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Bear Card not working? The new digital Bear Card could be to blame

Bear Card not working? The new digital Bear Card could be to blame

Chas Pridgen, Copy Editor January 30, 2020
Students across campus have been noticing that their physical Bear Cards are no longer working. Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services Ken Boyer said in an email to the Cluster that this change isn’t completely unexpected.
The mobile Bear Card has previously only been available for Apple devices.

Tech Review: iOS 13 is underrated, and the iPhone 11 is confusing

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor October 26, 2019
"Slofies," upgraded cameras, Memojis and more: here's what you can expect from the latest season of Apple products.
Opinion: An open letter to my Bear Card

Opinion: An open letter to my Bear Card

Caitlyn Patton, Layout Editor August 15, 2019
The new digital student IDs promise convenience and greater ease of access, but why are they only available to Apple users?
This year, students can get their Bear Card on their phone if it is an Apple device.

New for iPhone and Apple Watch: The Bear Card

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor August 14, 2019
Students and faculty at Mercer University can ditch their plastic IDs, known as Bear Cards, for a digital version this year — if they have an Apple device, that is.
The Samsung Galaxy smartwatch, one of the recent releases in mobile wearables.

The not-so-smart smartwatch trend, a disappointment

Faiz Aly, Contributing Writer September 24, 2015

When the iPhone was announced back in 2007, it was a revolutionary breakthrough in the mobile market. That momentum accelerated when the iPad was announced in 2010. It became the next big thing. Today,...

Weighing the pros and cons of these two streaming services.

Spotify vs Apple Music

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor September 24, 2015

My freshman year of college I learned that a subscription to a music streaming service was almost as essential as buying books. It is what kept me going during the all-nighters and my long walks across...

Apple iPad review

Apple iPad review

December 24, 2014

Don't act so surprised, Your Highness. You weren't on any mercy mission this time. Several transmissions were beamed to this ship by Rebel spies. I want to know what happened to the plans they sent you....

Apple iMac with Retina 5K display review

Apple iMac with Retina 5K display review

November 24, 2014

[padding right="15%" left="15%"] Don't act so surprised, Your Highness. You weren't on any mercy mission this time. Several transmissions were beamed to this ship by Rebel spies. I want to know what happened...

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