Jolicloud comes with enough applications out of the box to satisfy the vast majority of users. The most important is, of course, the browser. Jolicloud offers you three to choose from. Chromium, by the way, is the default.
Business or enterprise users have several applications to choose from.
Code warriors have their toys, too.
New York Times has an application of Jolicloud.
Now, you can read all those subscriber-only (?) access articles from the New York Times.
With an ad on every other page of the article. We are all guilty of that, I know. It is the engine that drives the Web.
Abiword is the default word processor on Jolicloud.