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Refurbished smartphones are big business, global market to hit $14 billion by 2017

In 2014, 56 million refurbished smartphone units were sold to end users around the world, the equivalent of $7 billion in wholesale revenue. By 2017, Gartner expects both of these numbers to double.
Home Theater

Ditch the bill, keep the remote with these four OTA DVRs for cord cutters

Cutting the cord doesn't mean you have to give up on recording TV. Check out some great over-the-air alternatives to the DVR provided by your cable or satellite company.

Photoshop may be 25 years old, but it still manages to stay fresh

This week, Adobe marks the 25th anniversary of Photoshop, the revolutionary software that ushered in digital imaging on the desktop. We spoke with Adobe's Zorana Gee about Photoshop's past, present, and future.
The Manual

Flipping through The Manual: Cigar mastery, dirty steak, exquisite margaritas

Burned out on apps, keys and screens? Improve your analog life this weekend! Digital Trends’ brother site The Manual exists to give men straight-up advice, from unspoken suit rules you need to know, to the latest in fashion, food, drink…

Use reasonable force unreasonably on May 7 in Not A Hero on PC

Not A Hero, the "2¼D" cover-based shooter from OlliOlli developer Roll7 and publisher Devolver Digital, will come out for Windows on May 7, 2015.

5 songs you need to hear this weekend

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week that are are worth using your bandwidth on. Up this week: Drake, Florence and the Machine, and more.
Movies & TV

5 shows you need to stream this weekend

How are you going to get through this week? By pulling up your favorite streaming service and queueing the finest films and TV shows available now.

Hackers attack the US State Department thousands of times a day

The State Department suffered a major breach of security last November, and reports suggest the clean up operation is still ongoing — even though many new threats are being kept at bay.

Lara Croft bundles up for these Rise of the Tomb Raider images

Crystal Dynamics has shared a batch of images from Rise of the Tomb Raider, the upcoming sequel to its extremely-successful 2013 reboot of the action-puzzle-platforming series.

Twitch launches TwitchCon, a convention for game streaming fans

TwitchCon is coming in September, with Twitch promising "a celebration of all things Twitch" for loyal fans of the game streaming service. Find out everything we know about it so far.

Trends with Benefits: Wi-Fi Barbie, YouTube cuts ads while cable packs more in

Networks are trimming shows to add more commercials, YouTube is adding a subscription service, Facebook is developing VR apps, we ponder a Wi-Fi-enabled Barbie doll, and more in this edition of Trends with Benefits!