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.
  • Twitter town hall ?? A chance to understand the issues

    Just received a twitter (tweet) from @uStreamTV who’ve started a campaign to get the creators of twitter to do a Town Hall event (no doubt on uStream.tv). Previously we’ve seen great insight into the challenges and operations of Digg.com through 2 Town Halls broadcast on uStream. Digg who also...
  • Dell 27" to become affordable ?? CNET reviews 2709W before it's announced

    CNET have reviewed Dell’s new 27″ monitor, 2709W. Only problem is, Dell haven’t even announced it. With that strange anomaly out of the way, it’s also worth noting the current 27″ model is the 2707W. Does this mean the 2708W got left out in the cold ? Assuming things...
  • techAU Podcast Episode #32 – Dual Demo, available now

    This weeks episode of the podcast is now available. Show notes are below. IntroThis week I co-hosted another podcast called Tech Twist with Chris Carney, we chatted about all things tech for about an hour. Head over to http://techtwistblog.com/ and download episode 21. Story 1 – iPhone 2 launch...
  • Woopra update to 1.1.2.1, adds multi-monitor support

    New in this version of Woopra, the web analytics application, is multi-monitor support. Personally I use multiple monitors on all systems I use (laptop excluded). When maximizing the Live Geographic Map in previous versions of Woopra, it would open on an unspecified monitor (sometimes your primary, when you really...
  • Nvidia tired of waiting for Intel, creates Tegra CPU/GPU Platform

    Apparently Nvidia go tired of waiting for Intel to make fast, energy efficient chips. So what else could they do, but go out and make their own. Nvidia have announced they’re new Tegra platform, a specialty chip designed specifically for mobile devices that contains a GPU, CPU and system...
  • iPrimus offering 200Gb for $79.95

    As more Australians adopt ADSL2+ and discover that extra speeds clearly mean you’ll be downloading more. ISP’s are finally starting to extend download caps, to more reasonable amounts. iPrimus are now offering ADSL2+ plans with 200Gb downloads per month, for just $79.95. There are a couple of downsides. 24 month...
  • IE8 to allow up to 6 connections to websites, browsing accelerates

      Multiple connections to a server isn’t exactly a new strategy, many download accelerators have been using this strategy to increase download speeds for years. Microsoft are taking that concept and applying it to general browsing. Assuming sites allow this and your on a broadband connection, it should result...
  • Acer joins the rest, adds Aspire One to ultra-portable laptop category

    Acer are also entering the sub-laptop market with the Aspire One. Early details are still sketchy, however it’s believed to feature a 8.9″ screen, running Windows XP (with Service Pack 3 included), 1024×768 display which is a little strange given the screen appears to be widescreen. More @ UMPC...
  • Dell entering the Sub-laptop market, takes on Eee PC

    Gizmodo are reporting Mr Dell himself (Michael) is currently supporting a nice new accessory – A mini Dell Inspiron laptop. This supports a growing trend for sub-10″ laptops, with multiple companies getting in on the trend. Both Asus with the Eee PC and HP with their Mini-note, already have...