Hello, I'm Jason
I live with my family in the rolling hills of Northeastern Pennsylvania. I'm a web developer by trade, but have broad experience in various business areas. Want to know more about me?
In a post yesterday, Microsoft announced that Bing will now be called Microsoft Bing. While they did not announce anything new, the icon is changing to a flat green icon to a new blue icon with some depth in the icon itself. In addition, the new homepage continues to have the search bar, but also includes the ability to scroll and pull up news for your organization as well as news from around the world. If you use Office 365, I’d definitely recommend checking out the refined homepage:Read More
Over the past several months I’ve put together several hacks to optimize your experience within GitHub. Here are some of the most popular articles:Read More
There are many reasons you may need a website scraper. One of the biggest reasons I use website scrapers is to prevent me from visiting a site to look for something on a regular basis and losing the time spent on that site. For instance, when COVID-19 first hit, I visited the stats page on the Pennsylvania Department of Health each day. Another instance may be to watch for a sale item during Amazon’s Prime Day.Read More
Google is holding their new hardware launch event today at 2pm EDT. Expected to be launched at the event are a new Google Pixel, new Google smart speaker, and a new Google Chromecast. In fact, some stores are already rumored to have the new Chromecast in stock. It will be interesting to see if there will be any other new devices such as a new Google Nest thermostat or updated Google Wi-Fi system.Read More
Last week at Microsoft Ignite, Paul Thurrott discovered a new feature in the latest Windows Insider build called Meet Now. Meet Now is a Skype feature. In this build, some folks are seeing Meet Now appear in their taskbar. To learn more about this, head over to his blog at jasong.us/3kY0Rzl.Read More
With the kids back in school virtually and all using Chromebooks, they frequently run into issues with their Chromebooks simply due to the machines hardware configuration. Most of the Chromebooks that schools are handing out are entry-level devices that are not powerful enough to have a Google Meet live meeting and allow typing in Google Classroom at the same time. So, my daughter decided to start using her own device. Of course, I have certain types of apps blocked using Circle, a parental control and Internet filtering system that happens to have an integration with the Netgear Orbi wifi mesh system.Read More