Jason Cartwright

Creator of techAU, Jason has spent the dozen+ years covering technology in Australia and around the world. Bringing a background in multimedia and passion for technology to the job, Cartwright delivers detailed product reviews, event coverage and industry news on a daily basis.
  • Dominos commits to roll out Pizza checker AI to every store in the country.

    Dominos is relentless in its use of technology to improve their service to customers, something that should be applauded. The latest in a long line of innovations is a live pizza checker powered by AI. At the company’s AGM in Brisbane this week, CEO and MD Don Meij announced...
  • Review: Sphero Mini, the programmable robot

    As we roll up to Christmas, you’ll be looking for presents for your technology loving kids, teenagers or even pets. Well this may just be the present you need. The Sphero Mini is the latest in a long line of smartphone connected gadgets, but this is one of the...
  • Twilio Studio turns business comms optimisation into a drag and drop experience

    Twilio is a cloud communications platform, which means they allow developers inside companies to take communication pieces like email, sms, phone calls etc and make them smart. Inside medium to large enterprises, you’ll have established rules for escalation and approval and using Twilio APIs, its possible to programatically reflect...
  • Australia’s new $456 Million cross-sea cable

    This week a major milestone occurred in an international telecommunications project. The Hawaiki trans-Pacific cable is a 15,000km system that will link Australia and New Zealand to the United States (specifically Oregon), Hawaii, Samoa and additional South Pacific islands. The giant ship used to haul the cable across the sea...
  • Bitcoin is about to smash through A$10,000

    Bitcoin is very familiar with breaking records and its about to smash another one. The cost of 1 Bitcoin is currently a staggering $9924.47 Australian dollars. When we look at the sharp growth, its likely the trajectory will take it past the A$10K mark in the next few days....
  • DJI launches FlightHub, web-based service to manage drone operations

    DJI have unveiled FlightHub at their AirWorks conference in Denver, Colorado. FlightHub is a new software solution that helps enterprises (and no doubt emergency services) efficiently manage their drone operations from a single platform. Delivered as a web-based service, FlightHub enables the secure management of real-time drone operations, flight data, drone...
  • Foxtel announces new Android TV set-top-box

    In a somewhat surprising announcement, Foxtel have announced its own hockey-puck set-top-box, despite Telstra recently launching the Telstra TV 2. It’s a little like having Foxtel and buying internet from Telstra, or having Telstra phone or internet and being able to buy Foxtel from them. The lines may be...
  • Review: Super Mario Odyssey is exactly the game the Switch needed

    Let me start by saying one of my first gaming experiences ever, was Super Mario Bros on the original Nintendo some 30+ years ago. In 2017 we have the latest in a long line of Mario games with Super Mario Odyssey and exclusively on the Nintendo Switch its a...
  • NAVYA launches level 5 AUTONOM CAB, with triple-redundant technology

    France-based autonomous company, Navya is now well known for their point to point shuttle, but it seems they’re now ready for prime time. Hitting the streets of Paris, among pedestrians and other vehicles, is their new AUTONOM CAB. Get ready Uber, you just got some serious competition. AUTONOM CAB, is...