It’s a common problem, but a simple one! If you find your tag printer or receipt printer work fine, then stop working, but when you reboot the tags/receipts spit-out, it is a tell-tale sign that the printers are plugged-in to a power outlet that cannot handle them.
ConsignPro WiFi Cutoff
For consignment stores running ConsignPro, it has announced that ConsignPro will soon no longer run on computers using WiFi.
Peeps v2.20 Update!
The v2.20 update for Peeps’ Software is live!
Peeps’ Software — Changing Tax Rules for Existing, Available Inventory
From time to time, your state/region might change the tax laws in the area, or, you might’ve even started out with only a basic tax setup, but realize you now need another tax for specific types of inventory.
Another Clean MiniPeep Windows 11 Setup
I think Windows 11 is finally getting the UI to a place that Microsoft has been competing with Apple against for decades. It’s still very Microsoft, but it’s nice to see the Windows UI not just changing to “try and look new/modern,” but to do that in a way that to me, actually looks like they’ve conceded and delivered a nice UX.
What Does Your Store’s Lighting System Look Like?
You might be wondering what lighting has to do with your consignment software or your consignment store’s computers, but it’s just another piece in the technology puzzle — and one that can have a negative impact on your computers and software.
Recommended Internet/Network Setup for Stores
Whether you’re a store with just one computer, or a store with 15 computers + network printers, we’ve implemented and recommend the following Internet and network setup for consignment/resale stores…
Gmail App Password(s) Deleted via “New Sign-in” Email Alert
tl:dr — Watch out for emails from Google regarding your own sign-in activity, as these security emails contain a button that if clicked, will delete all of your App Passwords that allow your consignment/resale software to send email.
Gmail, Less Secure Apps, App Passwords & Consignment Software
tl;dr — As of May 30, 2022, Google no longer supports the Less Secure Apps feature that allowed third party programs (e.g. consignment software such as Peeps’ Software) to be able to send emails. This means, your consignment software likely will no longer be able to send emails from your Gmail account. Going forward, the already-available App Passwords feature in Gmail has to be utilized for sending emails.
Peeps v2.19 Update!
The v2.19 update for Peeps’ Software is live!