CoolIris

 
  • Cooliris Business Model Surfaces: More Advertising We Actually Like

    Cooliris Business Model Surfaces: More Advertising We Actually Like

    We don't talk about Cooliris nearly often enough. The Palo Alto-based company has done a fantastic job in pushing the limits of interactive photo and video browsing with its 3D Wall, a plug-in for Internet Explorer, Safari and Firefox that enables users to enjoy viewing their photos on Flickr or Facebook and their YouTube videos in a rich setting that drips of coolness. If you haven't tried it and… Read More

  • Full Screen Web Photo Browsing With PicLens

    Full Screen Web Photo Browsing With PicLens

    Firefox plugin PicLens from Cooliris provides full screen immersive picture browsing of Flickr and other web sites that support Media RSS. To use PicLens, a user clicks a small translucent icon that appears atop the image of interest once the plugin is installed. The PicLens slideshow interface appears and the user can move from one photo to the next or press play and enjoy the show. A user can… Read More

  • Cooliris now supports previews for Safari

    Cooliris now supports previews for Safari

    Cooliris is a service that provides pop-up previews of the contents of a link when you hover over it. Previously only available for Firefox and Explorer, the company has now released a version for Safari. While other services perform this function for Firefox and Google search results, the new Cooliris Safari plug-in offers previews of links in Google (Web, Images, News, Groups, Froogle), BBC… Read More

  • Cooliris Copies Browster

    Cooliris is a Firefox plugin that duplicates the Browster search preview functionality, although only on Google. Once the plugin is installed, you hover your mouse over a Google search link or image and the underlying content is pulled up on screen before you click. Browster CEO Scott Milener wrote about Cooliris and other competitors on the Browster blog, using it as an opportunity to announce… Read More