Two big innovations will change how we use computers.
The first is the Amazon Echo, a hockey-puck shaped computer which works strictly by listening and talking,
The second is the extension of cell phone based apps to the Chromebook.
Cell smartphones are a super set of old-fashioned tower computers.
Instead of presenting you a screen from which you can work out a solution to a problem, cell phones are more results-based. For example, all you need to do on the cell phone nowadays to activate GPS is to say “take me home” as opposed to looking at a screen and inputting various information.
Already a new router can be controlled with voice as opposed to complex keyboard and screen manipulations.
The extension of smartphone based apps back to laptops will transform the Chromebook into a far more useful device. This is about to happen.
For example, smartphone apps present an easier way to connect to a printer, and ways to access eBooks easily and more widely the now.
(Dictated on my Chromebook)