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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 – The Smart Phone with The Best Price/Performance Ratio

I will let everyone the handle this with Xiaomi who remains in the works for its next front runner phone which is most likely to be called XiaomiRedmiNote 5 and also will certainly be released in the second half of 2017. It will certainly showcase a 5.5 inch FHD screen, will certainly be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 cpu, 4GB RAM and also will come in 32GB and 64GB internal memory variant’s.

XiaomiRedmiNote 5 Smartphone was introduced in March 2017, includes a 5.5-inch Complete HD IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen  of 1080 x 1920 pixels at a pixel thickness of 401 pixels each inch. The screen is also shielded by a Corning Gorilla Glass Scratch Resistant display.

The phone is powered by a 2 GHz Octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 cpu and it comes with 4 GB of RAM. But I am not the processor has Octa cores in the CPU and also 4 GB of RAM makes certain the phone runs efficiently with several applications open at the same time. The XiaomiRedmiNote 5 also packs in a graphics cpu, as well as 32 & 64 GB of one of the best internal storage space which can be expanded to 128 GB through a microSD card.

The XiaomiRedmi Note 5 runs Android 7.1 OS as well as is powered by a 4000 mAh battery. It’s a Dual SIM Mobile phone, as well as connectivity choices on the XiaomiRedmi Note 5 include, GPS, HotSpot, Wi-fi, Bluetooth.

The major camera on the XiaomiRedmi Note 5 is a 16 MP shooter with Vehicle Emphasis, Face Discovery, HDR, Touch Emphasis, and Video Recording. The smart device likewise has a Front Facing Camera capable of shooting 8 MP selfies.

The Best Ways to Understand Laser Engraving

Etching with a laser is really an easy procedure. A laser is just a device. Laser can inscribe most lucky today. One of the most popular products in the inscribing areas are covered steels, wood, acrylic, glass, natural leather, marble, plastic, and also a host of synthetic materials made specifically for lasers. Although it’s complex often laser marking is described as laser etching. Unlike conventional etching, laser etching just needs no masks or chemicals.

It was back in the early 1960’s when researchers initially uncovered, that they might create a light, concentrate the power as well as have a device powerful sufficient to impact particular materials. Laser marking is the preferred noting approach when permanency or visual appeals are required. It didn’t take very long for the inscribing sector to see lasers as well as quickly lasers were being used for a variety of industrial applications including welding, heat-treating, etching as well as engraving.

If you think about a laser as a light just like a light bulb you’ll thank for the sale bulb will emit energy out all over it. And also the term laser etching is primarily just an additional name for laser engraving.

The capacity to laser cut complicated accounts can get rid of the need for extra operations, making laser cutting extremely affordable. This is regular thing like a remarkable cut-edge quality with identical sides and with no burrs. Laser cutting includes high accuracy, lowered contamination or bending, and also a good quality finish to commercial reducing applications.

The laser metal reducing alternative can be added to some of the laser reducing devices. A laser functions very well for the cutting of acrylic (Plexiglas), PETG, thin polycarbonates (Mylar), styrene expanded PVC (Sintra), wood, paper as well as textile.

You can easily laser mark in sets of anything from 1 to 10,000. Co2 lasers could supply exceptional results for the marking of glass as well as give significant reductions in running costs and also the price of products. Laser noting is additionally preferred when the component to be noted is as well little or has also intricate of a form to be marked with anything but laser etching.

The common markets that use laser noting consist of the promotional, design as well as medical sectors. Do the right think marking is a procedure in which material is indelibly marked at extremely rapid rates (nanoseconds each personality). The laser noting of glass by CARBON DIOXIDE lasers on the fly or while moving can be an excellent addition today for many commercial atmospheres and applications for glass marking.

Also you may have actually seen several of the stands in shopping malls as well as specialty shops for laser engraving solutions because it’s currently the most common type of engraving. Quite a few firms today make laser etching equipment, laser noting systems and laser etching devices.

Laser inscribing can be used for a lot of the works presently being accomplished by the conventional commercial engravers. Of the many things being inscribed by lasers today, iPods and also laptop computers place among the highest in the consumer market and also the laser engraving of steel makes use of one of the most power particularly if the metal is of the tougher type.


Ive been playing a few games of Warhammer Fantasy lately and am honestly enjoying myself. Thats right, someone is playing a Games Workshop product and enjoying themselves. It happens, get over it!

Me being me, I went High Elves. Arrogance and superiority aside, I love the concept of Swordmasters and magic, so it was pretty much an automatic choice. Its a bugger I have to paint carefully in a bright scheme to make the army look nice. Check out this monstrosity that just didnt work:


Ok it aint terrible but it just looked flat. So I changed to a more conservative High Elf theme:

Get it?

