Simple Little Usenet Test is a program to test usenet newsgroup servers. It`s primarily intended to be used as a way to verify that your account details are correct and/or to diagnose what goes wrong when a problem occurs. Freeware.
Chaos Wallpaper is capable of displaying RSS 0.9x, 1.0, 2.0, and Atom 0.x feeds. Changes desktop wallpaper while displaying RSS and Atom news. No installation required, simply copy it to the hard drive to run.