I had the good fortune to attend Gadget Show Live this year—a day off secured on the proviso that I would write a blog post. There were a few things that were a surprise to me that I thought it worth sharing here.
What’s running computers: In terms of platform presence, Android won. There were a few phones on display but this was a small subset of the total Android estate. There were many tablets including a good portion from small vendors I hadn’t heard of. There were set top boxes that ran Android and doubled as a media player, a games machine, a social media engine. Also, Android is still making its way into cars through app-enabled, in-car entertainment systems. In all, you could find Android devices in all shapes and sizes. Windows 8 was present and getting some attention, but these machines seemed over-engineered and almost out of place. Funny enough, despite its absence, there were lots of things that hooked up to iOS devices.
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