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Support for iZettle payment gateway in X-POS App 1.3!

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[caption id="attachment_1248" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]X-POS ipad app now integrates with iZettle payment gateway. X-POS ipad app now integrates with iZettle payment gateway.[/caption] Understanding the need for a better payment gateway coverage for European countries, this March, SmartOSC has launched the newest version of iPad X-POS - with strong integration with iZettle - one of Europe's leading payment gateway. As a  world-class payment gateway, iZettle has been helping over 15,000 businesses to process credit card payments from customers around the world. This popularity as a payment gateway comes from its quick transaction, easy sign-ups, and no fixed fees or lock-in contracts. By integrating iZettle, X-POS iPad App now help you: Accept and swipe credit cards You can easily swipe Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards on the go, or in your retail store, using the pin & chip Reader by iZettle. Suprisingly, as a X-POS customer, you can save 50% on this device Just sign-up here: Using the iZettle Pin & Chip reader, you'll get swipe rates as low as 2.15%+0¢ on all credit card transactions. There are no hidden fees or complicated costs. Orders and payments, together Payment details are clearly synced with orders, making it easy to see how much you’ve been paid. Recover lost sales from chargebacks Respond to chargebacks with just one click. iZettle generates an automatic, customized chargeback response to make your life easier. Above all, this new features in X-POS iPad app allows more payment options during checkout at your store - which mean better conversion rate and higher customer satisfaction. Continue reading »

X-POS 3.3 - Start selling products with custom options!

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[caption id="attachment_1226" align="aligncenter" width="845"]POS_custom options POS magento with custom options products.[/caption]   You, as a retailer, do you agree that your products are more than just a name and a price? Do you think that they are unique, having colors, sizes, types and other countless widgets that we can not list all? So, how about selling custom made-to-order products - with dozens of options, some modify the price, some require custom input by the customers, etc... rather than fighting with an system that wanted to set strict definitions on what the product can and can't be? These are what we want to bring to you in X-POS 3.3. With new "Custom Options" feature, salesman at retail store can sell things in various options - just like on Magento online store. No need to create hundreds of simple products to combine into one configurable products. Just create custom options in Magento backend, the information will flow straight into X-POS. Easy, fast and flexible! To enable the features, go straight to your Magento admin - Catalog - Manage products - Custom options. Now you can see a list of options with various inputs. Just add any nescessary ones, these will be display in the X-POS system after reloading. All you need to do is to start selling unique, fine-tuned products at your retail store. Take a demo tour right now: X-POS 3.3 Frontend / Backend Login: admin / admin123 Continue reading »

X-POS 3.3 - more powerful with end-of-day report!

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xpos 33   Sales management matters. Running both a webshop and a retail store, you need a powerful tool to handle the complexibility of the data you receive at the end of each day. You need to know exactly where your revenue comes from: in which store, which till and by which payment method. Long ago, business owner have to go between different reports of different stores, but now, with X-POS 3.3, all data you need are at one place, easy to access with a single mouse click.   In addition to top speed, great stability and friendly interface, here are some new features that you will love from this version: Quick report (X-Report) The quick report is meant to give the sales person an easy way to see what he/she has sold in the ongoing sales session. Creating the report does not modify or alter any information, but it lets you print a quick view of sales status for each payment method. pos_magento_x report End-of-day report (Z-Report) The till or end of day report is intended to support in counting the register/till at the end of the day. The till gives access to the following actions: • Perform End-of-Day counting of any received transaction • Count cash per denominations • Print report • Close till – which will reset amounts for both X and Z report.   POS_magento_end_of_day_report The popup window for Close Till display sales per payment methods. It will list:  Cash (X-POS Cash)  Checks (Check and Money Order)  Credit Card (X-POS CC, Credit Card (Saved))  Other payments (Any other enabled payment methods) The user can click into the field for each payment method in Manual column to enter amounts when making the end-of-day count. For payment methods Cash, you can click into “Count” button and make a count per denomination (you can set the denomination to use in configuration). Above all, it is possible to get an overview of all orders created in the X-POS through the Order report in the Magento backend which can grouped in several different ways for your liking.   Ready to explore  powerful sales reports in X-POS 3.3? Visist our store!
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X-POS Combo - a smart point of sale for Modern retail!

