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.
  • Home Entertainment

    7Tivo – try and get techAU.tv delivered on Tivo when it launches in Aus. Twin tuners – HD, based on Series 3, modifications including PAL. Can FF ads, not skip entire ad. tivo.com.au to get more updates soon – watch this space.  John – SamsungFocus on Full HD (1080p) Movement...
  • Podcasting panel

    9.30 this morning, I sat on a podcasting panel at the Influence forum. The other people on the panel are Ian Yates from itradio.com.au and Roulla Yiacoumi from the podcast Bran. Some topics discussed in the session are:Overview of techAU– Gaming, Gadgets, Social Networks, Phones. – Impacts of broadband speeds in Australia...
  • Revision 3 add 'behind the scenes' show

    Adding to their already long list of podcasts, Revision 3 have now added a members only podcast which takes viewers behind the scenes of how the shows are produced. More @ http://revision3.com/rev3gazette...
  • 1 Million iPhone's sold

    It’s been just over 70 days after the iPhone was released, Apple has now sold the one millionth iPhone. It’s still some time away from Australia’s release, but if the US sales are any indication, Apple should see good sales in Aus 2....
  • Demo session

    In a product demonstration session at the moment, featuring displays from Samsung, Netgear, NRG / AMD, My net phone and more. The new upcoming phone were impressively thin. Netgear displayed their new router with VOIP configuration built in....
  • Evolution of the PC

    Speaker from AMD Introducing 4 cores this year, 8 cores next yearFusion released next year (late 2008/2009) – combines CPU / GPU.Using 65nm atm, moving to 32nm next year, then 25nm, reaching limits of making transistors down to the size of atoms. Next evolution to light.Currently 65w moving down...
  • HD-DVD now moving to 51Gb ?

    Currently HD-DVD can hold 25Gb, if the rumors are correct, HD-DVD will be upgraded to 51Gb. The good news is that players may simply need a firmware update to support the update. Once this is confirmed, we’ll finally be able to end the size argument between HD-DVD and Blu-ray formats. More...
  • Podcasting Panel 9.30am tomorrow

    Tomorrow morning I’ll be sitting on a Podcasting panel, I’ll be preparing some notes later today, but for the most part it should a fairly informal, off the cuff discussion, Like many of the sessions I’ve been to at Influence, I’m sure some really good conversations will be generated....
  • Living online

    It’s the 1st session of the 2nd day, Living Online. Fransico from BeboHas worked for YahooPlays clip – When in doubt… ask the BBC.Beebo joins with iTunes to offer 5 million songs.Video covers MySpace, Facebook and Bebo.Slide shown of demographic for social networks, indicates Bebo huge in the UK.Kids...