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AT&T to start using iPads as POS systems at retail stores

0. phoneArena 03 Aug 2012, 04:37 posted on

AT&T is planning on getting rid of all the counters at its retail stores. Those computers that employees use to check inventory or to view subscriber information are also to be phased out over the next few years. The carrier is totally going 21st century with its plans to overhaul its outlets by deploying iPads for all of its stores' POS needs...

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posted on 03 Aug 2012, 07:08 2

1. Stayfly2407 (Posts: 49; Member since: 15 Dec 2011)


Yep, looks like we are turning into an Apple store, been waiting for this. This sure will make my life easier as I work in a Corporate store and we all hate Opus, so slow.

posted on 03 Aug 2012, 08:05

2. RedPhantom07 (Posts: 9; Member since: 21 Jul 2012)


They didn't say they were getting rid of OPUS, just moving it to the iPad.

I miss OPUS, but eROES is a little bit more versatile.

Also if you don't have counter space, what are you going to do when a customer returns a phone and has a huge mess they just plop on your counter?

C'mon at&t, that's just customer logistics 101.

posted on 03 Aug 2012, 09:04 1

3. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6263; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


Piece of shyt?(P.O.S.)

posted on 03 Aug 2012, 09:30

4. Doakie (Posts: 1190; Member since: 06 May 2009)


Whoops accidentally thumbs downed you. Sorry. I was just going to say, " I read piece of s... too. Totally fitting. Lol"

posted on 03 Aug 2012, 17:53

7. jroc74 (Posts: 4720; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


lol....you took my joke.

I was gonna say " it doesnt stand for Piece Of S..."

posted on 03 Aug 2012, 14:12

5. Seannyc (Posts: 59; Member since: 21 Jul 2012)


So this is where the leftover ipads go XD

posted on 03 Aug 2012, 15:33

6. JunitoNH (Posts: 866; Member since: 15 Feb 2012)


Well you can't use Android tablets in a professional environment. What happens if the tablet freezes or it goes into random reboots?

posted on 03 Aug 2012, 17:55

8. jroc74 (Posts: 4720; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


And you think the iPad doesnt have issues.... oh boy:

http://forums.macrumors.com/forumdisplay.php?f=151

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=13977 24

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1350757

Please....dont believe the hype. Apple products have issues...like....any ....device...

I have seen an iPhone 4 freeze while looking at a school play. Just based on that.....I know for a fact iDevices aren't as perfect as some of yall make em out to be.

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