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).

Office 365: A guide to the updates

Is Windows 10X a Chromebook killer?

Is Windows 10X a Chromebook killer?

With Windows 10X, Microsoft could deliver a slimmed-down version of Windows that could help the company fend off growing interest in Chromebooks. Or it could make a mess of things, again.

Windows 10 Insider Previews: A guide to the builds

Windows 10 Insider Previews: A guide to the builds

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 21296 for the Dev Channel, released on Jan. 21, 2021.

Chrome vs. Edge vs. Firefox: Which is the best browser for business?

Chrome vs. Edge vs. Firefox: Which is the best browser for business?

With SaaS applications the new normal, the humble web browser powers the business world like never before. We take a deep dive on the three leading cross-platform browsers.

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 the current version of Windows 10 as it's released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB4598242, released Jan. 12, 2021.

How to share a Windows 10 PC

How to share a Windows 10 PC

Need to share a Windows 10 PC among employees or temporary workers at the office, or with family members at home? No problem — here's how to do it.

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 Windows 10 version 20H2.)

Windows hackers target COVID-19 vaccine efforts

Windows hackers target COVID-19 vaccine efforts

Hackers appear to be targeting vaccine researchers, manufacturers and the COVID-19 “cold chain” that will be used to keep the vaccine cold enough for distribution.

How to protect Windows 10 PCs from ransomware

How to protect Windows 10 PCs from ransomware

Ransomware is running rampant these days, but there are several ways Windows 10 users and admins can protect their PCs. Here’s what to do.

Microsoft, it's time deliver these four Windows wishes

Microsoft, it's time deliver these four Windows wishes

When is a "major" OS upgrade not really a big deal? And just what would constitute big changes in Windows 10? Herewith, a few thoughts and wishes.

Is Windows the greatest cyberthreat to the 2020 US election?

Is Windows the greatest cyberthreat to the 2020 US election?

With Election Day coming up fast, there’s evidence that Windows-based attacks could be imminent — or may have already started. Seeds of chaos being sown already?

How to protect your privacy in Windows 10

How to protect your privacy in Windows 10

Worried about privacy issues in Windows 10? Here's what you can do.

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