Not convinced by Gartner’s SaaS (software as a service) prediction? Not sure a web-based application can compete with those running on a desktop? Check out ajaxWrite from Michael Robertson (MP3.com, Linspire—born as Lindows). ajaxWrite is not yet full featured, but it’s a fast, usable MS Word alternative that reads and writes Word files—and Robertson promises more MS Office alternatives soon. Here’s a review by Michael Arrington on Techcrunch.