Jason Yang

Jason Yang is the founder and director of Digital Studios, a web design and development company. He also serves as a business representative on the Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board in Bethesda, Maryland.
Make Sure Your Next Home Isn't In A Noisy Airport Flight Path
Here's how to check.
Oct 28, 2023
All of Your Questions About Power Button On/Off Symbols, Answered
Living
Never question which one is “off” again.
Aug 23, 2023
Be a Better Neighbor: Ways to Soundproof Your Apartment
Lower The Ambient Noise: Consider where and which devices are making all the noise in your abode. Every little electronic device and appliance can contribute to the sum of ambient noise in the home: from the whirring of a computer and cable box fans, to your air conditioner, water heater, and refrigerator running hard all day to keep us comfortable.
Jul 16, 2020
When To Vacuum vs. When To Use Compressed Air
Most computers, appliances, and electronics get fairly hot while in operation and need sufficient air flow to keep them running efficiently. Dust is one of the biggest culprits of electrical equipment failure, due to ventilation interference and eventual overheating.
Jul 15, 2020
A 0″ Wall Mount For Your Flat Screen TV
So you’ve just bought a shiny new big screen HDTV and it’s barely an inch deep. But all that slimness is put to waste if it’s sticking several inches off the wall because of your mounting hardware. If you’re really trying to get as flush as possible, then here’s a great option for a literal 0″ wall mount. How’s that you say? Read on!
Mar 19, 2020
Fun Ways to Integrate a Wall Mounted iPad Into the Home
A little over a year after the iPad first made waves, this whole tablet thing seems to be gaining traction. A growing niche of user are turning to ultra portable devices and affixing them firmly onto walls or with mounts, adding to the utility tablets offer.
Mar 11, 2020
Ken and His Belle of New York
Name: Ken Yang & Pattra Belle Bumrarb Location: Upper West Side; New York, New York Size: 850 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years; Rented Our story begins with a boy named Ken and his beauty Belle, who once lived far away in a modern glass cell. From the Capitol steps our lady Belle escaped, by train and by coach to a life freshly-shaped. Yet love cannot stand so many miles apart, so Ken closed the gap, and thus began a fresh start.
Dec 19, 2019
The Power Went Out: Do You Keep or Toss the Food in the Refrigerator?
It’s an age old question: “do I keep it or toss it?” This is of course pertaining to food in the fridge that’s been sitting there for a questionable period of time after a power outage. We refer you to our U.S. government guidelines on food safety, recommending just how long our refrigerators and freezers will hold their temperatures, as well as whether to keep or discard food kept inside during a power outage.
Dec 16, 2019
Get The Look: Iron Man/Tony Stark’s Man Cave
You may have drooled along with us at Tony Stark’s dream garage and workshop. Turns out some of the tech is actually quite achievable. Unfortunately we don’t mean the fantastical suit of armor, fanciful interactive 3D user interface, the sports cars, or the kickass space. But there’s plenty of daily tech in use that is quite attainable. Come check out Iron Man’s man cave!Tony Stark’s workspace is a man’s dream realized for the movies.
Aug 10, 2019
In Defense of the Belt Clip Cell Phone Holster
The belt clip cellphone holder is the modern equivalent of the fannypack – super useful but super dorky. While many women (and some men) carry the equivalent of a Best Buy Mobile store in their purses, the streamlined person has to make to do with the old school pocket. But with smartphones getting more expensive and more often out of your pocket than in, the gadget holster is making a stylish comeback as a useful tool and somehow not as dorky as it used to be.
Aug 10, 2019
5 Ways to Speed Up Your Slow Wi-Fi Connection
There’s a good chance you’re not experiencing the full internet speeds you’re paying for. A weak wireless connection is often the bottleneck between advertised maximum speeds and the reality of waiting for pages to load and files to download. So what’s the point of paying for all this speed if you can’t take full advantage of it?
Jun 26, 2019
Skipping the Hassle Of Hiding Home Theater Wiring
We’ve always preached the pros of going wireless here at Apartment Therapy (check out Joel’s wireless audio setup), and there have always been pros and cons. This is the year to finally take your video and audio wireless and stop stressing about running unsightly wiring all over your home.Wireless VideoWireless video has been around for quite some time now, but many of us have struggled with the drawbacks that it brings.
Jun 26, 2019
The Pros and Cons of Switching to a Tankless Water Heater
If the idea of constantly heating your water in a big tank sitting in your basement sounds mighty inefficient and wasteful to you, then a tankless water heater may be the right option for you. I’ve researched some of the advantages of a tankless water heater system, alongside some of the compromises that come with the compact, more energy efficient option. There are many advantages to going with a tankless water heater.
May 5, 2019
Pros & Cons: Should I Keep a Landline for Emergencies?
Last week’s much debated and nicely reader participated discussion on whether a single mother of a 7-year old child should get rid of her land line sparked some important discoveries – several important points about landline telephones during an emergency were brought to light. Here are some of the great reader comments and important points to keep in mind when using a landline telephone service in an emergency situation at home.
Nov 12, 2013
Save Money By Running Appliances/Recharge At Night
Utility companies generally charge higher rates during peak hours, during the day when the load is highest with everyone awake and using their stuff. During off-peak hours at night the rates are quite a bit lower. Here are some tips to take advantages of the lower evening rates to save money on your utility bills!Check out your bill or utility company’s website to find the posted rates for peak and off-peak hours.
Apr 25, 2011