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Offline theoldstoveguy

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Re: Appliance Repair Business & the iPad.
« Reply #15 on: May 29, 2011, 10:45:32 PM »
I have a Blackberry and have 60 manuals on it, by downloading it to my computer and send it to my phone by Blackberry desktop. I can not look up parts as my parts distributor uses Microsoft Internet Explorer. I can look up part prices and availability if I have a part number. I use it for simple fault codes and such, other than that I use my laptop.

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Re: Appliance Repair Business & the iPad.
« Reply #16 on: June 02, 2011, 11:02:17 AM »
Brian,

Are you able to track parts inventory on your ipad?

For example when you make a invoice that includes parts on your ipad does it remove the parts from your inventory?



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Re: Appliance Repair Business & the iPad.
« Reply #17 on: June 02, 2011, 03:51:55 PM »
I use custom scheduling software that is accessable via the ipad, so yes it tracks calls and inventory along with some basic accounting functions.

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Re: Appliance Repair Business & the iPad.
« Reply #18 on: June 02, 2011, 09:16:58 PM »
Brian, do you ever run into customers that don't have a email address to send the invoice to? What are you doing in them caes?

I have been using quick books on a windows pc, it's the only thing I use a windows pc for anymore. Im going to try quick books online as I can upload my current QB data base and start using it from my mac. There is also a free iPad app for it.

Still wondering if I can really get by without printing a invoice 100% of the time.
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Re: Appliance Repair Business & the iPad.
« Reply #19 on: June 02, 2011, 11:49:28 PM »
I have had many customers that say thats OK, I don't need a invoice....If there is no email or Don't want to give it to you....
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