Day: July 7, 2020

How to quickly turn on Night Shift on iOS (and reduce that gnarly blue light)

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff.

I’m not a Night Shift fan per se. I don’t like it when my iPhone or iPad screen becomes orange-tinted on a schedule. If I’m still up in front of the TV at midnight on a Tuesday, I’d rather not my expensive device look as though it was dunked in Orangina.

But… there does come a time when I’m using my device in bed (I know, awful habit) and I’d rather some of that

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3 multicloud architecture patterns cloud pros should understand

Multicloud is one of those deployment models that most enterprises already use but do so without having purposefully intended to move to multicloud. In other words, multicloud architecture by accident.

I’m noticing some emerging patterns around the purposeful use of multicloud and its benefits. These architectures are derived from the business value of leveraging multicloud, not the result of random decisions that result in multiclouds. There is a huge difference.

Here are three emerging multicloud architectures and what you should know about them:

Data-oriented multicloud architectures. Multicloud typically means that the data is coupled to the cloud provider running the

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15 hot tech skills getting hotter — no certification required

There’s no debate that hot IT certifications are worthy add-ons for tech professionals trying to boost their job prospects. But the problem with certs is they are mostly limited to infrastructure roles and related technology products. The vendors of these products are obligated to train their customers in how to use them and offer certifications for this purpose that are arguably easy to obtain. This leaves countless tech skills for which either there are no certifications available or it just doesn’t matter to employers eager to place a value on these skills and offer extra cash to workers who acquire

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15 hot tech skills getting hotter — no certification required

There’s no debate that hot IT certifications are worthy add-ons for tech professionals trying to boost their job prospects. But the problem with certs is they are mostly limited to infrastructure roles and related technology products. The vendors of these products are obligated to train their customers in how to use them and offer certifications for this purpose that are arguably easy to obtain. This leaves countless tech skills for which either there are no certifications available or it just doesn’t matter to employers eager to place a value on these skills and offer extra cash to workers who acquire

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