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 replace Edge as the default browser in Windows 10 — and why you shouldn’t

Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the Insider Preview builds

Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the Insider Preview builds

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 19564 for the Fast ring, released on Feb. 12, 2020.

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 KB4532693, released Feb. 11, 2020.

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 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 2001 (Build 12430.20184), released Jan. 30, 2020.

Come on, NSA, it’s time to join the fight against Windows hacking

Come on, NSA, it’s time to join the fight against Windows hacking

The agency took a step in the right direction in January, but it needs to demonstrate that it has truly abandoned the practices that unleashed WannaCry on the world.

G Suite vs. Office 365: What's the best office suite for business?

G Suite vs. Office 365: What's the best office suite for business?

Choosing an office suite used to be a no-brainer, but Google’s G Suite is now a powerful, feature-filled alternative to Microsoft Office. We break down the pros and cons of each suite to help you decide which is right for your...

Microsoft’s new Edge browser: Third time's the charm?

Microsoft’s new Edge browser: Third time's the charm?

With its third major browser launch, Microsoft is taking an “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em” approach. Here’s where the new Chromium-based browser stands out.

Answering your Windows questions: January 2020

Answering your Windows questions: January 2020

Computerworld Windows expert Preston Gralla and Executive Editor Ken Mingis answer viewers' questions about the latest Windows 10 release. If you have a question, post it as a comment so it can be answered in a future episode.

Your Windows PC may become collateral damage in any conflict with Iran

Your Windows PC may become collateral damage in any conflict with Iran

Cyberwarfare is almost inevitable, and the most vulnerable PCs are going to get hit.

OneNote vs. Evernote: A personal take on two great note-taking apps

OneNote vs. Evernote: A personal take on two great note-taking apps

Evernote and Microsoft OneNote have taken different approaches in their quest to be the best note-taking app. Here’s where each one shines.

How to choose the right Windows 10 release channel

How to choose the right Windows 10 release channel

Individual users and IT administrators alike are confused by the options Microsoft offers for Windows 10 updates. Here’s help choosing the best update method for yourself or your business.

Answering your Windows questions: December 2019

Answering your Windows questions: December 2019

Computerworld contributor Preston Gralla answers viewers' questions about Windows 10 (and Windows 7) with Executive Editor Ken Mingis.

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