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.
  • 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...
  • Intel QX6850 smashing its way into the market

    The new Intel Extreme QX6850 (3.0GHz, 1333fsb, 2x 4MB cache) is making big impressions today. Giving some strong benchmarks particularly in gaming, and overclocking showing equally impressive. PC Perspective summing up exactly what I was thinking, AMD is going to have to work very hard to beet this. More @ Hot Hardware and...
  • Thumbs up to the Uni of Wollongong

    A team of Aussie scientists from the University of Wollongong have developed a device that allows a person to control their TV and possibly other home entertainment devices via hand gestures. A small box with a camera watches for the movements, and is claiming to be able to filter...
  • Streamy – social networking AJAX style

    Check out the vid below for an in-depth display of what Streamy can offer. Given there’s an abundance of social networking sites out there at the moment I was a little skeptical about what a new one could offer. However after watching this video I was quite impressed. Unfortunately...
  • ADSL 2+ exchanges – find your closest exchange

    If your interested in finding out about ADSL 2+ availability in your area, then you should check out ADSL2exchanges. Simply enter in your address and phone number on the detailed summary page and it’ll tell you where the closest exchange is. Information is overlaid on a google map and...
  • Xbox 360's from EB Games recalled

    If you’ve bought a Xbox 360 Premium system in past 2 weeks from EB Games Australia, you should return it with the receipt. There has been a recall from Microsoft indicating there was a problem with that batch of HDD’s. Note, those who’ve purchased the core system (doesn’t include HDD)...
  • 32 of the best video game ads ever!

    A collection of some of the best game ads to date including some new ones like those Sony PSP “Dude, Get your own” ads and those insane “This is living” ads. The Human Cock Fighting and extended magical pinata Viva Pinata ads are pretty funny. “for you, Vigilante justice”,...
  • Welcome to the new techAU.tv!

    The idea that’s driving this new site will bring our tech news from our personal blogs to here, in a collective news blog at the front of techAU.tv, then recapping the best stories at the end of the week in our usual podcast. The fresh site is going to give...
  • Windows Home Server reaches RC1

    During Bill Gates keynote at this years CES in January, he announced a new product Windows Home Server. Although news has been quiet about this product, it’s nearing completion, now reaching the release candidate status. There are 2 options for install, either use your own hardware, or purchase a...