PicLens – immersive photo viewer

PicLens is a Firefox add-on from Cooliris that transforms online photo viewing into a fully immersive 3-D experience. Seemless integration with Facebook and Flickr (and other photo sites) takes this from curiosity to necessity within seconds.

Check it out: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/5579

  • Free: Yes
  • Sign up: No

Read more about it: http://cooliris.com/site/firefox/

Dark Room and WriteRoom – where writers just, like, write

WriteRoom (Mac OSX only) and Dark Room (for Windows) are software solutions for easily distracted writers. In a move that sounds like a technological step backwards but is radically innovative, these applications strip every feature from the word processing environment except the one that writers need: a blank place to type.

Check it out: http://hogbaysoftware.com/products/writeroom and http://they.misled.us/dark-room

  • Free: Yes
  • Sign up: No