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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) --"The lessons of the 2000s need to be unlearned," Jim Cramer told the viewers of his "Mad Money" TV show Tuesday. He said that technology is back, fueled by new product cycles, and is no longer just a minor part of our economy.

Cramer told viewers not to get lost in the fog of earnings season over the next few weeks, but instead, focus on something bigger and far more important, the return of tech. After almost of decade of doing nothing, tech is finally getting the respect and adoration it deserves, he said.

What's driving this renaissance of technology? New product cycles. Cramer said all throughout the 1980s and 1990s, technology stocks roared higher on the heels of new product cycles for first, the PC, then second, the Internet. But after the dot com bust in 2001, Cramer noted, many of those new products dried up, withering even further over the past two years during the financial collapse.

But that's no longer the case, said Cramer, as tablets, along with the infrastructure to support them, couple with social networking, social gaming, video on the web, cloud computing and the rest of the mobile Internet tsunami. "It's not just Apple ( AAPL)," a stock which he owns for his charitable trust, Action Alerts PLUS , said Cramer.

It's companies like Ciena ( CIEN), Qualcomm ( QCOM) and F5 Networks ( FFIV) along with countless other component and infrastructure names.

Cramer said as companies leapfrog each other with new technologies and gadgets to win customers, this new product cycle will continue independent of world's economies. "This is secular growth," he said, and all of the old lessons of the past decade need to be forgotten.

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