this story offers some quick and easy ways to protect your data.

Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds

Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds

Get the latest info on new builds of Windows 10 Redstone as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 16226, released on June 21, 2017.

The Microsoft security hole at the heart of Russian election hacking

The Microsoft security hole at the heart of Russian election hacking

We’re reliving the Visual Basic-spawned bad times of 1999.

Windows 10 quick tips: 6 ways to speed up your PC

Windows 10 quick tips: 6 ways to speed up your PC

Want Windows 10 to run faster? Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.

5 ways to stop future global malware attacks

5 ways to stop future global malware attacks

Governments, vendors and user companies all can do more.

Excel 2016 cheat sheet

Excel 2016 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Excel 2016? Get to know the key new features.

Is Donald Trump right about H-1B visa abuse?

Is Donald Trump right about H-1B visa abuse?

This is a case of Trump being on the right track, and the tech industry off it.

Review: Windows 10 Creators Update is here and worth the download (with video)

Review: Windows 10 Creators Update is here and worth the download (with video)

Windows 10 Creators Update, the latest version of Microsoft's new operating system update, offers some interesting new features worth knowing about.

Trump’s budget: Say goodbye to U.S. tech pre-eminence

Trump’s budget: Say goodbye to U.S. tech pre-eminence

If enacted, the budget would go a long way toward changing the U.S. from a leader to a laggard in new technologies.

How to fix five Windows 10 headaches

How to fix five Windows 10 headaches

Microsoft's Windows 10 OS is a lot better than its predecessor, but it still has some annoying quirks. We help you solve them.

Get ready for the Windows 10 Creators Update

Get ready for the Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft is about to release the Windows 10 Creators Update, a major update to its operating system. We preview what you can expect.

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