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.
  • Kevin Rose's 2008 predictions

    Yesterday Kevin posted his predictions for the year ahead. I agree with some points, some not so much. So here’s my response to Kevin’s predictions. 1: Apple will launch a 3G iPhone powered by a broadcom chipset. Agreed, although this isn’t exactly a new concept, it’s been rumoured for...
  • The Digg song

    If you haven’t heard it yet, you will soon, so you might as well check it out now. The song’s actually pretty catchy, it’s from singer/songwriter Kina Grannis from California. Could have done without the 2 token friends in the background. After uploading the video on December 23rd, and...
  • Merry Xmas and Happy New Year

    Just wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and very Happy New Year. Thanks to everyone who’s visited techAU, downloaded the podcast, spread the word or left comments all are very much appreciated. After launching in 2007 the first years been quite a ride, I’m still REALLY enjoying bringing you, my...
  • Xbox 360 Wireless Racing Wheel gets cheaper.. Australia miss out

    Starting @ US $149, Microsoft’s Wireless Racing Wheel dropped to US $129 a while back. Now it’s down to a much more acceptable US $99. Assuming these price cuts would be reflected all round the world, I jumped on to xbox.com.au to check out pricing here. Nope no discount,...
  • 43% of Australians have broadband!

    AustralianIT have posted an article about the broadband penetration in Australia. I’m happy to see the number was that high actually. The figures are a result of a study done by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. More @ http://www.australianit.news.com.au/story/0,,22954235-15306,00.html?from=public_rss...
  • PS3 to sell 16 Million by end of March 2008.. WTF ?

    Sony have now released new firmware for the PS3. In their announcement I could hardly believe my eyes when I read the following.. “With sales of PS3 on track to have reached a cumulative global total of over 16 million by the end of March 2008… “ Check out...
  • Ten HD.. Seriously disappoints

    When news of Channel 10’s HD channel offering an additional 50 hours of content to their normal channel I was really excited. Counting down the days to the 16th of December. I couldn’t have been more disappointed. I live in Albury / Wodonga a regional city of around 100,000...
  • Toshiba stuff a HD-DVD-RW drive in a laptop

    I love when companies produce world firsts, when a company is actually innovative. Not ‘look how innovative we are, we’re releasing a device that now does what competitors have been doing for months.’ The Toshiba Qosmio G40 laptop has some very impressive specs. A 17″ screen running a very...
  • Amazing iPod Touch vehicle integration.

      If your into cars, and into music like myself, then you should definitely check out this video.   A guy has done some really slick customizations to integrate his iPod Touch into his car. Really well designed, almost looks factory built.   I so want this setup in...