Now Ive got a fledgling army under my wing, I have played a few games against some mean old Lizards, smelly old rats and even smellier hippies, and had a gay old time.

Id like to write a battle report or two, though the biggest challenge there, is to remember to bloody take pictures of the thing! I will be chronicling the story of this hobby soon enough though, giving credit where its due (to me) and bringing to task my opponents on their dirty, underhanded tactics (everyone whenever they kill anything of mine). This is the internetz and I reserve the right to crusade behind my keyboard!

See this as me coming out about my interest in Warhammer. Im prepared for repercussions and will probably never speak to good looking lady again.


This isnt my first game playing Warhammer but its the first time I got round to talking about it online.  Probably should give you a warning, I unashamedly will be biased throughout this post.

If youre not into Warhammer then you might not understand all the terminology but Ill try not to use too much slang. No promises though.

My noble and courageous High Elves against the army of a friend of mine, Bryan, or Bry-dogg if you want his street name his foul and altogether stinky Nurgle Daemons.

We need to get things clear, our armys are still relatively new and thus largely unpainted. Youll see in the pictures, but if you dont like it? Well who cares eh, I dont owe you anything.

Well apart from supporting my blog with your audience I suppose.

Alright lets get on with the important business:


Set up thusly:

The glittering host of Prince Natharian the Valorous. Please excuse the Blight Drone standing in for a Noble Battle Standard Bearer on an Eagle

And Bryans Daemons

Boo, hiss right?

I took pictures of the magic cards my Archmage rolled (all the best ones) but I wont bother posting them up because of what happened in my first turn

Early game

I moved into position, using my faster moving Ellyrian Reavers, BSB Eagle and Flamespyre Phoenix to my left knowing the opponent would have to present their rear to them if they wanted to fight my ranked units to my right.

I was getting excited to use my Shadow magic, since I had all the best spells to wipe out even the Blightkings. Off the bat I used The Withering but I fluffed the casting, rerolled a die using the book of Hoeth and then Miscast in the worst way. Fortunately my Banner of the World Dragon in the Swordmasters saved the unit from losing 18 models(!) and just lost the few you see below.

Tragically I lost the Archmage. FIRST TURN OF THE GAME.

Quite a terrible first turn for me. Tommo, a spectator, laughed his rollicks off. Curse his eyes.

Bryan had a chuckle then scared off my light Calvary who misjudged the charge arc of the Plagebearers. The rest of his army moved towards my infantry blocks.

Manuevering and posturing. Nothing of real note, except my Ellyrian Reavers fleeing the table and the Flamespyre Phoenix performing fly-by BBQs of the Plaguebearers.

My BSB broke his Ring of Fury. Lord of the Rings he aint.

The Great Unclean One, Greater Daemon of Nurgle and all round stinker, did manage to cause himself a wound by blowing himself off.

Seems magic was just not going to work this game.

The most heroic actions of all time. Ever

The Great Unclean One got close, close enough to threaten my lines next turn. The best chance to kill him was the regiment of Swordmasters and their super banner that made them all but invincible to Daemons, but would leave them open to a beating from 10 Blightkings. Also, the horrible old Beasts of Nurgle were going to eat my poor old Spearmen alive, with or without Prince backup.

But I had a plan

Thats right, criss-cross! As you can see from the picture above, the Great Unclean One is gone. The Swordmasters charged the Beasts and the Spearmen charged the big old Daemon. The Prince challenged and with his Potion of Strength, cut the Daemon down like a sick dog in Korea.

Little unlikely he would do it in one, but with combat resolution I should have banished it anyway.

End Game

Fighting ensued, lives were lost, Elves ran..

Prince Natharian, tired from killing a Greater Daemon and narrowly avoiding being ran down by the Blightkings, left the Spearmen to their doom and joined the Swordmasters

who made an expert tactical withdrawal worthy of praise alongside Dunkirk.

Learning points

This was a great game. Tactically both of us made great moves. Bry-dogg was clever to lure my Swordmasters into a fight with the Blightkings using the Greater Daemon.

I shamelessly used the Spearelves as a speed bump and ran for the hills.

Bryan decided to use two smaller units from now on, since he could eliminate the escape route of the Swordmasters. He also said hed be more aggressive with the Soulgrinder and fight infantry rather than chase flying units.

I learnt I would rather a Reaver Bow on the BSB instead of the Ring of Fury. And that cowardice works.