There are many reasons why you might want to switch on the private browsing mode offered up by your browser, especially when you're on a shared computer or borrowing someone else's laptop. If you forget to activate the private mode before you go surfing then the latest version of Firefox has a feature that can help…
Finally! I don't have to download a different browser to explore the seedy underbelly of the internet, I mean, protect my privacy on sensitive websites.
Porn-browsers with jailbroken iPhones who wish to keep their internet habits a secret (yes, it's a niche market, true), have been handed the free "Covert" tool on the Cydia app store, for use with the Mobile Safari browser.
While we still don't know for certain just what it is that people look at when they switch Firefox to the "private browsing" mode, we do now know when they're most likely to use it—and for how long.
When you're stressed at work, you might find yourself "goofing off" to ease your frustrations. But when a coworker waltzes in looking for you, what do you do? Quick, hit the Hulk Smash USB button!