Whether you call them flip phones, feature phones, burners, or Mom phones, America bought 24 million "dumb" phones last year, an increase of 1.7 million from 2014, according to a recent study by research firm IDC.
As Apple reports a decline in iPhone sales for the first time ever, are "unplugged" phones poised for a comeback?
It's not just Jason Bourne or Walter White using the disposable (or durable) devices. Celebrities who want to unplug — and many who have already been hacked — are big fans of the "retro" device. Rihanna, Scarlett Johansson, and Iggy Pop have all been spotted clutching clamshells — and the fashion world almost self-imploded when Anna Wintour nonchalantly flipped open an old-school phone at the 2014 U.S. Open.