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).

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How to fix 5 Windows 10 headaches

How to fix 5 Windows 10 headaches

Microsoft's Windows 10 OS is a lot better than its predecessor, but it still has some annoying quirks. We help you solve them

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

Who needs Gmail? 5 built-in Windows 10 apps that do the job

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

Review: Microsoft Teams tries to do Slack one better

Review: Microsoft Teams tries to do Slack one better

Microsoft is now offering the beta of Teams, its new group communications tool, which promises a new level of productivity for Office

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

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

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

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: A guide to the builds

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: A guide to the builds

If you're trying to keep track of all the builds for this summer’s update to Windows 10, never fear -- we've done it for you

Windows 10 quick tips: Get the most out of Cortana

Windows 10 quick tips: Get the most out of Cortana

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

IoT and the data-driven enterprise: How to dive into the data flood

IoT and the data-driven enterprise: How to dive into the data flood

Virtually every kind of company will eventually have to become a data-driven enterprise. Experts share strategies for making the most of IoT data

6 tips for working with IoT and big data

6 tips for working with IoT and big data

Is your company looking to get started with IoT and big data or improve on how you’re handling it now? Here are six tips from the pros

Native vs. HTML5 vs. hybrid mobile apps: The pros and cons

Native vs. HTML5 vs. hybrid mobile apps: The pros and cons

Key considerations for choosing the best mobile development environment for your organizations.

How to choose the best mobile development environment

Native vs web apps vs hybrid. If you're still engaged in this debate, this guide will get you up to speed quick

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