Didn't find a WiFi workaround unrooted, but if you connect through USB, you can write on the SD card from the PS.
I've seen that on my X as well. Before you do a factory reset, try to wipe the cache. I also had some applications that didn't work well on this...
Maybe you're too young to have ssx...:D
Smart Bar caused freezes, restarts, and other miseries. I liked the functionality but my Droid X runs much better now without it.
Skype Mobile is to get Skype on 3G (only) so it's normal that it didn't work.
You'll need a modified version of Skype to run over WiFi. Your email should come-in once you're connected to the internet with a WiFi link.
I do have some problems on the edges, like when I want to move a short cut to the next home page, it may take several tries. This is minor though and...
A long press and hold on the destination point should bring a menu where Paste can be chosen.
In fact, selecting what you want to copy i the more difficult part. The menu allows you to "select" the word you were in or "Select all", but good...
Separate names with a comma.