Pixie is an image slideshow viewer for displaying your image collections in a small and convenient resizable desktop window.
DeskBot is a free, multi-featured Clipboard Reader, Text Reader, Time Announcer, and Internet Explorer Add-In for Microsoft Windows which uses Microsoft Agent Animated, Talking Characters. From the developer of MASH.
Bring your Desktop to Life with Microsoft Agent Animated Talking Characters in 11 Languages! Easily record and playback entertaining character presentations by simply dragging characters around the screen and directing what they say and do.