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This $4 smartphone finally has a ship date after sparking investigations

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Chances are, if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

That seemed to be the case for the Freedom 251, the world’s cheapest smartphone, announced in February. Ringing Bells, the Indian company behind the phone, sparked controversy when it claimed the smartphone would sell for just $4.

Bill Cunningham, celebrated New York Times fashion photographer, dead at 87

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Bill Cunningham, a longtime fashion photographer for The New York Times known for taking pictures of everyday people on the streets in New York, has died. He was 87.

New York Times spokeswoman Eileen Murphy says Cunningham died Saturday in New York City. The Boston-born photographer had recently been hospitalized after suffering from a stroke.

Cunningham was known for his trademark blue jacket and riding a bicycle with…

Bill Cunningham, celebrated New York Times fashion photographer, dead at 87

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Bill Cunningham, a longtime fashion photographer for The New York Times known for taking pictures of everyday people on the streets in New York, has died. He was 87.

New York Times spokeswoman Eileen Murphy says Cunningham died Saturday in New York City. The Boston-born photographer had recently been hospitalized after suffering from a stroke.

Cunningham was known for his trademark blue jacket and riding a bicycle with…

Twitter quietly launches tags to location feeds with Foursquare

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Aziz Ansari slams Trump in op-ed: ‘It makes me afraid for my family’

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Writer, actor and comedian Aziz Ansari has never shied away from uncomfortable truths.

He has drawn attention to the under-representation of Asian actors in Hollywood and called out sexism in his HBO show, Master of None.

In a moving opinion piece published Friday in the New York Times, Ansari added Donald Trump to his list of targets. In particular, he

Bill Cunningham, celebrated New York Times fashion photographer, dead at 87

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Bill Cunningham, a longtime fashion photographer for The New York Times known for taking pictures of everyday people on the streets in New York, has died. He was 87.

New York Times spokeswoman Eileen Murphy says Cunningham died Saturday in New York City. The Boston-born photographer had recently been hospitalized after suffering from a stroke.

Cunningham was known for his trademark blue jacket and riding a bicycle with…

Picturing your commute

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Commuting can be the most peaceful or most chaotic part to a person’s day. Whether it is a serene train ride into a city, a hectic ride in the back of cab, or just sitting in traffic for hours, the way we can get to and from our work and other responsibilities sets the tone for our mornings and evenings.

Mashable partnered with photo-sharing community EyeEm to crowdsource a front-row seat to the ways people around the world spend their commutes. What we found was a beautiful diversity in…

Police officers pop the question during London Pride parade

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There’s no better place to get engaged than a Pride parade — the festivities are already built in.

Such were the philosophies of two Metropolitan police officers, who each proposed to their partners (one of whom is a fellow police officer) during this week’s London Pride celebration.

One of them even halted a parade to pop the question. Talk about a grand gesture.

Since the Metropolitan LGBT Network (a staff association for…

Twitter quietly launches tags to location feeds with Foursquare

Twitter Location Feed

The 7 things to delete first when your iPhone storage is full

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There are two things your iPhone will run out of quickly: battery life and storage.