New video: Tips for managing data usage

It’s easy to exceed your monthly data plan if you’re not careful. Learn handy tips for monitoring and reducing your data usage in this all new how-to video. And here are more tips & tricks to get the most out of your CREDO… Read More

3 tips for limiting Facebook data usage

Mobile data puts the world at your fingertips. But overage charges? Not so great. Luckily, there are ways to limit data consumption by apps like Facebook, which is one of hungrier apps on your phone. In fact, casual… Read More

Three progressive podcasts you’ll love listening to

Last month I recommended three great progressive apps for your smartphone: Progressive Voices, Earth-Now and the ACLU’s Mobile Justice App. Listening to podcasts is another way you can use your smartphone to participate in progressive causes. To find… Read More

Get Wi-Fi in your pocket with mobile hotspot

With mobile hotspot, your smartphone can serve as a mini Wi-Fi hub so you can connect laptops, tablets or other phones to the Internet while you’re on the go. When you turn on your mobile hotspot, your device… Read More

Taking your CREDO Mobile phone on vacation?

You may be planning to travel outside the U.S. this summer. If you’re taking your CREDO Mobile phone with you, there are a few things you should know before you go. Your phone must be enabled for international… Read More

5 tips for better mobile phone security

As technology becomes a more and more important part of our daily lives, the risks of exposure to hacking and malicious software are constantly growing. The good news is that you can take a few quick and easy… Read More

Three free progressive apps for your smartphone

Back in March, I recommended three progressive-friendly apps for your smartphone: Buycott: Buy this, not that, EWG’s Food Scores: Eat healthier, and iRecycle: Find where to take it. Here are three more apps that can help progressives stay… Read More

5 ways to keep your data usage low

Most of us now use our smartphones to do stuff online. Check our email, read the news, watch a video. And whenever we do, we’re using data—sometimes a lot of it. How much? Here are a few common… Read More

3 progressive-friendly apps for your smartphone

These days there are phone apps for everyone. Apps for travelers, apps for foodies and apps for exercise enthusiasts. There’s an app called Carrr Matey that guides you back to your parking spot in a pirate voice. There… Read More

3 More Battery-Saving Tips for Your Smartphone

Earlier in March, I wrote about three tricks to extend battery life on any smartphone, like turning off WiFi when you’re not using it, shortening your screen lock time and minimizing the activity of apps you don’t use. Unfortunately,… Read More