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.
  • Ring’s got some serious updates for their security devices

    Ring are famous for their smart doorbell but actually have a much broader range of home security products. That range has just received an update, as unveiled at CES 2018. The whole security ecosystem now includes several new security devices. Among the new products are 2 new indoor/outdoor security...
  • Not content with ULED and QLED, Hisense adds OLED to TV lineup

    Hisense have just had their press conference at the CES 2018 and announced its first OLED TV. This joins the company’s popular ULED 4K range. Last year the company added QLED panels to their premium end of the range, but in 2018, that’s now OLED. Head of Marketing at...
  • Nanoleaf wants to light up entire walls of your home

    Nanoleaf are turning out to be a pretty interesting young company. After we recently reviewed their triangular Aurora light panels, they’ve got a new light panel, announced at CES 2018, that are square. When you square things off and keep the unique interconnect system, you open the door to...
  • Apple release iOS 11.2.2 update to address Spectre

    Overnight Apple has released the latest update to their mobile OS, with iOS 11.2.2 delivering a security update that patches the Spectre security vulnerabilities. This isn’t something you need to debate about, get the update. For those technically minded, you can review the details of the security flaw that...
  • Samsung adds Bixby and a better speaker to the Family Hub smart fridge

    We knew heading into CES 2018 that voice assistants would be everywhere in our electronics this year and we haven’t been disappointing. Samsungs Family Hub smart fridge is getting some important updates this year, with the addition of their voice assistant Bixby, which was introduced on the Samsung Galaxy...
  • Move over Cortana, Amazon Alexa is coming to Windows 10

    Right now, there’s 2 voice assistants that matter, Amazon Alex and Google Assistant and they’re in an all out scramble (read: war) to get everywhere first. The latest big development is an announcement that Acer, Asus, HP and Lenovo are all planning on adding Alexa to some of their Windows...
  • DJI announces OSMO Mobile 2 at CES 2018, lets you dolly zoom

    DJI’s revealed a redesigned Osmo Mobile 2 smartphone camera stabilizer that is designed to capture smooth videos and high-definition panoramas with cinematic movement, easily. DJI uses three-axis gimbal technology to cancel out movement, so your video stays steady even if your hands shake or wobble, while SmoothTrack technology detects...
  • Dear Uber driver, your job is not long for this world, thanks Nvidia

    We kind of always knew this day was coming, but today, shit got a little more real for Uber drivers. NVIDIA and Uber announced at CES that the ridesharing company has selected NVIDIA technology for the AI computing system in its fleet of self-driving vehicles. It may not happen tomorrow,...
  • Nvidia’s partnering with ACER, ASUS and HP for 65″ BFGDs.

    Nvidia are teaming up with the likes of ACER, ASUS and HP to ship gaming display that are a massive 65″. Known as BFGD’s or Big Format Gaming Displays, these run 4K at 120Hz, have G-SYNC technology, HDR with 1000 nit peak brightness, and an integrated NVIDIA SHIELD, giving...