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.
  • CASA wants to remind you, no drones at MelbourneCup

    Today’s Melbourne Cup will be attended by around 100,000 people and for those attending Felmington, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has a message for you. Leave the drone at home. There’s going to be horses there for a start, which despite being finely tuned racers, they’re still animals...
  • Another major sporting event in SD. Prime7 you’re an absolute joke

    Channel 7’s regional broadcaster Prime is once again letting down regional customers by showing the 2017 Melbourne Cup in SD. That’s right in 2017, if you live in a regional area (millions of Australians do) then you’ll be stuck watching another major sporting event in SD. Recently sporting fans...
  • Review: 13″ Dell Inspiron 7000 2-in-1 Laptop

      When you set out on the path to buy a new laptop, you have plenty of decisions to make. Key in those decisions are your list of priorities, performance, portability, design, features and of course price. Its ultimately how well a device stacks up against your priority list...
  • Elgato 4K60 Pro coming Nov 21st

    As more of our gaming jumps up to 4K resolution and 60 frames per second, those gamers who stream and share their gaming experiences have a new challenge of capturing at that quality. If you’ve got a flashy new high-end PC tucked under your desk, there’s a chance you...
  • Xbox One X Enhanced titles continue to roll out

    As we approach the release date of the Xbox One X, developers are delivering ‘Enhanced’ updates to their titles. While new games will simply come with 4K assets, new visual effects and refinements in overall lighting, shadows, and reflections, existing titles will and are receiving updates. To see which of your...
  • Review: Xbox One X is stunning visually and economically, 4K HDR console gaming now a reality

    The most powerful console ever created is sitting in my living room. Its the Xbox One X and its a serious performer. Be in no doubt, Microsoft’s claims of its ability to deliver smooth gaming in amazing quality isn’t a pipe dream or a sales pitch, its a reality....
  • Review: WRC7 is physics success

    Rallying has come a long way over the decades and with ever changing regulations, cars and technology, each year we’re greeted by a new version of the digital version of the FIA World Rally Championship and this year WRC7 has arrived. In the later half of 2017, we’ve been completely...
  • Hands-on with the Telstra TV 2

    Telstra over-the-top strategy is to partner with US-based Roku to deliver solid hardware to the Australian audience. After a reasonably successful first generation of Telstra TV, things have moved on and in late 2017, 4K is expected. The second generation, the Telstra TV 2, is built on the Roku...
  • German-based Sonnen partner with Aussie Natural Solar on $90M greentech deal

    sonnen is one of the world’s largest battery storage system providers and they’ve partnered up Australian-based Natural Solar. The new partnership will see the pair enter the Philippine and Malaysia renewable energy market, one of the fastest growing in the world. The deal will see more than 10,000 combined...