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Need a credit card reader for your iPhone or iPad? Check out our guide to the best card swipers — and the best credit card processing apps — for iOS users, including pricing and key features.
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 […]
Devices that process credit (and debit) card transactions come in three general varieties: (1) mobile card readers that connect to your smartphone, tablet, or computer and require an app to function, (2) credit card terminals that combine all processing functions into a single device, and (3) point-of-sale (POS) systems that add functions such as inventory management, employee scheduling, analytics and reporting, loyalty/gift card programs, and more.
If you’ve heard the term “KDS” floating around the industry and have found yourself at a bit of a loss, you’ve come to the right article! Short for “Kitchen Display Systems,” these digital screens replace the need for receipt printers or handwritten orders (although some point of sale systems do still require a traditional thermal printer be used in conjunction with their KDS screens). But is this something your restaurant needs?
When you’re shopping for a POS, choosing the right hardware can save you money and help your business run efficiently. Here’s what you need to know about POS equipment, including where to get it, what options are available, and how to afford it.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Miura M010 might just be my favorite card reader of all time, but you might not have heard of it before. There’s no ifs, ands, or buts about it: The mobile EMV hardware scene is pretty fractured. Some companies don’t have EMV yet, some companies have EMV but not NFC, etc. Most consumers to […]