Tuesday Tip: How to Watch Facebook Livestream and YouTube Live Video

For better or worse, the world is now full of live broadcasters. With a smartphone and an app, anyone – individuals, celebrities, politicians or businesses – can easily tap, shoot and share live streaming videos with the world…. Read More

Tuesday Tip: Wasted – How You Can Help Stop Food Waste

Wasted: How you can help stop food waste What if you took nearly half the food you buy and threw it away? That’s what we do as a nation every year. Around 40% of the food we produce… Read More

Tuesday Tip: Twitter Basics for New Users

If you’re not a Twitter user yourself, you may know it mainly as the platform Donald Trump relies on to attack his enemies and share his unhinged rants with the world. But if you try it yourself you… Read More

Tuesday Tip: How to Update Phone Software and Become Harder and More Expensive to Hack

Not sure why you should update? Update your software for mobile phone security. “Keep your software updated!” is the closest thing we have to mobile phone security advice that will work for everyone. But the reasoning behind it… Read More

Tuesday Tip: How to Encrypt a Phone, Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying About a Stranger Accessing My Data

How to Protect Your Data by Encrypting Your Phone Losing your phone is the worst: you aren’t just out of a phone—you also have to worry about a stranger having access to all your photos, banking apps, messages,… Read More

CREDO is Fighting Trump’s Dangerous Tax Scam

CREDO is Fighting Trump’s Dangerous Tax Scam Paying taxes is an American duty and important part of participating in civil society. Our taxes fund public education, Social Security and Medicare, infrastructure, and public safety. But this Tax Day,… Read More

Tuesday Tip: How to Take Great Food Photos With Your Phone

How to take great food photos with your phone When you sit down to a nice meal, which do you pick up first, your fork or your phone? Join the club. We’re all snapping pictures of our plates… Read More

Tuesday Tip: How to Change Your Facebook Settings After the Cambridge Analytica News

Tuesday Tip: How to Change Your Facebook Settings After the Cambridge Analytica News This is the first part of a special three part series on digital security by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.  You shouldn’t have to do this…. Read More

Tuesday Tip: How to Take a Volunteer Vacation – The Alternative Spring Break

How to Take a Volunteer Vacation – The Alternative Spring Break What’s your goal when you travel? Taking selfies – or is it finding yourself? If you’re in search of meaning more than museums, try a volunteer vacation… Read More

How to turn off push notifications on your Android cell phone

What are push notifications? They’re called push notifications. And they certainly are pushy. They’re those constant messages on your phone (ding!) that alert you to a new text, sports score, promo, sale, and everything in between. Some of… Read More