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.
  • Review: Tile Pro and Tile Mate, adds replaceable batteries

    Tile is a great little product that does one thing great.. it locates your most prized possessions. By attaching the Tile to your keys, your bag, your suitcase, or even your pet, you can locate it anywhere in the world thanks to a network of Tiles talking to each...
  • Taxify now riding on Google Maps

    Taxify has more than 15 million users in over 25 countries globally. That success has led to today, where it’s now being integrated into Google Maps. Australians in Melbourne and Sydney, will now be able to get an estimate for a Taxify ride duration and ride fare in Google...
  • Razer’s new Nari headsets feature comfort technology

    Gaming peripheral maker Razer have introduced a new set of headphones. The Razer Nari is available in three versions – Razer Nari Ultimate, Nari, and Nari Essential. Razer says the Nari Ultimate was engineered with comfort technology, featuring cooling gel ear cushions that keep gamers feeling cooler for long...
  • Nvidia release updated drivers for Forza Horizon 4

    If you paid up for the ultimate edition of Forza Horizon 4, then you get early access to the game now, ahead of the global release on October 2nd. If you’re a PC gamer with an Nvidia graphics card, then it’s time to update your drivers.  Nvidia have released...
  • Facebook token breach compromises 50 million accounts

    This morning many of us woke to news of a Facebook security breach.  Zuckerberg has done the now standard post to his timeline on Facebook to explain the drama.  The issue occurred on Tuesday (US time), when they discovered an attacker had exploited a technical vulnerability in the ‘View...
  • Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti just went live on Scorptech, selling out already

    Scorptech is a online store that geeks love to buy their PC hardware from. Those in need of the latest graphics hardware will be keen to see they now have RTX2080 Ti’s available and they’re not cheap. The best single graphics card available for consumers starts at $1949.00 for...
  • Oculus Quest supports ‘arena scale’, we’re going to need bigger homes

    As Oculus detailed more about their new hardware, the Oculus Quest, one of the more interesting inclusions is ‘beyond room’ scale tracking. This means the headset supports ‘arena-scale’ tracking, allowing you to use spaces the size of tennis courts as VR spaces.  The guardian system that maps the environment...
  • Oculus announce Hybrid apps, 1 app for desktop and VR

    During OC5, Oculus announced a new SDK feature called Hybrid apps. This allowed software developers to enable the same desktop app to run on the desktop and in VR.  For those that create VR content, this will dramatically speed up development, as it opens the door to ending the...
  • Zuckerberg announces Rift Quest at OC5, wireless 6DoF + controllers

    Facebook-owned Oculus have just announced a new product, Oculus Quest.  Zuckerberg says the goal is to deliver a VR platform that can sustain itself and that means a device that’s easy and convenient to use, that will build to having more than 100 million users.  Oculus Quest is said...