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.
  • Evolution of the PC

    Speaker from AMD Introducing 4 cores this year, 8 cores next yearFusion released next year (late 2008/2009) – combines CPU / GPU.Using 65nm atm, moving to 32nm next year, then 25nm, reaching limits of making transistors down to the size of atoms. Next evolution to light.Currently 65w moving down...
  • HD-DVD now moving to 51Gb ?

    Currently HD-DVD can hold 25Gb, if the rumors are correct, HD-DVD will be upgraded to 51Gb. The good news is that players may simply need a firmware update to support the update. Once this is confirmed, we’ll finally be able to end the size argument between HD-DVD and Blu-ray formats. More...
  • Podcasting Panel 9.30am tomorrow

    Tomorrow morning I’ll be sitting on a Podcasting panel, I’ll be preparing some notes later today, but for the most part it should a fairly informal, off the cuff discussion, Like many of the sessions I’ve been to at Influence, I’m sure some really good conversations will be generated....
  • Living online

    It’s the 1st session of the 2nd day, Living Online. Fransico from BeboHas worked for YahooPlays clip – When in doubt… ask the BBC.Beebo joins with iTunes to offer 5 million songs.Video covers MySpace, Facebook and Bebo.Slide shown of demographic for social networks, indicates Bebo huge in the UK.Kids...
  • Casino Royale night

    Tonight we had dinner with a Casino Royale theme. We all recieved 3x$1000 vouchers that we exchanged for casino chips. There were all the usual games roulette, poker, black jack etc. All in all everyone had a great night....
  • Consumer Broadband in Australia

    Just about to go into the second session. This should be a very interesting session, it’s obviously a topic that effects techAU in a massive way. We’re always negotiating the balance between providing high quality content, whilst being conscious of our users connection speeds. With the average consumer connection...
  • Desktop security

    1st session of the consumer stream. Symantec Online identity theft.Security of PC + mobile device.Bots on the increase, ability to phone home receive an update and morph to avoid detection / removal. New threat legitimate sites delivering drive-by-download threat.Feb – Miama dolphins website Online Identity– Constructed from multiple sites...
  • Arrive @ Influence Forum (unconference)

    I just arrived and checked in to the Crown Plaza, Hunter Valley. The views here are amazing, I’m sure the next 3 days are going 2 be pretty full on, but if I have 2 work hard, this is the place to do it. Although slightly overcast, this place...
  • Get ready for your Sci-Fi injection

    If you a Sci-Fi nut like me, you’ll probably be suffering in this small break in shows we seem to be having. So, on this important Sci-Fi day, September the 8th 1966, when the first Star Trek episode aired, I thought id give a quick up-and-coming reminder to ease...