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Thursday 17 August 2017

iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Available From Tomorrow in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA TECH NEWS - Apple has determined that a number of its iPhone 5 devives may suddenly...

Apple Unveils Lighter iPad Air

Apple, facing stiffening competition from other tablet makers, unveiled a fourth-generation iPad just seven months after releasing the current...

YouTube Overtakes Facebook Among Teens

(Mashable) After months of speculation, Facebook last week acknowledged that there was some decrease in the number of...

ICE Announces 4G For Year End

The current trend in mobile communications to use devices connected to the internet full time is forcing carriers...

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Is Now. And Are We Ready?

Q JOURNAL - The world is changing. There’s no way around this fact. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is...

Municipalities Move Towards Free Internet For Its Citizens

COSTA RICA NEWS - Still spotty, but municipalities in Costa Rica are recognizing that the internet is important...

“Picosatellite” Promises To Put Costa Rica On the Aerospace Map

A miniaturized or small satellite (picosatellite in Spanish) is sure to take Costa Rica out of this world...

Apple and Samsung vs. The Rest

(BUSINESS WIRE) - