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Some banks are offering smartphone apps that allow customers to "lock" their debit cards between uses. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Smartphone Apps Serving As ‘Lock’ For Credit, Debit Cards

A growing number of banks are now offering a variety of the “credit lock” apps in an effort to combat the stealing and hacking of card numbers.

07/21/2014

You can turn your phone or tablet into a virtual mirror. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Shoppers Turn Phones, Tablets Into Virtual Mirrors

For a lot of people, shopping means having to make too many decisions. But not anymore.

07/14/2014

The SkineePix apps makes users appear 5 to 15 pounds thinner than they are. (credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: ‘New You’ Apps Make Prettier Selfies

A handful of new smartphone apps are allowing people to appear prettier, younger, even thinner in photos.

04/30/2014

Julia Roberts uses smartphone apps to keep track of where her children are. (credit: CBS 2)

Experts Warn Apps Alone Can’t Protect Children

Beth Blecherman, founder of TechMamas.com, said there are a growing number of apps that not only track children, but can also restrict which apps kids can use.

11/19/2013