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.
  • Rumour: Telstra getting iPhone in Australia

    Be very clear about this, no formal announcements have been made about the iPhone in Australia, however reports are spreading across the web that Telstra is testing the iPhone on their 3G network. A Telstra spokesman said “We have been testing the iPhone as we would any device that...
  • Aus PC World Magazine comes to an end in Jan

    As the cost of print shows it age against it’s digital rival – the internet, magazines such as Australia’s own version of PC World have seen declining sales over the past 2 years. As much as 50% less in this case. The problem I see that more and more...
  • Dell intros budget 24" Monitor – $AU599.

    As you should all know by now, cheaper certainly does not mean better. That’s highlighted by Dell entry-level 24″ LCD Monitor. Compared with the standard 2407WFP model, this lacks some really good features like the inputs component input, USB ports and memory card reader. Furthermore there’s a reduction in...
  • Review: Audio 470 USB Headset from Plantronics

    It’s here folks, the first techAU video review. Check out the video.   Click images for larger version.   The .Audio 470 USB headset from Plantronics offers a number of great range of features. Design– The foldable design is great for storage and portability, if you’ve ever thrown a...
  • ASUS announces 7" Australian Eee PC for AU$499

    The Eee PC is termed “a lifestyle gadget designed for internet access and learning”. It’s set to arrive in Australia just in time for Christmas, selling for AU$499. The Details Model: Eee PC 4GDisplay: 7”Memory: 512MB HDD: 4GB SSD Storage (Solid State Drive) Audio: Hi-Definition, StereoProcessor: Intel CPU &...
  • 320GB HDD 4 your lappy

    Back in August Engaget reported that Western Digital were creating a 320GB 2.5″ HDD for laptops. Well today they’re now hitting the streets, as WD release their super-large capacity 2.5″ drive. Oh Gizmo and Gizmodo have the details. More @ WD Product Page...
  • Aussie develops technology to increase broadband up to 250 megabits

    Currently Australian broadband speeds range from between 1MB (ADSL) to 24 MB (ADSL 2+), how that may all be set to change. An Australian researcher Dr John Papandriopoulos as part of his PHD at the University of Melbourne, has developed technology that allows for between 100MB and 250MB speeds...
  • Crysis Demo – available now.

    The demo of one of the most anticipated games has finally been released – Crysis. It’s a big one, weighing in at 2GB, not sure that this is the largest demo ever, but it’d sure be up there. Overclockers Australia has posted an image gallery from the demo, you...
  • techAU podcast.. the latest

    Hey guys, you may have noticed it’s been a while since the last episode of the podcast, well there’s a good reason. I’m working on some upgrades.. These include, lapel microphones, set design, lighting, and possibly a streaming version of the show, so please be patient, it’s not too...