Sprint, Best Buy Offering Free Year of Service to Students
Sprint and Best Buy have teamed together to provide students with up to a full 12 months of Sprint service for free if they buy a new device from Best Buy. The offer applies to part-time or full-time students enrolled in elementary school, middle school, high school, college, or university. The offer, which went into effect November 15, provides free talk, text, and 1GB of data on Sprint's Unlimited My Way plan. All students can add unlimited data for an additional $10 per month, as well as share lines. The promotion is available until January 4, 2014.
Aug 13, 2019
Apple has updated Apple Wallet to support additional vendors of systems that power contactless student ID cards, enabling a number of new colleges and universities to roll out support for storing a student ID card in Apple Wallet. The feature lets students use their iPhone or Apple Watch to access campus facilities and pay for meals, laundry, and other purchases where a student ID is accepted as payment.
Oct 4, 2018
Instagram today introduced a new customizable identification card called Nametag. The goal is to help people easily find the Instagram profiles of those they meet via their phones.
Jan 10, 2020
Transact — a leading supplier of student ID card systems — this week announced support for Google Pay, the primary digital wallet feature of Google's Android OS. The new capability allows students of participating colleges and universities to carry their student ID in their phone instead of a physical card.
Oct 2, 2018
Apple today said the students at three universities can now use their iPhone and Apple Watch to substitute for their student ID card. Those studying at Duke University and the Universities of Alabama and Oklahoma can add their student ID to the Apple Wallet app and use the NFC radio on the phone or watch for contactless entry into their dorm, the library, the fitness center, and other buildings that require ID.