One of my favourite examples of what can be done with RIA’s, Aviary, is now out of private beta.
Their new website is www.aviary.com.
My favourite app is Peacock, a pattern generation tool that makes it really easy to create complex structures based on images, such as this one: http://aviary.com/artists/mpeutz/images/coffee_3 or perhaps all generated, like this: http://aviary.com/creation?fguid=c1bc6fec-5aae-102b-a5ee-0030488e168c
I can also recommend looking at Meowzas work, impressive…
With the recent introduction of 25 GB online storage available through the Windows Live SkyDrive service, I became interested in trying it out again.
However, the standard interface is through a web interface and I prefer to also have the option to access it through a standard explorer interface or through something like Outlook.
While snooping around for options, I came across the Gladinet Cloud Desktop app:
It will mount your Skydrive (among other things like Amazon S3, Google Picasa, Google Docs) as a standard network resource in Windows, making it accessible through explorer. Nice.
Currently in beta, there seems to be a few issues to be aware of…
Get it here: http://www.gladinet.com