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).

Outlook for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet

Outlook for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet

Learn to use the best new features in Outlook for Microsoft 365/Office 365 in Windows.

Outlook for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Outlook for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

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

8 great productivity tips for Chrome

8 great productivity tips for Chrome

Save time and get more done with these handy tricks for the Google Chrome browser.

Handy Excel keyboard shortcuts for Windows and Mac

Handy Excel keyboard shortcuts for Windows and Mac

Get work done more quickly by using keyboard shortcuts in the Microsoft Excel desktop app for Windows or macOS.

The Windows 11 rollout: Microsoft’s most-botched announcement ever

The Windows 11 rollout: Microsoft’s most-botched announcement ever

The 'Big Reveal' for Microsoft's new operating system wasn’t so big and revealed very little. And what it did reveal was often wrong. So what gives?

Outlook 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Outlook 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

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

Outlook 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet

Outlook 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Outlook 2016 and 2019 for Windows? Learn about the key features in Microsoft’s email and calendaring client.

15 ways to speed up Windows 10

15 ways to speed up Windows 10

If you want to optimize Windows 10, take a few minutes to try out these tips to speed up your PC and make it less prone to performance and system issues.

Handy Word keyboard shortcuts for Windows and Mac

Handy Word keyboard shortcuts for Windows and Mac

You can accomplish a surprising amount without moving your hands off the keyboard in the Microsoft Word app for Windows or macOS.

Google Slides vs. Microsoft PowerPoint: Which works better for business?

Google Slides vs. Microsoft PowerPoint: Which works better for business?

PowerPoint has long been the tool of choice for creating business presentations, but Google Slides is worth a second look. We compare their strengths and weaknesses.

Everything you need to know about Windows 10X

Everything you need to know about Windows 10X

Microsoft’s messaging around its Windows 10 variant has changed over time. You have questions? We have answers.

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

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

Here’s how to make Chrome, Firefox, or another browser the primary one in Windows 10. (But are you sure you want to?)

Does Microsoft share blame for the SolarWinds hack?

Does Microsoft share blame for the SolarWinds hack?

Critics, including a prominent U.S. senator, are pointing fingers at Microsoft for not warning customers about the Golden SAML security hole. Doing so might have headed off SolarWinds.

How to choose the right Windows 10 preview and update channels

How to choose the right Windows 10 preview and update channels

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

8 top productivity tips for Microsoft Edge

8 top productivity tips for Microsoft Edge

Take advantage of these handy tricks to save time, use fewer system resources, and get more done with the Edge browser.

Is Windows 10 a secret Slack slayer?

Is Windows 10 a secret Slack slayer?

Slack is already going after Microsoft in Europe, hoping to put a dent in the latter's success with Teams. But Windows could be what really puts Slack in the rear view mirror.

PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet

PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from PowerPoint for Microsoft 365/Office 365 in Windows? Learn about the key new features in Microsoft’s powerful presentation app.

PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

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

How to fix five Windows 10 headaches

How to fix five Windows 10 headaches

Microsoft has made numerous improvements to Windows 10 over the years, but it still has some annoying quirks. We help you solve them.

How to handle Windows 10 updates

How to handle Windows 10 updates

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

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