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: A guide to the updates

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 Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19018 for 20H1, released on Nov. 5, 2019.

An exorcism at Microsoft

An exorcism at Microsoft

CEO Satya Nadella has laid his predecessor’s ghost to rest.

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 1910 (Build 12130.20272), released Oct. 30, 2019.

Word for Office 365 cheat sheet

Word for Office 365 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Word for Office 365 in Windows? Learn to use the best new features.

Word for Office 365 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Word for Office 365 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

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

Microsoft crowdsourced QA, and look what we got

Microsoft crowdsourced QA, and look what we got

The Windows Insiders program has signed up lots of people willing to check out pre-release versions of Windows for free. It’s pretty clear it’s not working.

Windows 10: Answers to your most important issues | TECH(talk)

Windows 10: Answers to your most important issues | TECH(talk)

Computerworld's Preston Gralla and Executive Editor Ken Mingis are back answering questions about Windows 10. If you have questions, post them in the comments to be featured in our next TECH(talk) about Windows 10.

How to handle Windows 10 updates

How to handle Windows 10 updates

Step 1: Understand that there are updates, and then there are updates.

European regulators to Microsoft: We’re watching you

European regulators to Microsoft: We’re watching you

The company has kept out of regulators’ crosshairs for some time now, but its seeming indifference to privacy matters could be changing that.

Word 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet

Word 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Word 2016 and 2019 for Windows? Get to know the key features.

Word 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Word 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most useful commands on the Ribbon in Word 2016 and 2019 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

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