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Xero integration with iZettle – how does it work?

The leader in the mobile point of sale race in the UK, iZettle, offers easy integration with small business accounting software Xero. What does this mean, and what are the benefits for small businesses? One of the advantages offered by mobile payment applications like iZettle is that it allows small merchants and [...]

By Lucy Harris|2018-05-08T09:11:38+01:00August 10th, 2015|Tags: |

PDQ machine goes mobile

PDQ machines are no longer optional for small and medium-sized businesses. What are the different types for businesses? What should be considered?

By Lucy Harris|2022-06-07T23:01:40+01:00February 23rd, 2015|

iZettle & Windows Phone 8: why does it lack support?

When iZettle first launched a few years ago, it was compatible only with the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Since then, the service has added several countries in Europe and beyond, but it has only gained compatibility with Android devices. No Windows Phone, no BlackBerry. The same applies for iZettle's main [...]

By Lucy Harris|2019-02-18T05:06:11+00:00September 17th, 2014|Tags: |

Payleven UK coupon promo code

Note: Payleven and SumUp merged in April 2016, and the new company will operate under the name of SumUp. Payleven ceased to exist as a brand in 2016.  You can check out our article of Payleven alternatives for the app-based mobile card readers currently in the UK market. In 2015, Payleven offered [...]

By Lucy Harris|2018-05-02T09:43:03+01:00August 26th, 2014|Tags: |

Are viruses a threat to mobile point of sale systems (mPOS)?

In the wake of the Target data breach in late 2013, which exposed the credit and debit card accounts of 70 million holiday shoppers, both investors and merchants have started searching for alternatives to upgrade outdated payments technology. Are mobile point of sale (mPOS) systems part of the solution, or do [...]

By Lucy Harris|2018-05-02T09:43:03+01:00June 17th, 2014|Tags: |

mPOS in Hong Kong – which were the first providers?

New mobile payment systems give merchants and small business owners in Hong Kong a chance to accept credit cards easily on the go. mPOS terminals allow local businesses to accept international payment cards such as Visa, MasterCard and JCB wherever they are. An external card reader is connected to [...]

By Lucy Harris|2018-09-13T11:06:34+01:00May 23rd, 2014|Tags: |

M-PESA: how Kenya took the lead in mobile money

By Janet Kamana, Nairobi M-PESA is a mobile money transfer service supported by Safaricom, Kenya's largest mobile network operator. It is arguably the most developed mobile money transfer system in the world, and has transformed the lives of many Kenyans. With over 18.2 million subscribers in a country [...]

By Lucy Harris|2021-08-15T05:38:27+01:00April 7th, 2014|Tags: |