When you connect to a network for the first time in Windows, Windows saves the network profile and assigns a name to it.
Connections using Ethernet (wired) use a generic name such as Network 7 usually while wireless networks the SSID of the Wi-Fi network the device connected to.
Some users and administrators may dislike the non-descriptive nature of wired network connections on Windows.
Good news is that it is possible to rename network profile names to make them more descriptive on the operating system.
It seems that the twice per year feature update release schedule for Windows 10 is taking its toll when it comes to release quality.
Microsoft had to stop the distribution of the latest feature update for Windows 10 that it released on October 2, 2018 officially only days later after some customers reported that personal data was deleted during the course of the upgrade.
Microsoft confirmed that the issue and has fixed it already; the changes are currently being tested on the Windows Insider channel before the roll-out of the update continues.
Microsoft revealed a moment ago how much money it charges customers who would like to get their hands on the company's new Office 2019 Professional. The new version of Office is listed for $439 in the Microsoft Store in the United States.
The Internet Archive has just added more than 1000 new arcade games to the Internet Arcade. Revealed in 2014 for the first time as a way to preserve classic computer and arcade games, and provide users with options to play these games using emulation, it is now one of the largest arcade sites on the Internet.
SpecuCheck is an open source program for Microsoft Windows devices that reveals the state of Spectre and Meltdown mitigations on the system it is run on.
In particular, it returns the state of software and hardware mitigations against CVE-2017-5754 (Meltdown), CVE-2017-5715 (Spectre v2), CVE-2018-3260 (Foreshadow), and CVE-2018-3639 (Spectre v4).
Google announced a number of changes to Google Chrome's extensions system designed to make the use of extensions more secure.
The company has been in a constant battle against misuse of extensions that are either outright malicious or problematic from a privacy perspective.