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Wednesday 24 May 2017

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...

The Best Mobile Phone You Can Buy

(From The Verge) It’s been a wild year in the smartphone world, we’ve seen everything from modular phones,...

The Next-Generation Flip Phone Could Be Foldable.

(QTECH) The next-generation flip phone could be foldable. Samsung recently published a patent (original, in Korean) that shows...

Why Waze Is So Incredibly Popular in Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) For anyone who has visited Costa Rica will know, the lack of typical addresses can be an...

Half Of The Internet Was Down Friday, Here’s Why

  (QTECH) If it seemed like half the internet was down on Friday...it pretty much was. William Turton at...

Competition in Telecommunications Is Being Put to Public Consult

(QCOSTARICA) If the Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) - Superintendency of Telecommunications -  proposal is approved, starting in December...