Sales of LCD TVs Bounce Back

You know that global consumers are emerging from their funk when they levitate off their couches to go buy bigger televisions. So the latest tidings from technology tracking consultancy DisplaySearch appear particularly promising. According to a report released by the firm on Tuesday, TV shipments in the third quarter were up year-over-year on a unit basis for the first time in 12 months. Revenues from sales of TVs are expected to rise in the first quarter of 2010, turning around a six-month decline. Driving this surge in demand is the consumer's desire for bigger, faster and brighter boob tubes.