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 Redstone: A guide to the builds

Office 365: A guide to the updates

Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on feature, bug fix and security updates for Office 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 1804 (Build 9226.2156), released May 14, 2018.

Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, released April 30, 2018.

Forget Windows; Microsoft is now all about the cloud

Forget Windows; Microsoft is now all about the cloud

The OS is no longer the heart and soul of the company, and Microsoft knows it.

First look: Office 2019’s likeliest new features

First look: Office 2019’s likeliest new features

Microsoft has been fairly quiet about what's coming in Office 2019, but features that have rolled out to Office 365 provide clues. We explore the likeliest additions to Office 2019.

Windows 10 cheat sheet

Windows 10 cheat sheet

Get to know the interface, features and shortcuts in Microsoft's latest operating system. (Now updated for the Windows 10 April 2018 Update.)

Review: Windows 10 April 2018 Update shows promise, but ultimately disappoints

Review: Windows 10 April 2018 Update shows promise, but ultimately disappoints

Much-vaunted features such as Timeline and the Diagnostic Data Viewer sound highly useful in theory but come up short in the new Windows 10 release.

Word 2016 cheat sheet

Word 2016 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Word 2016 for Windows? Get to know the key features.

Microsoft wants you on Edge, even if it has to trick you

Microsoft wants you on Edge, even if it has to trick you

Stealthily getting users to use its browser is ill-advised. Why not just make the thing better?

Excel 2016 cheat sheet

Excel 2016 cheat sheet

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

Microsoft PowerPoint vs. Google Slides: Which works better for business?

Microsoft PowerPoint vs. Google Slides: Which works better for business?

PowerPoint has long been the tool of choice for creating business presentations, but Google Slides is worth a second look. We compare their strengths and weaknesses.

How to handle Windows 10 updates

How to handle Windows 10 updates

Here’s what’s changed with the Fall Creators Update. Step 1: Understand that there are updates, and then there are updates.

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