SmartTrade App introduces aPOS (App Point of Sale)

Mobile Payments is an ever changing, highly disruptive market. The past year has seen major growth in areas like mPos, NFC and Contactless. Continuing this disruption, SmartTrade App carved a new place in the market, under a new category we like to call, aPos (App Point of Sale.) First there were POS (Point of Sale) […]

iPhone 7 – Why losing the 3.5mm jack is a big problem for card readers

Since its announcement, the iPhone 7 has caused a flurry of excitement for Apple fans. Around the globe, lines have formed outside of Apple stores days before it’s full release. So much so that people were auctioning off their space at the front of the queues of Apple stores for up to $3,000 dollars. See more […]

SmartTrade Works on the Latest Apple Release, iOS 9—iZettle Doesn’t

If you’re an iZettle customer, you’ve probably seen their warning to the users of their Card Reader Pro and Card Reader Contactless credit card readers. “Do not update to iOS 9.0,” it says on their warning page. If your credit card reader can’t support the latest iPhone update, are you sure you want to be using […]

Get iPhone/ iPad SmartTrade App Version 3 Today!

We’re very proud to announce that version 3, the latest and greatest version of our mobile payment app, is now available in the Apple App Store! The new version of the app improves upon previous versions in a number of ways: we cleaned up the interface, making it easier to findwhat you need. We made the customer pages more useful, […]

Why Apple Pay Isn’t a Game Changer for Your Business

Last week, we finally got to hear about Apple Pay, the long-rumoured payment solution from the Cupertino giant. And it sounds pretty cool. But don’t get head of yourself; it may not be a game changer for your business. Let’s take a quick look at how it works. First, you enter your credit card information into Apple’s Passbook app. When it comes […]

Apple goes bananas for Mobile Payments. Soon.

On Sept 9th Apple is going to release a better way of paying for goods on your iPhone using NFC. In secret last month I saw a new way of paying on your mobile with the NFC and an app. Seeing the ease and speed of this payment made with NFC and a mobile wallet was pretty amazing. […]

How We’re Different from Other iPhone Credit Card Readers

There are a lot of mobile credit card readers on the market, and all of them help you take debit and credit card payments on the go. Why should you choose SmartTrade instead of one of the larger providers? Because SmartTrade is so much more than an iPhone credit card reader. It’s a one-stop shop […]

10 Great iPhone Apps to Help You Run a Smarter Business

Modern small business owners know that their iPhone is the most powerful tool in their arsenal. Yes, providing a great product and outstanding service is crucial to your success, but you also have to be connected; to get jobs, stay in touch with your colleagues and customers, and keep everything organised. There are hundreds of […]