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).

First look: Microsoft's Windows 10 Anniversary Update preview

Is Zuckerberg selling his soul for Facebook access to China?

Is Zuckerberg selling his soul for Facebook access to China?

Even a mega-philanthropist can look craven when lusting after the world’s largest market.

9 free Windows apps that can solve Wi-Fi woes

9 free Windows apps that can solve Wi-Fi woes

Want to make your wireless connections safer and faster? We review nine free Windows apps that can help you monitor performance and safety at home, in the office or in the wild.

Windows 10 quick tips: How to share a single PC

Windows 10 quick tips: How to share a single PC

If your company has computers that are shared between employees or temporary workers, Windows 10 makes it easy to accomplish. We explain how to do it.

Windows 10 quick tips: Get the most out of Cortana

Windows 10 quick tips: Get the most out of Cortana

Microsoft's digital assistant Cortana can make your life easier and more efficient -- if you know how to really take advantage of it.

The votes are in: Which mobile data provider is best?

The votes are in: Which mobile data provider is best?

Computerworld readers rate AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon on network speed, value, tech support and more. Find out which carrier gets the most cheers -- and which the most jeers -- from our 2015 survey respondents.

Apple’s encryption stand: Doing the right thing for the wrong reason

Apple’s encryption stand: Doing the right thing for the wrong reason

Apple wants the public to think it cares about our privacy. What it cares about is its market share, particularly in China.

Microsoft sees silver lining in clouded Windows

Microsoft sees silver lining in clouded Windows

The company is in the midst of a great transition, and current indications are that it is going well.

Windows 10 quick tips: 5 ways to speed up your PC

Windows 10 quick tips: 5 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.

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? We offer some quick and easy ways to protect your data.

Is this the worst Internet law ever?

Is this the worst Internet law ever?

Going after terrorists in a way that infringes on the rights of U.S. citizens puts the Constitution in danger.

How to handle Windows 10 updates

How to handle Windows 10 updates

Microsoft's new updating procedure for Windows 10 can be confusing -- and annoying. We've detailed exactly what happens, and a few strategies for getting around it.

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