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As retailers, we all know the importance of a smart point of sales system to our business success. To make retail better, last May, SmartOSC introduced the updated X-POS 3.0 - the most reliable point of sales soltution in the market. Now, we are delighted to launch a totally brand new point of sales solution - X-POS advanced - a combo of web-based POS and Ipad POS, with significant features, helping you optimize your sales potentials. ipad_point_of_sales_magento   This solution offers you an extraordinary speed you've never seen before. The web-based X-POS 3.1, after being improved, enables you not only to process orders within seconds, but also to have the inventory updated automatically every minute. In case of rush hour, you can maximize the speed by using iPad X-POS - an iPad Apps linked to your Magento store - to process orders anytime, anywhere in the store. No more customers waiting and no more time being wasted.   Along with the speed, the mobility of the solution will help you achieve sales optimization easily. No more lines of customers waiting for payment. You can turn any iPad into a point of sales, to have unlimited tills always ready to serve your customers. So, sales are always available, anywhere and anytime in the store. No more deal being missed. [caption id="attachment_1098" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Now every iPad is a till Now every iPad is a till[/caption] The X-POS advanced also have a neat and simple interface, in both web-based and iPad version. Even the least experienced cashier can learn to use it within minutes. You, and your business will benefit from lower training costs, as well as fewer checkout errors from staff. [caption id="attachment_1099" align="aligncenter" width="500"]The neat interface helps speed up all transaction The neat interface helps speed up all transaction[/caption] Continuing with the proved stability from X-POS 3.0, the X-POS advanced still allows you to process orders without internet connection, and moreover, even when the electricity is gone, since you can always use the iPad to make transactions. In addition, this extension also equiped with many intereresting features like: instant discount, customized-tax, email receipt..., making retail more convenient and enjoyable. You can discover all these interesting features here. Still not sure how fast and easy X-POS advanced could be? You can always take a demo tour using our store setup as below
X-POS 3.1 Frontend / Backend Login: admin / admin123 iPad X-POS Free download Demo Store Login: admin/admin123
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X-B2B - Growing your wholesale potentials

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Magento_extension_XB2B_wholesale   As E-commerce expert, we understand that handling the complexity of wholesale orders on online store is no easy task. Wholesalers are greedy people: they buy in large quantity, they ask for preferential prices, they need special customer service but they don’t want to wait too long. They want the wholesale purchase to be as fast and convenient as possible. So, have you ever ask yourself: “can your Magento store satisfy all these needs”? In regard to your concerns, SmartOSC has recently launched X-B2B - a complete solution for wholesale problem. Focus on simplifying wholesale purchase, X-B2B provides your Magento site with a pretty and business-friendly interface, fast checkout for wholesale customers, and a supportive chat system. With X-B2B, your wholesale customers can create bulk order in a flash, send the quotation and chat with sales staff right on the site. That’s how stronger business relation being built and no more big deals getting lost. Once X-B2B has been installed, your magento site will be equiped with these following features: Front-end features for wholesale customers:
  • Stock view: Detailed product display with current stock level for simple and configurable products.
  • Bulk ordering: The B2B customer can instantly add a large quantity of products to cart, right from the listing page.
  • Quick ordering: lets the customer use his preferred way of ordering - scan the items from your catalogue, upload a order file, or just add by quick search to his basket.
  • One-click checkout: Place orders with default address and payment mehod.
  • Quotations: Request a quotation directly from your basket, and get quoted through the website.
  • Chat system: Communicate on the spot with online sales persons. No need to use separate communication systems.
Back-end features for admin:
  • Management: Get full control of B2B customer membership, and select which features they can use.
  • Quotations: Prompt response to quotation request, adding discount for each.
  • Quotation history: Track history quotes in Magento, easily accessed by both customers and seller.
  • Build B2B relationships: Make the B2B customers feel exclusive with special features tailored for wholesalers.
  • Chat system: Track history of customer requests, and be able to serve the customer while they are shopping.
So, do these features meet your expectations? Is there any other problem with wholesale order you find unsolved by X-B2B? Kindly drop us a line in the comment box. And if you are not sure how it works, just visit our demo store to explore all features our extension brings to you. You can access it by links below: Front-end: / admin123 Back-end: admin / admin123 Continue reading »

X POS Point of Sale v.2: Online Even When You Are Offline

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X-POS is our Point of sale solution which operates a Magento webshop and a physical store at the same time. The extension has just had a major update with two new core function: Offline feature and Swiper mode.

