WorldCat Identities

Gralla, Preston

Overview
Works: 142 works in 731 publications in 12 languages and 23,720 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Preston Gralla
How the Internet works by Preston Gralla( Book )

73 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 2,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the Internet explosion, explaining communication protocols, the World Wide Web, wireless computing, e-commerce, security, Web-based radio and television, and such online services as e-mail, newsgroups, and chat groups
The complete idiot's guide to online shopping by Preston Gralla( )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A source of answer for computer-related and online commerce-related questions. Topics include: how to check out a site before buying; where to find retail parks, auctions and speciality sites; using a credit card and digital cash; how to recognize and avoid scams; and financial services
The complete idiot's guide to protecting yourself online by Preston Gralla( )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to online security explains how to avoid Internet scams, shop online safely, monitor children's Web access, block "spammers," and protect one's computer from viruses
The complete idiot's guide to cool ways to communicate online by Preston Gralla( )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete idiot's guide to PalmPilot and Palm III by Preston Gralla( )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete idiot's guide to buying a computer by Preston Gralla( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E-auctions : bidding, buying, and selling at eBay and other online auction sites by Preston Gralla( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Windows XP hacks by Preston Gralla( Book )

62 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Completely revised, updated, and expanded to cover major changes in SP2, this bigger and better edition of Windows XP Hacks is bursting with hacks to bend Windows XP (Home or Pro) to your will."--Jacket
E-bargains : using the Internet to save money, make money, and get free stuff by Preston Gralla( )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how to search the web for best possible prices, on everything
How to expand & upgrade PCs by Preston Gralla( Book )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates upgrades and add-ons for users of all levels, offering advice on determining system requirements, physical installation, and software and application set-up
How wireless works by Preston Gralla( Book )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How Wireless Works continues in the How It Works series tradition by explaining every aspect of wireless communications, from the remote control to the most sophisticated wireless Internet networks. As wireless technology proliferates, readers will need to understand how wireless technologies work in order to make educated buying and business decisions related to wireless technologies. How Wireless Works provides readers with a basic technical background on wireless technologies, including infrared, radio-frequency, power line, and PNA (wireless home networking.) The book explains the strength
Online kids : a young surfer's guide to cyberspace by Preston Gralla( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the sources of information and entertainment available online and how to get to them and lists specific sites according to such categories as computers, sports, games, and even homework
How personal & Internet security work by Preston Gralla( )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on computer and Internet security, covering such topics as identity theft, spyware, phishing, data mining, biometrics, and security cameras
Windows XP in a snap by Preston Gralla( )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a series of lessons on Microsoft Windows XP, covering such topics as customizing the desktop, Windows Explorer, networking, wireless computing, firewalls, Outlook Express, and Windows Media Player
Internet annoyances : how to fix the most annoying things about going online by Preston Gralla( Book )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on real-world gripes supplied by Internet users from domains far and wide, Internet Annoyances shows you how to wring the most out of the Internet and Web without going crazy."--BOOK JACKET
EBay in a snap by Preston Gralla( )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With over 7.5 million users generating $5.6 billion in sales in the second quarter of 2003 alone, eBay has become a fundamental part of contemporary American life. Still, there are many people who, while comfortable with a computer and the Internet, aren't completely sure about how to bid, buy, or sell on eBay. Or, if they are familiar with eBay basics, feel like they are at a disadvantage when pitted against more experienced eBay users. They're not unintelligent, they just don't have the time to learn all the tips and tricks that are second-nature to power eBay users. eBay In a Snap's unique, random-access approach lets the reader zero right in on the thing he or she wants to learn about, and get back to winning a bid or selling a product at the highest price. Written by a well-known expert on Internet shopping, bargain-hunting, and auctions, eBay in a Snap reveals the best tips, tricks, and techniques for everything from enhancing a listing with HTML and multimedia to buying and selling a car on eBay
Google search and tools in a snap by Preston Gralla( )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides instructions for using Google's tools, including Gmail, Google Earth, Blogger, Picasa, and Google Desktop
Windows XP power hound by Preston Gralla( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates ways to improve the operating system's features, covering such topics as files and folders, utilities, Internet security, registry, and speeding up the system
Nook Tablet : the missing manual : the book that should have been in the box by Preston Gralla( Book )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barnes & Noble's hot new device lets you enjoy all of your e-books, movies, TV shows, magazines, and even comics along with tablet features like web browsing, email, and apps. But to make the most of the NOOK Tablet, you need to manage Wi-Fi access and a variety of new apps. "NOOK Tablet: The Missing Manual" shows you the way with loads of full-color illustrations, step-by-step instructions, and savvy tips
Windows Vista in a nutshell by Preston Gralla( Book )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Windows Vista in a Nutshell' documents everything there is to know about the newest version of the world's most widely used operating system. This desktop reference is dedicated to making the computer safer, easier and more fun
 
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How the Internet works
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The complete idiot's guide to online shoppingThe complete idiot's guide to protecting yourself onlineThe complete idiot's guide to cool ways to communicate onlineThe complete idiot's guide to PalmPilot and Palm IIIThe complete idiot's guide to buying a computerE-auctions : bidding, buying, and selling at eBay and other online auction sitesWindows XP hacksE-bargains : using the Internet to save money, make money, and get free stuff
Alternative Names
غرالا، برستون، 1951-

غرالا، بريستون، 1951-

グラーラ, プリストン

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