Preston GrallaContributing Editor, Computerworld

Follow me on Google+

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).

Future Wi-Fi

9 free Windows programs that solve Wi-Fi woes

Want to make your wireless connections safer and faster? We review nine free Windows apps that can help you monitor performance and safety at home, in the office or in the wild.

set account 1 primary

Windows 10 tips: How to share a single PC without headaches

If your family or business shares one PC among several users, Windows 10 makes it easy to accomplish.

cloud windows

Microsoft sees a silver lining in clouded Windows

The company is in the midst of a great transition, and current indications are that it is going well.

speed up fast quick 5

How to make Windows 10 faster: 5 ways to speed up your PC

Want Windows 10 to run faster? Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.

windows 7 default desktop

9 reasons not to upgrade to Windows 10 -- yet

Many Windows users are looking forward to the imminent release of Microsoft's new operating system. But they may want to wait.

microsoft office logo feb 2015

First look: Microsoft Office 2016 for enterprise hints at easy searching, colorful UI

It's an early beta so cut it some slack, but still, the IT Pro and Developer Preview offers a few new features and some interesting under-the-hood improvements.

Hamster Free Zip Archiver 1.1.0.13

Supports all compression formats, totally free, multilanguages, easy interface