X-POS package Buy

The X-POS operates on top of you Magento webshop, and provides a simple user interface to handle customers in your brick and mortar store and it keeps a the online sales and e B&M sales in sync.


  • POS interface for quickly creating new orders
  • Offline mode
  • Swipe function for credit card
  • Auto-find - automatically search part of name or product id
  • Find products by Barcodes
  • Edit order information on the fly
  • Process orders with various payment method
  • Auto-update total inventory after customer purchase
  • Have all stock info in one inventory system

How to use it

The usage of the POS is simple. You access it directly from your Admin page of Magento, and a new user interface will fill your screen.


Create order

An order is created simply by adding a product in the main POS screen. Adding a product is done by either barcode scan or by searching for name/Product ID using the search field.

If the product id is found and already exist in current order, the system will increase the quantity by 1 and the total will be automatically recalculated. The search field will be cleared after product entry, ready for the next scan. The system will also suggest results for keyword searched.

Operate marketing campaign with discount/coupon code

Click on “Update Item and Qty’s” button to show the checkout panel. You can apply a coupon/discount code in the box. The discount will be recalculated instantly after clicking on Apply button.

Choose different customer types

While checkout, you can ask the customer if they wish to proceed to payment page by a guest account, an existing account or create a new account. Customer account can be used for marketing campaign. There are 3 options to checkout with: Guest Checkout, Existing Customer, New Customer

Using magnetic card swiper function

For payment options, PayPal and Credit card (saved), there is swiper functionality installed. Connect your PC a standard magnetic card reader, and you can now easily process credit cards.

Magnetic Card Swipe

The swiper function is listening when you select one of the above payment methods – in case you have to retry, you can click on the text “Click here to swipe” to tell the system to listen for new data. The swiper functionality reads the 1st and 2nd line of the magnetic stripe on the credit card, and distributes them to the correct fields for the selected payment.

Off line Functionality

The first time you start the POS a backup is made of customers and all products from your Magento store. The backup is stored locally on your PC in a WebSQL data storage. The backup is renewed regularly, and depending on your needs you can set the frequency. A small Management board for offline/online status is accessible in the lower right corner of your screen. The board gives status of online/offline connectivity, and in online mode it gives the option push for full data update.

Online POS

A continuous check is running to see if your POS station has a connection to the internet. In case you lose your connection, the POS system switches to offline mode. The POS will now use the data it has stored locally to make the transactions. This feature makes you able to still handle your sales even without internet. Instead of using the online database from Magento the X-POS switch to using a local stored database of all products, prices, customer data and payment methods.

Shortcuts & Utilities

Some shortcuts and utilities are developed for user convenience, and can be accessed easily from user interface.
  • Save order
  • Cancel order
  • View order list
  • Calculator


The new extension is available now in our shop. Continue reading »

Dropship integration for Magento

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Using the Dropship integration Magento web store owners will be able to sell products through multiple drop shippers, vendors, and suppliers. The check out process will be simplified as customers can choose from various shipping options on checkout and therefore, save time and cut the cost of the shipping fees.

Each of the suppliers/vendors will have different accounts, with address, email, and contact number and whenever an order is placed, an email will automatically be sent to the vendors. Each supplier will then package the products and sent them to the customer, based on the method selected by the customer.

With Dropship you can reduce your work load by making shipping procedure automatic. And it also works well with our other shipping extension to create a complete shipping solution for ecommerce web store owner.


- Supports multi-shipping methods – each supplier can set up and configure the shipping carriers as well as the shipping rates.
- Calculate shipping price and estimate time of arrival to the destination.
- Configurable locations and contact for each supplier.
- Supports multiple shipping carriers login per supplier
- Option to allow customer to select shipping methods for each supplier
- Fulfillment emails are sent to each vendor when orders are created


1/ Store set up and creating vendor.

Before creating vendors, a store must be set up. Go to System -> Manage Store -> Create store

After creating the store, go to Catalog -> Manage Vendors -> Add new vendor to create vendor

2/ Configurable location and contact for each suppliers

Go to Admin -> System -> Configuration -> Sale tab -> Shipping setting tab and choose Vendor (store) that you want configure Origin address for.

