According to a recent report by Nielsen smartphones outsold feature phones for the first time ever. During the period of March to May, 55% of people looking for a device purchased a smartphon—up from 34% during the same time last year. Android phones are still the most popular smartphone, accounting for 38% of new smartphone purchases.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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