CREDO will always fight for reproductive rights. AT&T funds anti-abortion politicians.

When we heard the stunning news this week that the Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade and block abortion access for millions, we were collectively devastated and our hearts sank.  Yet, this news also reaffirmed …

Protect your privacy and turn geotagging off your smartphone photos

Did you know that when you take a photo with your smartphone and send it to someone, you are also sharing your exact location, too — all without your knowledge? Yes, it’s true, and it’s called “geotagging.” By …

Enable this hidden phone setting to alert loved ones during an emergency

We never know when there will be an emergency — a car accident, an unexpected fall, a sudden illness — so it’s always good to be prepared ahead of time. Luckily, our smartphones can be programmed to alert loved …

3G networks are shutting down. What does that mean for you?

It’s the end of an era: Over the course of this year, all of the major cellular providers will be shutting down their 3G networks to make room for faster, more reliable 5G networks. So what does this …

Don’t throw away your old phone. Here are 6 things you can do with it.

Americans throw away more than 416,000 cell phones every single day — that’s nearly 152 million each year! These cell phones, along with the millions of tons of other e-waste that end up in landfills each year, are …

How to safely scan a QR code with your smartphone

If you’ve been to a restaurant lately, you’ve probably scanned a funky-looking symbol to pull up a menu on your smartphone.  Those symbols — known as QR codes — have been the go-to, no-contact menu option during the …

Upgrade your video calls: How to use your smartphone as a webcam

Video calls aren’t going away anytime soon, especially with more remote and hybrid work schedules, along with uncertainty about the pandemic. Yet, brand new HD webcams can cost a pretty penny, so how can you upgrade your webcam …

The Top 10 CREDO Tips of 2021

It’s December, so it’s that time of year to reflect on the last 12 months — and what better way than with a Top 10 List! Throughout the year, we sent you helpful articles to learn more about …

How to keep your apps from draining your phone’s battery

It’s frustrating when the battery in your phone dies unexpectedly — but there are a number of ways to keep your phone’s power from draining too fast. One way: Find out which power-hungry apps are sucking the most …

AT&T donates to Texas Republicans as they push racially motivated voter suppression bills

Just when you thought AT&T’s support of right-wing causes couldn’t get any more inexcusable, it got even worse. As Texas Republicans try to ram through legislation to restrict voting, a stunning new analysis by government watchdog Accountable.US found …