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Guide To Buying ShopKeep Hardware

There are a lot of reason why ShopKeep is among our most recommended point of sale systems for small businesses. This product remains one of the more affordable options on the market while giving you a wide variety of features to help your retail or restaurant establishment function efficiently. Chances are, if you’ve decided to […]

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Sep 17, 2018 Filed under: Hardware, Point of Sale 0

The 5 Best Small Business Credit Card Processing Companies

Trying to choose the best credit card processing company can be overwhelming. This is especially true when you are a new small business owner who has never even heard of a “merchant account” before — but the truth is that even seasoned CEOs can get dizzy while researching the payment processing industry. (Trust us, we’ve […]

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Jun 21, 2018 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, eCommerce, Hardware, Inventory Management, Mobile Payments, PCI Compliance 248
KDS Kitchen Display System

What Is A Kitchen Display System?

In this day and age, keeping up with society’s constantly changing slang can feel like a bit of a chore. For restaurateurs who want to maintain a competitive edge, there is an additional need to stay on top of new foodservice-related tech terms and acronyms. If you’ve heard the term “KDS” floating around the industry and […]

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Nov 21, 2017 Filed under: Hardware, Point of Sale 3
Proprietary vs open source hardware

POS 101: Proprietary Hardware VS Open Source Hardware

Republican or Democrat, team Edward or team Jacob, proprietary hardware or open source hardware? These are the questions we’ve all pondered at one point or another in our lives—am I right? Okay, maybe everyone hasn’t contemplated these exact lines of thought, but if you run a store or a restaurant, or are connected to the Point of […]

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May 5, 2017 Filed under: Hardware, Point of Sale 1

Get a Free Hardware Bundle from NCR Silver

For a limited time only, NCR Silver (see our review) is offering new customers free iPad or discounted Android hardware bundles. To qualify for this special promotion, there are just a couple of requirements: You must be a new customer of NCR Silver. Users must sign up for a two-year contract with NCR Silver or NCR Silver Pro. This […]

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Mar 27, 2017 Filed under: Hardware, Point of Sale 0

The Future of mPOS in an EMV World

Even if you’ve never used a card swiper attached a tablet or smartphone yourself, chances are you’ve seen one. Any pop-up booth, stall, or merchandise table you see (at a theater, concert, convention, sporting event, or even along the street) that takes credit cards is probably relying on a mobile POS (mPOS) system with a […]

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Feb 21, 2017 Filed under: Hardware, Mobile Payments 0
SumUp reader in its box

Unboxing the SumUp Card Reader

First things first: SumUp provided us with a free card reader for the purposes of our review. Our opinions are entirely our own.   The mPOS scene has thinned out recently, leaving only a few really great options and a smattering of so-so ones. That’s why we’ve been keeping an eye on the European mPOS […]

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Feb 17, 2017 Filed under: Hardware, Mobile Payments 1