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"Cooliris" Meet Your Browser's Best Friend
  

Cooliris (formerly PicLens) instantly transforms your browser into a full-screen, 3D experience for viewing photos and videos on the Web. Cooliris blows up your Web-surfing experience into a larger-than-life graphical experience. It takes the images it finds on nearly any Web site, expands them to super-extra-large size, and then lets you surf through them in a classy scaling interface.



Browse faster -- Preview links and images without leaving your current page or tab. Just mouseover any link, and a separate preview window immediately appears to show you the content.Cooliris provide a fast, cinematic way to discover the web.It's plug-in takes you to an expansive "3D WALL" that lets you browse thousands of images, videos and more easily and with speed.

Photos and videos will come to life via a cinematic presentation that goes well beyond the confines of the traditional browser window. With Cooliris, browsing and viewing media on the Web will never be the same again. Search sites like YouTube, Flickr, Google Images, deviantART and more. You can visually shop at Amazon.com and you can discover content from sites like ESPN, MSNBC and BBC, as well as movie trailers and the latest pop culture.



Not only can you view the web page, you can surf it without opening another window-good for searching Google images. If you do want to open it in another window, you can, of course. The most convenient feature for me was being able to send a site-link to a friend without having to open either another tab or your email program.

To prevent a pop-up fest, Cooliris makes it so that you have to hover over a little blue box before it opens up.


Long Description:-

  • Preview web links, images, and videos without leaving your current page or tab.

  • Turn previews on/off on any specific site by clicking the CoolPreviews icon on your browser status bar (bottom right corner)

  • Customize preferences to control preview window activation, time delay, size & position, etc.

  • View Google & Yahoo Image Search in full-screen slideshow mode

  • Instantly send links to friends and family with just a click.

  • Automatically subsearch Google, Wikipedia, and many others by right-clicking on any phrase
  • Temporarily bookmark items to the right column with our unique "stacks" feature

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Re: "Cooliris" Meet Your Browser's Best Friend

Cooliris includes Discover , which lets you to watch the latest TV episodes , music, videos and even full length movies HULU. ( HULU conyent available only in USA ). Use Cooliris a standalone application any time or when visiting any one of hundreds of supported websites like Picasa Web Album, kodak Gallery, etc..or just about any sites that support Media RSS.



Whatever the inspiration, there's no doubt that the cross-platform and cross-browser Cooliris puts the "graphic" back in "graphic user interface". Installing it places a button on the Toolbar. When you're on a Cooliris-enabled Web site, click the Cooliris button to activate the Cooliris interface. Your screen will go black, and all the images on the site will zoom past you as if on a roller-coaster. They stop soon after, and from there you can surf the site using the subtly-placed search bar at the top of your monitor. Click on an image to enlarge it. If it's a still image, it simply enlarges. If it's a video, it enlarges and starts playing.

Cooliris Features:-


Preferences


Customize the look and feel of Cooliris - modify the number of rows, background image, wall angle, slideshow speed and more!

Favorites


Keep track of the best items in Cooliris by adding it to your own custom feed!

Search


It's the fastest way to search Google Image Search, YouTube, Flickr, Hulu, online retailers, and other sites. Zip through search results on the 3D Wall with our search function. Switch engines effortlessly without having to re-enter the search term.

Share


Share stuff with friends by dragging and dropping content from the 3D Wall. You can share as many items as you'd like, and even add a personal message.

Jump to Page


A picture tells a thousands words, but sometimes you just want to see the detailed story behind it all. Cooliris makes that easy. A click of a button lets you toggle between Cooliris and the corresponding web page of any item.




Visual News


Channel surf the latest news, sports, entertainment, and technology news using Discover.

Slideshows


Double clicking an image or pressing the toggle button brings you to full-screen slideshow mode. There, you can play, pause, fast forward, and rewind at will.

Works with thousands of sites


Cooliris is built around the industry standard Media RSS format, and works on hundreds of sites across the Web.



3D Window Shopping.

Window shop some of the world's largest retailers by comparing products visually on the Cooliris 3D Wall. Highlight an item to learn the price or click the shopping cart icon to jump to the corresponding product page of the retailer.
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Re: "Cooliris" Meet Your Browser's Best Friend

Cooliris is available for iphone as well. Go beyond the limitations of mobile internet search with the lightning fast, expansive feel of the Cooliris 3D Wall.

Download Cooliris for your Firefox
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