1) Why use AOL ? With prices going up to $24 per month, why not get cable access ? Or if you want dialup why not pay less (like $7 per month, or even free) with netzero or your local ISP ?
2) OS X is relativelly new and it makes sense to not have all the apps. I expect that by september most apps will be out. When win95 came out there werent that many apps for it in the market. Just be patient