Category: Technology

Why personalisation is a lot more affordable

Personalisation is more affordable today and it’s because of the improvements made with laser cutting and engraving machines. They’re faster, more powerful, smarter, more precise and much more affordable than they were 10 or 20 years ago.

This has meant that the affordability factor has hit the many online consumer outlets and people can now buy engraved awards, bespoke furniture and personalised gifts at incredibly cheap prices. The wedding industry alone is a good example, and an engraved wedding ring was once a luxury item that only the richest could afford or even think of, but now it’s uncommon to have wedding rings that aren’t engraved, and that just goes to show exactly how much more affordable it is today than it was a couple of decades ago. What’s more even the most basic laser and engraving machines can produce quality items to the highest standards, so small business and ‘one person bands’ are able to get in on the action too.

Is finding a trusted locksmith harder than it seems?

A locksmith is a person who can jump in and save us from the complication of being locked out of our own homes or cars. However, the task of the locksmith can be rather risky too, because they can be looked at distrustfully, as a locksmith has knowledge about entrances in a customer’s house or business. And so, a locksmith should take the correct measures to construct a fantastic image in the field. There is nothing inappropriate in the perceived mistrust surrounding some locksmiths, if they can break into your home and win you back your keys and security, they can break into other homes too. You can only hope a professional locksmith will be committed to helping people and not hindering them. Read More

Working in a warehouse: What you need to know

If you’re looking to work in a warehouse, and think you’re suitable for the role, then that’s great but there may be a few things you need to know first.

In most warehouses, the whole structure of the day is built around a solid plan, so everyone knows exactly what they’re responsible for, and how to conduct each task. As soon as corners are cut or duties are neglected, problems occur. This is why you should be sure to focus on your tasks and stay organised. You should come to work with a clear mind and ensure your workspace is clean and tidy and ready for the day’s work. You must not take on too many responsibilities that aren’t your own. Teamwork is great, but in most warehouses, it’s important you’re focused on your individual tasks, if you neglect those you could be in trouble. If you’re an organised and disciplined individual then you’ll likely thrive in a warehouse, but just take the role seriously and prove you can handle yourself accordingly.

How technology is transforming fast food outlets

If you’ve visited a major fast food outlet in a city recently you have probably noticed just how advanced the ordering systems are. In some major chains, you don’t even need to speak to a member of staff to place your order, you simply select the meal you’d like on an LCD screen and then a receipt is printed with an order number. That number is then called and you can walk up to collect your meal.

It’s crazy to think just how far these chains have come, we’ve moved on so quickly from basic tills that open and close, with waiters holding a pen and paper, to now; a restaurant that requires very little interaction at all. Of course, there is still the opportunity to order your meal at the counter, but the fact that you don’t even have to nowadays goes to show just how far we’ve come and things will only become more automated in the future. Perhaps we won’t even need chefs!

The PC Wizard can help!

In my work as a PC Repair Engineer, I come across a lot of different problems.
But one recurring issue is the fact that people are not taught the basics of how to use Windows!

To help remedy this, I have produced a series of Blog Articles showing a step-by-step introduction to Files and Folders.

Starting from the very basics, it gives the novice vital information on how their files are stored, and instructions on how to navigate the Folder system.

Organising the plethora of files that build up in one’s computer can be a daunting task, but with the tips provided here, I hope to make it a little more manageable, teaching you how to Cut and Copy multiple files/Folders at once and navigate quickly between different Folders.

The Summary Page provides a simple Glossary of terms and recaps the lessons we have learned, as well as providing a guide to identify the different types of Files.

Although aimed at complete novices, even more, advanced users may find some useful information here, whether on the use of the Ribbon, right-click sub-menus or Control Keys.

Remember, if you need any help with your PC or laptop, call the PC Wizard for a fix in the comfort of your home.

Who Uses Lasers?

Lasers are used all over the world, up to industrial levels. It is one of the most versatile modern inventions, and is applied to many different processes.

Lasers are made use of by various different industries, including: automotive, industrial, medical, military, aerospace and electronics. Each industry that uses lasers tends to use them in different ways. For example manufacturing industries may use lasers to weld and measure materials, where as in medical fields lasers are used to mark instruments or within medical equipment.

Lasers are often used by working professionals and can even be used at home. While they are not necessarily cheap, a laser can be easily purchased at a store or online and be used for cutting, etching and marking as well as many other applications. Lasers like these can engrave on many different kinds of metal, plastic, wood, or glass and are recommended for marking parts that are expected to experience high wear.

 

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