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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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.

POS Systems

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 ...


Lime Scooters Being Hacked in Australia

Pranksters in Brisbane, Australia, have hacked the audio files on rentable scooters owned by transportation startup Lime, leading to them spouting unsavoury messages to the public. It's far from the only issue e-scooters and bikes have faced around the globe in recent months.


US Tech Giants Are Reportedly Selling to Huawei Despite Ban

In May, the Trump administration issued a blanket ban on US companies supplying hardware or software to the Chinese tech giant Huawei. Now a new report claims that tech companies including Intel and Micron sold millions of dollars worth of products since the ban was announced.

POS Systems

TouchBistro POS Review 2019

Founded in Toronto in 2010, TouchBistro has rapidly expanded beyond the city to take over the entire restaurant POS industry, and for good reason. Find out why TouchBistro could be the perfect software for your restaurant or cafe in our 2019 review, plus get a custom price quote.


Samsung Reveals the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus

Samsung just debuted the next two installments in its decade-old flagship Galaxy Note line: The Note 10 starts at $949, and the larger Note 10 Plus starts at $1099. They're available on August 23. You can preorder from the Microsoft store online or across the country.

POS Systems

How Much Does a POS System Cost?

POS systems can be tiny or huge, from a single iPad app to a multi-location hardware and software setup. But whether your business is one person with a tablet, or hundreds of employees, every business owner wants to find the best POS system at the most cost-effective price point.