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Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

I realize I'm a little biased in the world of smartphones. In the interest of full disclosure, I am a proud iPhone user. I love the apps, the ease of use, the large screen and the "bells and whistles." In real estate, having a smartphone is not just an option but a necessity. Everyone wants a response right now, not later today. So the question remains, can the iPhone still hold its lead in 2010 as the top smartphone in the United States? According to Nielsen … According to Nielsen ratings, the iPhone is still the most popular smartphone, followed by the BlackBerry 8300 series, but despite all the new smartphones flooding the market, Motorola's trusty Razr (yep, the RAZR!) flip-phone was the third most-popular phone of the year. What about Android? ComScore.com, a research and metrics company, announced a few days ago the release of its latest report on the mobile market, "Android: Crashing the Smartphone Party." The report provided an overview of the...