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).

Office 365: A guide to the updates

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 KB5016616, released on Aug. 9, 2022.

Windows 11: A guide to the updates

Windows 11: A guide to the updates

Here’s what you need to know about the latest updates to Windows 11 as they’re released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5016629, released on Aug. 9, 2022.

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

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

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 11 as they roll out to Windows Insiders. Now updated for Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25174 for the Dev Channel, released on August 3, 2022.

How to protect Windows 10 and 11 PCs from ransomware

How to protect Windows 10 and 11 PCs from ransomware

Ransomware is running rampant, but there are several ways individuals and admins can protect their Windows 10 and 11 PCs. Here’s what to do.

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 Windows 10 Build 19045.1865 (KB5015878) for the Release Preview Channel, released on July 28, 2022.

Word for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet

Word for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet

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

Word for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Word for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

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

What’s coming in Windows 11 22H2

What’s coming in Windows 11 22H2

Get a sneak peek at the main features arriving with the first Windows 11 feature update this fall.

Windows 10 cheat sheet

Windows 10 cheat sheet

Get to know the interface, features, and shortcuts in Microsoft's latest operating system. (Now updated for Windows 10 version 21H2.)

Russia is losing the cyberwar against Ukraine, too

Russia is losing the cyberwar against Ukraine, too

Not only has Russia seen setbacks on the battlefield in Ukraine, it's not faring well in the less-obvious cyberwar either. One reason: Russia's ally Belarus was still using Windows XP to keep the trains running on time.

How to preview and deploy Windows 10 and 11 updates

How to preview and deploy Windows 10 and 11 updates

Microsoft’s ‘channels’ for Windows Insider Previews and new Windows releases are confusing for everybody. Here’s help choosing the best method of testing and updating Windows 10 and 11 for yourself or your business.

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