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[Updated] Ransomware Attack Can Affect POS Terminals

[Updated] Ransomware Attack Can Affect POS Terminals

Some more information has come to hand on the latest from WannaCry (aka WannaCrypt). We recommend all our customers to have a read of this article. To sum up: If you use Windows, install the patch that Microsoft has released to block the specific exploit that the Wann...

Idealpos introduces the W1 Tablet

Idealpos introduces the W1 Tablet

Idealpos has been looking to supply a business grade sturdy tablet for POS and it is now available in both 7 and 10 inch models. With a screen resolution allowing you to view the entire POS screen, you can take your POS terminal anywhere you need to go. Featuring a rugged d...

Fire Water Burn

Fire Water Burn

Ingredients : Terminal - 1 Glamor POS, Fuel, Lighter, Water & Sauce. Method : Use all ingredients in various combinations for effective results. This is a video of our Glamor POS Terminal being subjected to fire and water and still having no effect on the working of ...

Inside Scoop Price Enquiry Function

Inside Scoop Price Enquiry Function

This is the first of our Inside Scoop series of blog posts. These posts will highlight a new feature that is coming out in the next build. It won't be the only feature, and it might not always be exciting, but you will have something to look forward to. Just remember, this is...

Spring Clean Your POS System

Spring Clean Your POS System

There's a good chance during the holiday season you're going to be very busy, at least, you hope so! To make the most of this opportunity, you should give your entire POS system a maintenance check. This includes all hardware and software that is used to process sales for you...

6.03 build 133 release

6.03 build 133 release

Added: Support for up to 1000 POS Screen Layouts Added: Promotion Tables - lengthened POS Range and Customer Type Range

Handheld Update to Version 2.1.1

Handheld Update to Version 2.1.1

There's an update available for the Ideal Handheld app on the App Store. The following has been improved/added and included in the latest release. New option to Mimic Server Menu Layout. Handheld Licence IP and POSServer IP Download Program Data is a separate opt...

Staff Post - Raef Puddifoot

Staff Post - Raef Puddifoot

Raef Puddifoot Retail Software Support Assistant 25 years of hospitality experience, most recently as a workplace trainer and assessor. He's have worked in 7 different countries in many different roles, & used many different POS. When not at work, he's still at work ownin...

Public Holiday Surcharge

Public Holiday Surcharge

A lot of hospitality businesses on public holidays will put their prices up by a set amount for every sale. This is to cover the costs of the staff who are working on what should be a day off for everyone. The percentage rate is set anywhere between 5 and 15%. From the ACCC...

Idealpos 7 build 18

Idealpos 7 build 18

Build 18 is now released and available in the downloads section of both Reseller and Customer accounts. You can download the Update History here . This is a very large update with a lot of changes and we recommend that you read through the Update History guide to see how to ...