Apple Stores POS Outage

Last week Apple stores suffered thru POS outage and were reduced to old style credit card machines according to Techcrunch. Similar outage supposedly hit NCR Silver.

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Apple Store Point Of Sale Systems Go Down Again Today, Outage Continues

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Some Apple Stores have had their point-of-sale systems go down repeatedly today, TechCrunch has learned. There was an extensive outage early Thursday morning and there has been an ongoing outage this evening in some stores.

Reports from our sources and from Twitter corroborate that there is some sort of issue going on right now. Apple Store employees are selling to customers with pad and pen, and old-fashioned credit card machines. The Apple Store POS system runs on a combination of software including the RetailMe app and EasyPay apps. The hardware consists of iPod touch and iPad machines running the software. The iPod touches are outfitted with battery cases and card readers and are used as mobile checkout devices.

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