How to get the most out of your smartphone in the great outdoors this summer

We use our smartphones all the time. But when we’re camping or hiking, the last thing we want to do is stare at a screen. It’s time to enjoy the great outdoors! Yet, our smartphones can be extremely …

How journalist Judd Legum holds corporations like AT&T accountable

If you’ve followed CREDO’s story for any amount of time, you know that we aspire to be an ethical company that exists to make the world a better place, from our commitment to sustainability and corporate responsibility to …

The Top 5 Phone Tips of 2021 So Far: Blocking robocalls, scanning documents, extending your phone’s battery & more

Are you still getting annoying spam and robocalls on your phone? Having trouble securely keeping track of all your passwords? Or is your phone’s battery dying a lot sooner than it should? We’ve got you covered. Today, we …

Your phone apps are tracking you. Here’s how to stop them.

Have you ever searched for something on your phone, like a new shirt, plane ticket or computer, then get the sinking feeling you’re being followed online with ads for the same product for the next few days? You’re …

How to safely sanitize your phone and keep it germ-free

Let’s face it: Our phones are filthy. We touch contaminated surfaces then touch our devices. We speak right into our phones, transferring germs from our mouth. We have our phones when we eat and — let’s be honest …

9 ways to reduce your mobile data usage and save money

Over the last year, we’ve been using the Internet more than ever before. In fact, at-home data usage surged during the pandemic as many people transitioned to remote work and learning and spent more time streaming entertainment from …

6 tips for a safe and healthy travel season

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and that usually means summer travel is just around the corner. This year, as more people steadily become vaccinated, pandemic protocols loosened and cabin fever has worn out its welcome, more than …

How to protect yourself (and your money) from phishing, vishing and smishing scams

If you’ve received a strange email, call or text recently that made you think twice, you may have been hit with a social engineering scam. Hackers and scammers are always looking for new ways to steal our personal …

How to quickly find a lost or stolen phone

What to do if your Apple device has been lost or stolen 1) Prepare now before your iPhone or iPad is lost. All newer Apple devices come with a feature called Activation Lock, a feature that’s designed to …

8 easy ways to extend your phone’s battery life

If your smartphone is a little older, you know what it’s like when your battery dies unexpectedly. It’s the side effect of having a powerful yet tiny computer in your pocket. But a draining battery is not usually …