smartphone apps

Ask LH: Is The TikTok/Musical.ly App Safe For Kids?

Ask LH: Is The TikTok/Musical.ly App Safe For Kids?

Dear Lifehacker, My daughter’s primary school is in the midst of a TikTok craze. All her classmates use the app on their parents’ phones to create duets and share music videos. My daughter doesn’t want to be left out, but I have read disturbing reports about the safety of the…

Use These Apps For Tracking Strength Workouts

Use These Apps For Tracking Strength Workouts

There are plenty of great apps to keep track of your running mileage, and a clear winner when it comes to cycling (Strava, duh). But it’s a bit harder to pick a winner when you’re lifting in the gym. Until recently, all the apps were clunky and hard to use….

Password Lock Your Surfing History With The Keepsafe Browser

Password Lock Your Surfing History With The Keepsafe Browser

iOS, Android: Keepsafe, the company behind privacy-focused apps like Blur for iMessage and Private Photo Vault, launched a new app this week for browsing the web privately. Aptly named Keepsafe Browser, the browser prevents third-party trackers from snooping on your mobile web browsing and comes with a built-in ad blocker…