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

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

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…