Articles By Preston Gralla

15 Ways to Optimize Microsoft Office

What's the most popular application software in the world? Most likely, Microsoft Office. You use it, your colleagues use it, your relatives use it, and just about everyone you know uses it. You

Published on: October 13th, 2008 Preston Gralla

Fifty fabulous downloads to speed up your PC…most of them free — Part 3

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3We kicked off Part 1 of this blockbuster feature by focusing on a range of general PC tune up tools, and went on to talk about

Published on: September 29th, 2008 Preston Gralla

Fifty fabulous downloads to speed up your PC — Part 1

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3Is your PC tired and sluggish? If you want a faster system, you could certainly break the bank and buy a new machine. Or you could

Published on: September 23rd, 2008 Preston Gralla

15 free and fabulous downloads that help you get the most out of Microsoft Office

What's the most popular application software in the world? Most likely, Microsoft Office. You use it, your colleagues use it, your relatives use it, and just about everyone you know uses it.You certainly

Published on: September 23rd, 2008 Preston Gralla

15 great tools that optimize Microsoft Office

What's the most popular application software in the world? Most likely, Microsoft Office. You use it, your colleagues use it, your relatives use it, and just about everyone you know uses it. You

Published on: September 22nd, 2008 Preston Gralla

20 Vista Downloads to Tweak and Improve Your System

For your convenience, we've arranged them into four categories: System Tweakers; Startup, Log-On, and Boot Tweakers; Vista Component Tweakers; and Miscellaneous Tools. So if you've got Vista and you're longing to make it

Published on: September 15th, 2008 Preston Gralla

15 free Firefox add-ons that will transform your browsing experience

Firefox 3 was released just this June, and many Firefox fans believe the new version is clearly the best browser you can get. You can make it even better with free add-ons, which

Published on: September 5th, 2008 Preston Gralla

Total Windows XP makeover…for free – Part 2

 In Part 1 of this feature we talked about immediate steps you could take to give Windows XP a little spit and polish. Now we delve a little deeper into this theme –

Published on: August 12th, 2008 Preston Gralla

How to make Windows XP faster and more reliable…for free – Part 1

Microsoft may have given up on Windows XP, but that doesn't mean you have to. While there's plenty of life in the old operating system, there's also a good chance XP may start

Published on: August 11th, 2008 Preston Gralla

Fabulous and free – 15 downloads to protect your privacy

One of the worst privacy invaders the world has ever seen is the Internet. When you surf, Web sites can find out where you've been and can gather other information about you. Trojan

Published on: August 7th, 2008 Preston Gralla

How to get and keep Windows XP

Windows XP is dead ... long live Windows XP. You may have heard that as of June 30, you're no longer able to buy the operating system or obtain support for it. But

Published on: July 29th, 2008 Preston Gralla

It’s time to hack Firefox 3 – and here are 12 quick ways to do it

Firefox 3 has been out for two weeks now, so get with the program: It's time to hack it. The newest version of Mozilla's browser has plenty of new features, including the site

Published on: July 3rd, 2008 Preston Gralla

Fourteen fabulous Internet tools and most of them free – Part 2

Read Part 1 of this story. E-Mail and IM The Internet is all about communications--but as we all know, it is not always as easy to communicate as we would like. These downloads

Published on: June 23rd, 2008 Preston Gralla

Fourteen fabulous Internet tools and most of them free – Part 1

Like most information workers today, you most likely live on the Internet. And that means you need help – help with your home or business network for accessing the Internet, help with troubleshooting,

Published on: June 20th, 2008 Preston Gralla

Loopholes that let you get Windows XP after June 30

Windows XP is dead ... long live Windows XP. You may have heard that as of June 30, you're no longer able to buy the operating system or obtain support for it. But

Published on: June 6th, 2008 Preston Gralla