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Saturday 24 June 2017

iPhone 8’s purported design leaked in new images

  Q TECH (BGR) Looking for fresh iPhone 8 leaks? Good, because we just happen to have more pictures...

When it comes to ransomware, it’s sometimes best to pay up

Companies hit by ransomware are faced with an ethical dilemma: pay up to save their now-encrypted data, or...

Apple Announces The HomePod

Q TECH - Apple’s long-rumored Amazon Echo competitor is real. It’s called the HomePod (yes, I know). “We...

Costa Rica Home Internet Penetration up 8% to 65% in 2016

Residential internet penetration in Costa Rica rose 8% year on year to 65%of the country’s homes last year,...

Smartphone addiction’ seems to only be getting stronger

QTECH - When was the last time you were in a restaurant or at the mall and everyone...

Utility Launches FTTH Service

Costa Rican power cooperative Coopesantos has announced the launch of a residential FTTH - Fiber to the Home...

Changeover To Digital TV Does Not Require The Purchase Of A New TV Or Paid Services

Q COSTA RICA  - The changeover to digital signal from analogue does not involve extra charges assures the...

Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus Now In Costa Rica

Q TECH - Released in March 2017, the Motorola Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus (a month later),...

What Is Ransomware and How To Protect Your Files From It

What would it mean if you lost all of your personal documents, such as your family photos, research...

MICITT Costa Rica “Hack” Not Related To “Ransomware” Global Event

Q COSTA RICA - Although the Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Telecomunicaciones (Micitt) - Ministry of Science, Technology...

Challenge Will Prove Who Is The Best ‘Hacker’ In Costa Rica

Q TECH - Only days following the world's biggest cyber attack that is still claiming victims and threatens...

Samsung Galasy S8 Available In Costa Rica

Q TECH - The Samsung Galaxy S8 Android smartphone has arrived in Costa Rica and is available at...

Apple a Country On Its Own: First To Cross US$800 Billion Barrier

Q TECH - Apple Inc., the U.S. technology giant, has gone where no U.S. company has gone before,...

Can blockchain, a swiftly evolving technology, be controlled?

(Q24N) The headlong pace of technological change produces giant leaps forward in knowledge, innovation, new possibilities and, almost...

Movistar Costa Rica Offers Free Music and Video

Q TECH - Mobile operator, Movistar Costa Rican (Telefonica) has launched a series of exclusive free data offers...

‘Hacking Challenge’ Competition Will Be On May 15 In Costa Rica

Q TECH - For the first time in Costa Rica and for the second consecutive year in Panama,...

Dream Of First Costa Rican Satellite In Orbit Closer To Reality

Q COSTA RICA - The donations made by more than 800 people to the Proyecto Irazú (Irazú Project)...

Why Developers Are So High In Demand

  For the layman, the development of computer programs and applications might as well be magic. There is a...

What’s Behind Phantom Cellphone Buzzes?

RICO’S JOURNAL – If this has never happened to you, you know that feeling your cellular phone is...

Panama’s Acces To Internet Increases, Costa Rica’s Slows Down

Q TECH - The Akamai report for the fourth quarter of 2016, notes that compared to the previous...

‘Contactless’ Payments Appear In Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - Like it or not, 'contactless' pay is quickly making its way in Costa Rica,...

Costa Rica’s Mobile Telehone Operators Have One Minute To Answer Customer Service Calls

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica's mobile operators have six months to improve their customer service department response...

ICE To Roll Out 100Mbps FTTH in Puntarenas

Q COSTA RICA - Stop and think how your Internet usage has evolved during the last few years....

Nokia Returns Life To The 3310

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Dumb phones are cheaper, sturdier and have longer-lasting batteries. And they are making a...

Costa Rica Has The SLOWEST Mobile Internet On The Planet; Report

Q COSTA RICA - Your mobile Internet connection in Costa Rica too slow and too costly? Feel that...

ICE Will “Punish” Postpay Customers For Excessive Use Of Mobile Internet

Q COSTA RICA - If you are 'postpay' customer of  Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad's (ICE) internet cellular service...

Digital Television (TDV) Will Free Up Bands For Mobile Broadband Services

Q COSTA RICA / The government says it will allocate the 100MHz of 700MHz-band spectrum freed up from...

Forget the iPhone 7, The next iPhone Will Blow Everyone Away!

Apple’s next iPhone could include “some form of facial/gesture recognition,” according to a research note distributed to clients...

Costa Rica Is One Of The 10 Countries Where the iPhone Is More Expensive

Q TECH Looking to purchase a new iPhone 7? Costa Rica is not the place to do it....

Costa Rica Embassy in China Website Hacked. But Was It A Current Government Website?

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - Circulating the internet news for the last couple of days is the hacking...

Is Apple Working On A Foldable iPhone?

iphone 8 conceptApple’s iPhone 8 won’t be the first smartphone out there to feature a curved display, but...

Do’s and Dont’s In Uber Car. Or Be Banned!

Just ask an Uber driver to describe his or her worst passenger and you’ll hear tales of...

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Is Mexico ready for gay marriage?

In September, some 100 cities in all 32 Mexican states hosted a so-called “March for the Family” – protests against a proposal to legalise...

Wonder Woman: feminist icon or symbol of oppression?

It’s been a busy – and controversial – year for Wonder Woman. In October 2016, the United Nations made a curious appointment: Wonder Woman would...

Latin America’s Rural Exodus Undermines Food Security

Q24N (IPS) - In Latin America and the Caribbean, which account for 12 per cent of the planet’s arable land, and one-third of its...

Cartago Kicks Up A Fuss Over San Jose’s New Brand “SJO Vive”

On Wednesday, the Municipality of San José officially unveiled its brand "SJO Vive" to attract Ticos and foreigners to Costa Rica's capital. The ceremony, led...

Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Moving To Costa Rica

(HUFFPOST) “I’m thinking about moving to Costa Rica,” are words I see every day in emails, Facebook messages, and from people who have read...

Costa Rica Opens Embassy in Azerbaijan

Costa Rica's Foreign minister Manuel Gonzales, who is on an official visit to Baku, announced the opening of an embassy in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan Foreign Minister Elmar...

The Best Online Degrees for Starting a Business in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of Central America’s rising stars with an increasingly diverse economy that has moved beyond tourism and agriculture to encompass a...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Nude Hotels & Beaches in Costa Rica

Doing what we all think about – going nude in a public, is not so easy in a conservative culture like Costa Rica. What...

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