iPad goes to work

Geek Sugar today profiles using the iPad as a Point of Sale system at Sightglass Coffee Shop in San Francisco.  They use the Square headphone jack credit card reader (white, top left) and also have built a pretty awesome rotating enclosure for the device.

I think this type of use for the iPad will be pretty popular.  The bigger-than iPhone size makes it easy to operate like a traditional cash register and its price at $500 is competitive with other POS systems.  Square is demonstrated in the YouTube video below:

 

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