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.
  • Free software update turns Nest Cam IQ into a Google Home

    Aussie customers can now use Google Assistant with their Nest Cam IQ, as part of a new integration. With no additional hardware required, the Nest Cam IQ will double-up as your very own Google Home – the first product of its kind to have the Google Assistant built-in. The free software update is...
  • Logitech adds speaker and mechanical keyboard with LIGHTSYNC

    Logitech G have announced 2 new devices in their gaming gear offering. The Logitech G560 PC Gaming Speaker is the first dedicated gaming speaker system with advanced Logitech G LIGHTSYNC. This synchronises both light and sounds to your gameplay. Logitech also announced the G512 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. The Logitech...
  • Tested by Cisco and Telstra, NBN Co’s new ICT channel helps business’ switch to NBN

    If you’re an ICT professional, NBN Co want you to register for their new ICT channel. This channel aims to provide technology consultants and vendors with access critical information and support when helping businesses connect to the nbn access network. Research (conducted by NBN Co) reveals almost 40% of...
  • NAB adds support for Google Pay

    NAB customers can now use Google Pay to quickly, conveniently, and securely make contactless payments. NAB joins ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, Westpac, ING Direct, Bankwest and Suncorp banks in supporting Google Pay in Australia. This expands the range of mobile payment services available to NAB customers, which already includes NAB...
  • Zuckerberg says Facebook will expand AI use to proactively save you from bad conent

    This morning, Facebook CEO and Chairman, Mark Zuckerberg fronted a marathon joint hearing with the US Senate Judiciary Committee “Facebook, Social Media Privacy and the use and Abuse of Data”. Lasting more than 5 hours, Zuckerberg answered questions on how his company is responding to increasing concerns about privacy...
  • It’s official, Porsche is entering Formula E in 2019

    Yet another major automotive manufacturer, this time Porsche has signed up to join Formula E. The all-electric category continues to attract auto-makers away from the traditional top-tier of motorsport, Formula 1. Mercedes is also joining Formula E for the 2019/2020 season. With electric powertrains clearly the way forward for...
  • Instagram launches new Focus camera for Stories

    Instagram is launching a new camera format on Stories. Focus lets you take professional-looking portraits right from your Instagram camera. When you take a photo or video of someone in the Focus format, depth of field is applied to blur the background and keep their face in focus, making...
  • Honda refines the Civic with limited edition VTi-S LUXE model

    Honda Australia has launched a new variant of the Honda Civic, the VTi-S LUXE sedan bolsters the comfort and style. The Honda Civic VTi-S LUXE adds a selection of new features for a price increase of just $2,000 above the regular VTi-S sedan. The limited time, LUXE edition includes:...
  • Introducing 1.0, the best release ever

    Last week release 1.0 was elevated from beta into production. After 10 months in development (the first 3 in private), she’s ready for prime time and was released to the world last Tuesday. So far the results are nominal, in line with expectations from unit tests and parameters measure...