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.
  • I can has FrankArr – goodbye Frank.

    Live blogging from the session… What are u doing next?taking 360 boxes Flyout on TuesdayStarts new job on Wednesday What laptop to get ? Moving from developer Evangelist in Australia, to pretty much everyone around the world. An Influential roll. Will continue to blog, twitter etc. How will you...
  • Interviews @ Tech.Ed

    Last night we interviewed a number of Microsoft experts in the Digital Media Lounge @ Tech.Ed. Here’s a list of the schedule. 7 PM – Martin Gregory and Michael Kleef ? Windows Server 2008 7.15 PM – Dilip Mistry, General Manager, Developer & Platform Evangelism APAC ? Microsoft?s Software...
  • Halo 3 hoodies!!

    We were lucky enough to just pick up a limited edition Halo 3 hoodie! Pics soon!!...
  • Keynote details

    8:15am – Sponsors logos are being displayed on screen. 8:17am – Keynote begins, lights fade out, intro video shown, featuring the ‘make your mark’ theme. Fairly lame song, Microsoft technologies shwn, Photosynth, Popfly, etc. Forza 2 and xbox ccontroller shown, Frank Arrigo made a cameo appearance, shots of the...
  • Opening Party

     Last night was the Tech.Ed opening party. This was a fantastic opportunity to speak with Microsoft and Microsoft Partners about their latest technologies. One of the most applicable applications on display with Office Communication Server. OCS offers presence information to users throughout Outlook, SharePoint etc, it can even be...
  • Sony releases 80Gb PS3 in US

    Well it’s a shiny happy day for the US in the gaming arena, with Sony announcing it will bring the 80Gb version of the PS3 to the states. It’s going to retail for US$599 and include a copy of ‘Motorstorm’.   More @ http://www.ps3fanboy.com/2007/08/06/scea-announces-immediate-availability-of-80gb-ps3/...
  • Tech.Ed excitement building

    Today I have to say is a completely different vibe around, as the day goes on, more attendees arrive, you can see the preparations being finished off. This morning I met Frank Arrigo (we’re interviewing him tomorrow), check out his blog @ http://blogs.msdn.com/frankarr/default.aspx Opening party is tonight from 6-9.....
  • Tech.Ed begins

    We arrived on the Sunny Gold Coast on Sunday, had a nice meal and an early night to prepare for our what no doubt is going to be a very long week ahead. Yesterday morning we registered, recieved our name tags, backpacks, then jumped straight into our first day of...
  • 1st of the new Red vs Blue videos

    They’re back.. This time to transition us from Halo 2 to Halo 3. I’ve been a big fan of RvB since I found out about it. Especially like the HD ep downloadable via Marketplace....