Watch Keeps Costa Rica Schoolkids Safe And In Touch With Their Parents

With the start of the new school year next week, many parents are concerned about their child's security. Although...

ICE Looking To Become Regional Telecom Player

Costa Rica's state-owned telecom operator, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), is finalizing plans to become a major...

4.5G Already Operating in San Jose

Costa Rica's state-owned telecom, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) announced the activation of its 4.5G service, or...

How Costa Rica is Quietly Building a Case for Cryptocurrency Development

In recent months, the hype surrounding cryptocurrency and Bitcoin has exploded on a global scale, with mainstream media...

ICE Selects Telia Carrier Backbone To Meet Broadband Demand

Telia Carrier, a subsidiary of Telia Company, has reached an agreement to provide its global fiber backbone to...

Amazon’s Checkout-Free Grocery Store Is Opening to the Public

In the shadow of Amazon’s offices in downtown Seattle, people enter a tiny grocery store, take whatever they...

Facebook Launches Marketplace In Costa Rica

As of today, Tuesday, January 16, Facebook Marketplace has arrived in Costa Rica. This is a functionality that the...

Costa Rica Telecom Market up 4%; State Telecom ICE Loses Ground, Competition Gains

Costa Rica’s telecommunications sector posted revenues amounting to ¢394 billion colones (around US$693 million dollars) in the first...

Fighting Engagement Bait on Facebook

Facebook says it is getting tough in 'engagement baiting', the spammy posts that goad people into interacting with...

Apple reduces speed of iPhones as batteries wear out, report suggests

A new analysis of performance data has reignited the debate over whether Apple intentionally slows down older iPhones. The...

Generation Z Opts for Personalization Over Privacy

Security is of great concern for anyone who uses the Internet. Whether you’re creating sites or just visiting...

Waze SOS To Assist In Accidents And Mechanical Problems

It would be great if WAZE had an SOS function if you feel sick while driving, are involved...

iPhone X: the link between the cellphone and the Nobel Prize of Economics

Apple Computer Inc. is close to becoming the first trillion-dollar company. The iPhone X celebrates the first decade...

Portable Printer Reaches Tico Market To Print Photos From Smartphone

Ten years ago Polaroid stopped making instant film cameras. A year later it stopped making the film the...

Samsung Is Returning To Its Attacks, Mocks iPhone X Buyers In Latest Commercial

Samsung loves to mock Apple and its fans that line up outside stores to get the latest iPhone....

Costa Rica Still In The 4G Slow lane

Costa Rica continues losing competitiveness because of its internet services, with average speeds reported of just 6.9 Mbps...

Microsoft quietly announces end of last free Windows 10 upgrade offer

ZDNet - If you've been waiting to claim your free Windows 10 upgrade using the "assistive technologies" exception,...

Pre-ordering the iPhone X? Maybe You Should Wait. Or Maybe Not.

Apple's lineup of iPhones is different this year: a new iPhone (the 8) that is not selling, have...

New iPhone Leak Reveals Apple’s Nasty Surprise

(Forbes) Apple best ever iPhone is coming soon. But the harsh reality for Apple is it may not...

Preorder the iPhone X starting October 27

For iPhone users, it seems like an eternity since Apple announced the iPhone X with its large screen,...

New Nokia Phones Arrive in Costa Rica With Android As Their ‘Ace Up The Sleeve’

While many are waiting on the iPhone 8 and others on the iPhone X, three new phones from...

Why Are More and More People Using VPNs For Web Browsing These Days?

Anyone who’s been actively browsing the Internet for some years now would have definitely heard of the term...

Smart Billboards Will Be Checking You Out As You Driver

Although we probably won't see this in Costa Rica for some time yet, in the U.S. smart digital...

Costa Rica Lifts Price Controls In Mobile Telecom Market

The Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) - Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications - has declared that the country’s mobile...

iPhone 8 In Costa Rica On Monday

If you have been waiting to update from your current phone to the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8...

iOS 11 Is Coming. New Features Rock!

(Q TECH) You don't have to buy a new iPhone or iPad to get new features. On Tuesday,...

The iPhone 8 name game: What will Apple call its new phone?

Do you have your heart set on the iPhone 8 -- or whatever it will be called when...

Telcos Create New packages for Internet Addicts

Subscriptions to mobile internet service demand in Costa Rica has increased 26% in the last year, going from...

Are You Ready to Give Up the Wheel?

(TSGMAX) Driverless cars are the next big thing, however despite some of the technical issues which still need...

Costa Rica’s ICE Accelerates LTE Rollout

Costa Rica's State power and telecommunications company, the The Instituto Costarricence de Electricidad (ICE), announced an acceleration of...

‘Nyuti’, The Future For Costa Rica’s Younger Generation

  Ad Astra Rocket Company Costa Rica (AARC CR) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the American rocket propulsion,...

10 Huge iPhone 8 Details From Apple’s HomePod Leak

(MacWorld) If you were following Apple back in 2010, you remember the infamous iPhone 4 leak. The handset...

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Ziad Akl To Remain In Immigration Custody Pending Deportation

Ziad Akl, brother of Elias Akl, the Canadian-Lebanese national murdered last May 15, in front of a school in Escazú, remains in the custody...

ICE Prepared For Electric Vehicles

In front of the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) main building in La Sabana. Read more on electric vehicles in Costa Rica

Chinese Railroad in Panama?

A rail line connecting Panama City and David is the first of several joint infrastructure projects to be studied, as part of a cooperation...

Slim’s Flagship Telecom Shudders Into Biggest Loss In 16 Years

Mexico's America Movil, the crown jewel of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim’s empire, better known as "Claro", with extensive operations in Costa Rican and Central...

Presidential Candidates “Light” On Economic Plans

With only weeks to go for the second round of Costa Rica's presidential election on April 1, little has emerged on the economic plans...

A Week In Paradise: Women Escape The Cold With A Fitness-focused Trip to Costa Rica

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Nicaragua Shelves Canal, Promises Port

Of late there has been little or nothing about the Interoceanic Canada project or Grand Canal in Nicaragua, as the Ministry of Transportation and...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

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

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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It was impossible not to spot a "Sele" jersey yesterday. Either red or blue, they were everywhere, at the supermarket, the mall, the airport...

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Colombia Legalizes Medical Marijuana

TODAY COLOMBIA (AP) — Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos signed a decree on Tuesday December 22, legalizing the growing and sale of marijuana for...

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, on Tuesday becoming the first company...

Costa Rica Court Suspends Fine Against Japi

Costa Rica's Administrative Court (Tribunal Contencioso Administrativo) has accepted the injunction request by the company IBW, which operates under the Japi brand, to suspend...