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Square now accepts offline credit card payments

- March 4th, 2015

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I’m sure many of you by now are familiar with Square. It’s a service that allows businesses or even individuals to accept payment by credit card using a little dongle attached to the headphone jack of their smartphone or tablet. This type of service relies on the ability to securely transmit card information either through an Internet connection or data connection like 3G, 4G or LTE. But what happens when there’s no connection available?

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Square mobile payment system gets invoicing

- July 18th, 2014

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Strolling through Old Strathcona last Saturday during Edmonton’s Whyte Avenue Art Walk 2014 I noticed something different this year.  More vendors were accepting payment by credit card – VISA, MasterCard, American Express – many through the magic of this micro-payment system called Square. It’s changed the way small businesses do their transactions. And now here in Canada, they’ve taken it one step farther with the introduction of invoices allowing complete secure payment transactions when not dealing face-to-face.

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Win a Griffin Merchant Case + Square Reader for iPhone 5/5s

- May 6th, 2014

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If you’re keen on accepting credit cards for your business, garage sale or what have you and use an iPhone 5 or iPhone 5S, accessory maker Griffin Technology and mobile payment company Square have teamed up to offer a protective case and Square Reader in one nice little low-cost bundle.

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Quick Hit: Epson WorkForce Wide-Format All-In-One

- May 21st, 2012

EPSON WF-7520

 

Sometimes you need to print or scan a document and 8.5″x 14″- legal size just doesn’t cut it, especially when you need something much bigger. Enter the EPSON WorkForce WF-7520 Wide-Format All-In-One.  It will allow you to scan a document of up to 11″ x 17″. As well, it accommodates media up to 13″ wide and up to 13″ x 19″, automatically, double-sided on a single sheet of paper.

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How to save space when upgrading your PC using the Dell Vostro 360 AIO

- November 30th, 2011

There’s nothing more frustrating at work than an old PC. When it’s time to upgrade it can be confusing about what needs upgrading and what doesn’t. Adding a new PC to an old monitor or swapping out some of the hardware can be a real pain. The Dell Vostro 360 All-in-One offers a painless upgrade, and it even gives you more desk space! Check out our video review:

The all-in-one is just like it sounds. Out of the box you’ll find three pieces: the computer with a built in monitor, a wireless keyboard, and a wireless mouse. There’s only one cable to plug in, and that’s power – so if you’ve got wireless Internet already, you’ve just put a whole lot of clutter behind you. 

The Vostro 360 All-in-One isn’t a slouch in the performance department either. It’s packing a second generation Intel Core processor, 4 gigabytes of RAM, and half a terabyte of hard drive with space for thousands of movies, pictures, songs, and documents. The 23” touchscreen is powered by high definition NVIDIA graphics (there are only 4 fixed configs available and only one configs has NVIDIA graphics, the rest are integrated but the screen is High Def regardless whether it’s the multi-touch or non-touch) and comes with an HD camera and microphone built-in.

We’re giving one away this week, enter to win here!