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.
  • WordPress 2.5 launches, loads of new features

    WordPress, the blogging platform used by many (inc techAU) has just released their latest version – 2.5. New in this version are great new features such as a cleaner refined post page, an updated Admin page complete with stats built right in, very easy-to-use photo gallery and much much...
  • New background for the techAU podcast

    I’m just about to film episode #27 of the podcast. As always I’m looking for ways to improve the quality of techAU and I think these 2 wall dividers add a certain quality finish. Much better than a stark white wall. So there you have it a sneak peak...
  • Pogo – the first 3D browser that will actually work

    The browser wars are certainly heating up with Firefox 3 about 2 launch and Internet Explorer 8 not far away. But here’s a new browser to challenge them all. It’s called Pogo and it’s from AT&T.. *scratches head. There’s been times in the past where people have attempted 3D...
  • No damage in GT5: Prologue

    While listening to Episode #81 of the Aussie Tech Head podcast, they got their hands on a copy of the much anticipated new game for the PS3 – GT5: Prologue. Which amazingly has NO DAMAGE. Really not sure what Sony was thinking here, there are so many other racing...
  • Google updates Google Docs

    Google Docs have been steadily improving since launch, the latest update includes a number of changes. There’s really a huge number of changes to google docs, below are some of the latest / most interesting ones, for the full list, visit the link at the end of this post....
  • iPhone SDK beta 2

    Reports are flooding in that Apple has released an update to their Software Developer Kit (SDK). New features in this build include: Interface builder update The Xcode IDE The iPhone simulator Frameworks and samples Compilers The Shark analysis tool. More @ ArsTechnica and iPhoneThailand....
  • Try out DeepZoom with your own photos

    I just stumbled across this Microsoft Labs site that allows you to try out DeepZoom using your own photos. For some reason they’re using the PhotoZoom name with an abomination of a logo, but look past that, it’s sure to change before final release of this product. Sign-in using...
  • Twit Live! – coming soon

    After listening to many of Leo’s shows on http://twit.tv for more than a year now, I’m always interested in any new movements he makes. Leo’s in the setup phases of launching Twit Live! – live streaming video from the twit offices. In this video, Leo gives us a guided...
  • Fujitsu spins up new 320GB laptop drive to 7200rpm

    For a long time laptop drives have been plagued by lower capacities and slower speeds than their desktop counterparts. After Samsung took care of those with size issues, (500GB laptop drive), Fujistu are taking care of those who suffer from the need for speed. Down a little bit on...