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).

How to fix five Windows 10 headaches

Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds

Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds

Now updated for build 15063, released on Mar. 20, 2017: Get the latest info on new builds of Windows 10 Redstone as they roll out from Microsoft.

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.

It’s time to tax the robots

It’s time to tax the robots

That proposal, from Bill Gates, could do much to ease the social strains caused by automation.

Who needs Gmail? 5 built-in Windows 10 apps that do the job (with video)

Who needs Gmail? 5 built-in Windows 10 apps that do the job (with video)

These 5 built-in Windows apps -- Mail, Calendar, Maps, People and OneNote -- were once denounced as inadequate, but have grown into highly useful tools.

Trump’s travel ban is a war on tech

Trump’s travel ban is a war on tech

Immigration has helped the U.S. tech industry, but it’s not just self-interest that’s causing the industry to fight the ban.

Review: 3 services for managing all your cloud storage accounts

Review: 3 services for managing all your cloud storage accounts

Do you often find yourself playing 'find the file' among all your cloud storage services? One of these three apps can help.

Silicon Valley speaks up against intolerance

Silicon Valley speaks up against intolerance

A viral ad from Amazon has gotten a lot of attention, but it’s even better that several companies are taking real-world stands against anti-Muslim bigotry.

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, reliability, value and more. Find out which carrier gets the most cheers -- and which the most jeers -- from our 2016 survey respondents.

Review: Microsoft Teams tries to do Slack one better

Review: Microsoft Teams tries to do Slack one better

Microsoft Teams, a new group collaboration tool, promises a new level of productivity for Office. But is it good enough to beat competitors like Slack?

How the tech industry helped elect Donald Trump

How the tech industry helped elect Donald Trump

To some extent, blue-collar workers gave back to Silicon Valley a bit of the disruption it has long given them.

Microsoft Word vs. Google Docs: Which works better for business?

Microsoft Word vs. Google Docs: Which works better for business?

Has Google Docs caught up to Microsoft Word as an enterprise productivity application? We compare the two word processors to see which wins in today's online environment.

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