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).

Five top tips for using Windows 10's Spartan browser

Can't wait for an Apple Watch? Should you get a Microsoft Band instead?

Can't wait for an Apple Watch? Should you get a Microsoft Band instead?

There's a long wait if you want an Apple Watch. If you're dying to get something smart on your wrist, should you instead opt for a Microsoft Band?

Which is better the Samsung Galaxy S6 or HTC One M9?

Which is better the Samsung Galaxy S6 or HTC One M9?

Now that both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 are available, comes the big question for Android fans: Which phone should you buy? I've got specs and advice.

You can now buy the Samsung Galaxy S6. But should you?

You can now buy the Samsung Galaxy S6. But should you?

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is now available for sale in the U.S. and it's got plenty of fans and plenty of detractors. Should you buy? I've got details to help you decide.

A deal you can't pass up: Office 365 for $27.

Now's the time to buy Office 365 if you haven't yet: You can get it right now for less than $27. It's a great deal.

Tech’s peculiar relationship with social justice

Tech’s peculiar relationship with social justice

Tech companies led the way in criticizing the anti-gay aspects of Indiana’s religious freedom law, but many of those same companies have a long way to go before achieving gender equity.

Tired of being an adware target? Nuke it all with this free adware killer.

Tired of being an adware target? Nuke it all with this free adware killer.

Want to clean your system of all the adware that's accumulated on it? I've got a winning program that'll do it for you --- and it's free.

Office Lens and Evernote: Two free scanning iOS and Android apps you need now

Office Lens and Evernote: Two free scanning iOS and Android apps you need now

Looking for a great free scanning app with extra benefits? Newcomer Office Lens fits the bill, and note-taker Evernote just added scanning features. I've got details on my blog.

How to get into the

How to get into the "Fast Ring" express lane for Windows 10 updates

Want to be first in line to get the latest Windows 10 updates, such as the just-released one that offers a first look at Microsoft's new-generation browser called Spartan? Then you'll need to get yourself put into what Microsoft calls...

Review: Office 2016 for Mac offers a new interface and better features

Review: Office 2016 for Mac offers a new interface and better features

With the new Office 2016 for Mac, Microsoft has finally brought the OS X version of its office suite up to the standards of the Windows product. We take a close look at the preview.

Here's what the carriers will charge you for a Samsung Galaxy S6

Here's what the carriers will charge you for a Samsung Galaxy S6

The major carriers are now taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S6, expected to ship April 10. I've got pricing details so you can decide whether it's time to buy.

Is Amazon's $60 deal for unlimited cloud storage really worth it?

Is Amazon's $60 deal for unlimited cloud storage really worth it?

Amazon is out with what sounds like a must-have offer: unlimited cloud storage for $60 per year. It might sound like a winner, but is it really a good deal? I've got the answer and cloud-storage advice.

Load More