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Smartphone Usage Surpasses 50% In The US Despite Slowing Trends
2012-05-09 08:11:32

A study on cellphone use released Monday shows that little more than half of all Americans use smartphones, rather than ordinary cell phones, a slight increase from a similar report released in December 2011. The new Nielsen report shows that 50.4 percent of Americans now use smartphones. This marks the first time that smartphones have outperformed feature “dumb” phones since Nielsen began tracking them several years ago. The report further found that 50.9 percent of women...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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