3/ Set up and configure the shipping carriers as well as shipping rate

Go to Admin -> Setting -> Configuration -> Sale tab -> Shipping method tab under shipping setting to configure shipping method for each vendor

4/ Configure different shipping carriers

Each supplier will have different shipping methods to choose:

Here is one example of the outcome frontend:

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Tripletex module integration for Magento

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Tripletex is a 100% web-based accounting system which is developed and provided by the Norwegian company Tripletex AS. Tripletex is the perfect financial system for small shops running Magento. The Tripletex module provides full payrolls records, expense reports, employee disbursements, direct tax-filing, KID-payment, etc., beside basic Magento orders management functions. Our Tripletex extension lets you easily synchronize all the invoices from your Magento online store directly into Tripletex, where they are being recorded properly. Accountants can get full access to Tripletex, and will thus be able to manage the accounts for you without either them or you having to install a single application on your local PC’s.


1. Add Payment methods:
You can add more payment methods by using Add store button For each payment type you are using with Magento (PayPal, credit card), you must have a similar type of payment in Tripletex so Tripletex can record the payment. Payment types in Tripletex are administered via Accounting → Settings → Payment Types, see the section Payment.

2. Export invoice to Tripletex:
Invoice will be transferred from Magento admin shop to Tripletex accounting system. Go to Sales → Invoices. In the Invoices table, choose the “Not exported” invoices that you want to export to Tripletex system. Then choose Export to Tripletex action and Submit.

If the export invoice is successfully, the invoice will be displayed in the Tripletex invoice overview:

You can also configure the module, so that the transfer will automatically be processed within a specified time interval:

Export Active: Set to Yes to automatically transfer invoices taken into use.
Interval: Select the frequency with which invoices are to be transferred to Tripletex, choose between Daily, every hour or every 5 minutes.
Import Active: set to Yes to automatically check open invoices against Tripletex.

3. Tripletex Customer Number When invoices are exported to Tripletex system, new customers will be created on Tripletex system. To check the customer number on Tripletex from Magento, go to Customer →Manage Customers → Account Information → Tripletex customer number

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Magento integration with Supercom

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A must-have extension for shop owners which help to streamline the order process and improve workflow for better product management between two systems. This integration with Supercom, one of the most preferred distributors of computer products and consumer electronic products will surely save you a lot of time and money.


1. Order management:

- Convenient grid view with search and sort functions is always the simplest way to have an overview of your sales activities. Moreover, data could be synchronized back from Supercome with just one click.

- Create new order with many configurable options: Requests sent to Supercom can be an action of Check, Quote or Order. Shipping status and note can also be added. Order can be created even when the product is out of stock with backorder option selected.

- Easy save and load shipping profile with Drop Ship Id management. Let’s skip the boring task of filling lengthy address lines each time an order is created, as every new shipping address is automatically stored for later use.

- Get tracking information for an order from Supercome, including tracking number, carrier code, serial number and part number. Up to 200 tracking codes are returned.

2.  Product Management:

- You could check price and availability of any stocks at any time. Stock can also be tracked to warehouse for estimated time of arrival.

- If the product’s price and availability haven’t satisfied you yet, detailed product attributes like image, product dimension, universal product code, category, etc. can also be obtained through product specification request. In additions, you can even add the product to your Magento store having most of the input fields automatically filled with data returned from this request.

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Magento integration with Ingram Micro CA

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If you have a growing business and want to expand your revenue stream in Canada, there’s a pretty good chance that you are or will be a partner of Ingram Micro (IM), the largest global wholesale provider of technology products & supply chain management services. For that, you can’t miss this extension, a comprehensive tool which organizes the orders and products from IM to right inside your Magento admin panel.


1. Order management:

- On one side, convenient grid view with search and sort functions gives you an overview of your sales activities. On the other side, order view give you a clearly view of the detailed information of orders, along with the order line items.

- Automatically grab items from Magento orders to create new order on IM so that at the end of day you don’t have to manually scan all orders, extract items and add them to the list before making order request to IM.

- Order release option allows you to decide whether to release order automatically or not, or to remain on hold for extended period. You could set the Backorder processing option if you want to order even when product is out of stock and ship when it is available at the warehouse.

- Easy save and load shipping profile with Drop Ship Id management. Let’s skip the boring task of filling lengthy address lines each time an order is created, as every new shipping address is automatically stored for later use.

- Check order status is a very simple way to know the current conditions of your order.

2. Product Management:

- You could check price and the availability of any stocks at any time. Stock can even be tracked to warehouse for estimated time of arrival.

- In addition, you could even add the product to your Magento store having most of the input fields automatically filled with data returned from this request.

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