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).

Review: Windows 10 Insider Preview -- a nearly finished OS

Europe’s war against U.S. tech is wrongheaded

Europe’s war against U.S. tech is wrongheaded

The European tech sector won’t catch up to the U.S. by having bureaucrats fight its battles.

Tech’s peculiar relationship with social justice

Tech’s peculiar relationship with social justice

Tech companies led the way in criticizing the anti-gay aspects of Indiana’s religious freedom law, but many of those same companies have a long way to go before achieving gender equity.

Review: Office 2016 for Mac offers a new interface and better features

Review: Office 2016 for Mac offers a new interface and better features

With the new Office 2016 for Mac, Microsoft has finally brought the OS X version of its office suite up to the standards of the Windows product. We take a close look at the preview.

We’ve got net neutrality. Now the real work begins.

We’ve got net neutrality. Now the real work begins.

The U.S. also needs higher broadband speeds, more broadband competition, a narrower digital divide and more.

First look: Microsoft's Office 2016 IT Pro and Developer Preview

First look: Microsoft's Office 2016 IT Pro and Developer Preview

Microsoft's Office 2016 IT Pro and Developer Preview offers a few new user features and some interesting under-the-hood improvements.

Two OSes in one: DuOS-M puts Android on your Windows device

Two OSes in one: DuOS-M puts Android on your Windows device

Want to run Android apps on a Windows tablet or PC? Nothing easier with DuOS-M, a new application that lets you run a complete version of Android without any muss or fuss.

New rules: How to unlock your smartphone

New rules: How to unlock your smartphone

As of February 11, carriers must allow consumers to unlock their phones – but there are rules and caveats. Here’s what you need to know.

Windows 10 deep-dive review: Finally, a unified operating system

Windows 10 deep-dive review: Finally, a unified operating system

The January 2015 technical preview of Microsoft's upcoming Windows 10 OS offers a more natural interface, a cool digital assistant and lots of potential.

HoloLens: Look who’s innovating

HoloLens: Look who’s innovating

It’s Microsoft, and its latest moves suggest a real shift in the corporate culture.

Which mobile data provider is best? (And will you make a switch?)

Which mobile data provider is best? (And will you make a switch?)

Computerworld readers rate AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon on data connection speed, reliability, customer service and more. Find out which carrier gets the most cheers — and which the most jeers — from our 2014 survey respondents....

Forget Windows 10 -- here are the four most important words Microsoft said today

Forget Windows 10 -- here are the four most important words Microsoft said today

The Windows 10 customizations, the new Spartan browser, the Cortana digital assistant, the new Xbox features and even the snazzy new holographic platform are not what was most interesting in Microsoft's presentation.

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