Gloom Doesn’t Dull Taste for Tech Toys

Pessimism about the economy won’t deter consumers from spending on electronic gadgets, according to a new survey by the Consumer Electronics Association and CNET. The survey’s primary conclusion:

The trend continues to indicate a recovery from the spending reluctance seen over the past two months. Summer is a big time for tech, with a new iPhone and upgrades to video game consoles recently announced, all of which are sparking interest in the category.