Getting news and information via RSS (Really Simple Syndication) subscriptions is a very simple and fast way. With the benefit of fast Internet, this is superior to the traditional media in the aspect of timeliness. For many users working in front of a computer all day long, if they could read scrolling latest news and information on computer desktop, that would be a very cool and efficient thing.
DjVu is a hierarchical image compression technology for distributing documents and images with ultra high compression ratio. Under the same quality level, it has only about 1/10 file size of PDF. It was developed by AT&T Labs in 1996 and enables the high-quality scanned images of almost any traditional printed materials to be transferred through Internet at a very high speed.
Nitro Pro (AKA: Nitro PDF Professional) is a versatile and fast PDF solution specially designed for business users. It is a combination of functions like PDF reading, editing, creating, commenting, optimizing, as well as the Office document formats conversion. It is one of the most user-friendly PDF solutions that can completely replace, direct challenge the expensive, bloated and slow Adobe Acrobat.
Balabolka is a Text-To-Speech (TTS for short) freeware from Russia, which can convert text into speech. In addition to being able to use all speech engines installed on your computer to read out the text, it also allows you to save the converted speech as multiple formats (WAV, MP3, OGG or WMA) of audio files. Partly, it is specially designed for people with disabilities or lazy guys.