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October 2012

Upgrading to Web Store 2.5

Many clients have contacted me regarding Web Store 2.5 and what is involved in upgrading their website. This is loaded question as it really depends on your situation but let’s start with some facts. The first thing that you should know is that Web Store 2.5 is not reliant upon …

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LightSpeed 3.7.1 Due Today!

As predicted here, LightSpeed 3.7.1 will be released shortly to smooth out some of the bumps caused by their massive 3.7 release less than two weeks ago. One of the issues that users have been reporting is that large databases can take hours to upgrade. Although no formal warning was …

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LightSpeed 3.7 – Is it safe to upgrade?

Many of my clients have emailed asking if it is safe for them to upgrade to LightSpeed 3.7. My first response is to ask what the rush is. LightSpeed will undoubtedly release a ‘quick-fix’ version, as they always do, within a week or so. My prediction is that we’ll see …

ReportMaster: A First Look

LightSpeed 3.7 was officially released on Oct 1st, 2012. In addition to many fixes and new features, it boasts an entirely new reporting system with great new features and a slick interface, but there are a few things you should know about before upgrading. The Cons: OTR is gone. As …

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KGInventory

Use LightSpeed’s mobile solution to speed up counting inventory while ensuring accuracy on every scan! It’s been a long battle but our first iOS app has been uploaded to the Apple App Store! It’s an app that allows you to scan your inventory using LightSpeed’s mobile hardware solution and then …

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LightSpeed 3.7 – New Backup System!

According to the release notes, LightSpeed 3.7, “…Implemented a new backup system designed to be faster and that is capable of managing backup files.” I have yet to test the speed but just looking at the LightSpeed Server control panel and we can see some major changes have occurred. I’ve …