private browsing on Safari 4?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by ikos, Jun 29, 2009.

  1. ikos macrumors regular

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    what is it exactly used for? one guy had a thread that said, he uses it for browsing porn!
     
  2. ritsard macrumors regular

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    I think it does not cache anything nor stores history. So, it is as if you did not use the browser to go to any page.
     
  3. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    Private Browsing is for use on public terminals or with sensitive data (corporate and the like).
     
  4. Aronnax macrumors regular

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  5. EMKarelia macrumors regular

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    You can us it for anything that you don't want your computer to save the history. Searching files you don't want anyone to see.
     

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