Mobile Point of Sale (mPOS) systems make it possible for virtually any business to set up shop and start taking payments almost right away. They’re flexible. They’re affordable. And these days, they’re also feature-rich, delivering capabilities that can, at times, rival a traditional or iPad-based POS system. Are you getting the most out of your […]
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Simple and streamlined to the core, it’s no wonder the ancient art of street food vending has blossomed with the increasingly fast pace of life. The humble food cart fully launched into the modern era with the introduction of mobile payment processing solutions offered by companies like Square. With pricing and equipment tailored for low-volume/low-ticket […]
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 […]
I thought, for a long time, that PayPal was invincible, a behemoth that couldn’t be taken down by anyone, and certainly not by an underdog like Square. I’m a lot less sure of that these days, because Square is rolling out feature after feature that’s taking a shot at PayPal and its supremacy in the […]
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 […]
Apple recently unveiled their new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus smartphones, and their reception has been decidedly different than it was for previous models. Rather than praise or condemn the phone’s new features (such as the faster A10 processor or the 7 Plus’s dual cameras), discussion has focused on the company’s controversial decision to […]
We live, unfortunately, in the age of the data breach. Target. Home Depot. Sony. The IRS. ADP. Noodles & Co. Wendy’s. Yahoo. Over the past few years, all of these companies (and many, many others) have been hit with some sort of data breach that has compromised personalized data ranging from social security numbers and W2 information to credit card numbers. […]
Is Square’s free card reader really the best out there? See how Square’s hardware stacks up against its competitors with our in-depth comparison.
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