Adam is a writer at and has worked as a tech writer, blogger and copy editor for the last decade. He's also a Forbes Contributor on the publishing industry (and Digital Book World 2018 award finalist) and has appeared in publications including Popular Mechanics and IDG Connect. When not glued to TechMeme, he loves obsessing over 1970s sci-fi art.


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POS Systems

Vend POS Review 2019

The Vend platform is a solid POS software and among the most well-known. It performs well overall, with a strong raft of features, good support options, and fair pricing. Its flexiblity is a strong selling point, as evidenced in its wide range of third-party integrations.

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Lightspeed POS Review

Lightspeed's price is a little above the norm for the POS industry, but its strong features, ease of use, and support team more than make up for it. It's a good choice for a small, mid-size or large business that needs a high-quality POS system.

POS Systems

10 Best Restaurant POS Systems

The right POS system can streamline every operation of your restaurant, bar, or cafe, from orders and payments to your entire ingredient inventory. Here’s everything to know about the best restaurant POS systems available today.

POS Systems

10 Best Retail POS Systems

A POS system is not only an essential part of running any successful store in today's world, but it's almost the only system business owners need. Here's our overview of which ten retail POS systems are worth considering.


Viral Chinese Deepfake App Zao Sparks Privacy Concerns

The just-launched app Zao lets users slap their own faces onto movie clips, letting them cosplay as Leonard DiCaprio or Wolverine within seconds. It's only available in China, where it's a massive viral hit. Zao's success has spurred plenty of concerns about privacy violations.

CRM Software

Best CRM For Small Business

Not only is the CRM software market competitive, with over a half dozen top-quality options available, but the array of features and add-on integrations can be confusing. Each CRM is different, with unique functions and potential extra costs. Which is best? We're glad you asked.


Google Filed a Weird Multiple-Page Smartbook Patent

The race towards a great foldable phone now has its strangest entry yet: Google has filed a new patent for a book-like device that might have as many as five foldable screen "pages" to flip through. Here's how it would work and how likely it is to actually happen.

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ShopKeep POS Review 2019

ShopKeep's iPad POS software is aimed at two biggest POS-reliant industries: Retail and restaurants. The vendor also sells hardware options for businesses in need of more than just iPads, from barcode scanners to receipt printers. But are the features worth the price?


Apple’s Newest iOS Update Has a Big Security Flaw

The newest iOS update, iOS 12.4, has accidentally unpatched an old security flaw that it had previously addressed, researchers have found. If your iPhone is running iOS 12.4 — and since it auto-updates, you likely are — you're theoretically at risk if you download a rogue ...