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 11 Insider Previews: What’s in the latest build?

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 Build 19043.1263 (21H1) and Build 19044.1263 (21H2) for the Release Preview Channel, released on Sept. 23, 2021.

Office 365: A guide to the updates

Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on new features, bug fixes, and security updates for Office 365/Microsoft 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 2108 (Build 14326.20404), released on Sept. 14, 2021.

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 KB5005565, released on Sept. 14, 2021.

4 quick tips for Cortana in Windows 10

4 quick tips for Cortana in Windows 10

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

Podcast: Windows 11 overview: Hardware requirements, security updates and upgrade confusion

Podcast: Windows 11 overview: Hardware requirements, security updates and upgrade confusion

Microsoft will launch Windows 11 on October 5, but not every PC will be eligible for an immediate upgrade. Rollout will last well into 2022 for machines that meet the necessary hardware requirements, and Windows 10 will be supported...

Cortana is AWOL in the war against COVID-19 disinfo

Cortana is AWOL in the war against COVID-19 disinfo

At a time when more people use voice assistants to retrieve the most basic information, Microsoft’s Cortana doesn’t provide even the basics about protecting against the coronavirus.

How to protect your privacy in Windows 10

How to protect your privacy in Windows 10

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

Outlook for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet

Outlook for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet

Learn to use the best new features in Outlook for Microsoft 365/Office 365 in Windows.

Outlook for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Outlook for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most useful commands on the Ribbon in Outlook for Microsoft 365/Office 365 in Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

8 great productivity tips for Chrome

8 great productivity tips for Chrome

Save time and get more done with these handy tricks for the Google Chrome browser.

Handy Excel keyboard shortcuts for Windows and Mac

Handy Excel keyboard shortcuts for Windows and Mac

Get work done more quickly by using keyboard shortcuts in the Microsoft Excel desktop app for Windows or macOS.

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