Google’s search chief Amit Singhal said for the first time this summer, more Google searches were completed on mobile devices than desktop computers
Source: Mobile Searches Surpass Desktop Searches At Google For The First Time | TechCrunch
This is a significant marker in the timeline of computing.
The trends seem to be:
- From desktop to mobile
- From browsers to apps
- From local to cloud
I think the next big one is going to be having your personal assistant (Siri, Cortana) doing things for you automatically, probably using Universal Daemonization.