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.
  • Original Transformers sold for $1,000,000

    You can read the lengthy story behind this one from the link, long story short, this ladies husband was a huge transformers fan, after he passed away some years ago, she’s now decided to sell the 275 item collection. More @ http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/megallection/original-transformers-boxed-collection-sold-for-1000000-279598.php...
  • Mac getting Gears of War and Unreal Tournament 3?

    Looks like the gaming environment for Mac user is heating up with an announcement from Epic saying that Gears of War and Unreal Tournament 3 will be coming to the Mac. No timeline yet, but I’m sure this will make a few Mac users very happy.           More...
  • Free Wi-Fi ? Add London to the list.

    Free Wi-Fi is being offered in London, however the devil is always in the details. Yes you can get free Wi-fi, however you will have to sit through 15-30 second ads every 15 minutes and you can expect download speeds of 256kbps. Doesn’t sound that inviting? Also offered is...
  • Transformers are here!

    Its actually from a competition in Japan according to Gizmodo. Its not bumble bee, but ill still have one. I’m suddenly dreaming that I was at a remote control car race with it! and it had guns!… More @ Gizmodo...
  • Peter Moore leaves Microsoft, heads to EA

    Peter Moore, the head of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business division has announced he is resigning, leaving after August to take a new position at EA Games. Moore has been at Microsoft since 2003 and played a key part in xbox 360’s promotion and success. One of Moore’s more memorable moments...
  • New iPod Video in a month?

    A few scattered reports are surfacing about a new iPod Video release next month, touting a multi-touch screen similar to the iPhone. The reports certainly aren’t worth betting on but are still worth keeping in the back of your mind. DigiTimes certainly has been on the right word a...
  • Windows Home Server goes RTM

    Microsoft have announced that Windows Home Server has now been released to manufacturing (RTM). They are distributing Home Server to OEM partners to give them time to prepare for launch. Also announced was another OEM partner – Fujitsu-Siemens Computers (FSC). This now makes 6 OEM’s that have partnered with...
  • Rumble in PS3's Sixaxis controller confirmed in DiRT

    DiRT is coming soon to the PS3 and during a preview at E3, a menu option to enable or disable rumble in the game was then confirmed that PS3 controllers will have rumble in DiRT. This will probably require new controllers with rumble components built in. More @ http://www.ps3fanboy.com/2007/07/16/picking-up-the-ps3-version-of-dirt-its-ready-to-rumble/...
  • Just because u can, doesn't mean you should – Dual LCD rack

    At first look this may seem visually appealing idea, however on closer inspection this vertically mounted dual 19″ LCD monitors are located on a rack mount. What exactly the purpose of these are is still unclear. Sure they’d be great for bragging rights when showing off your server room, but...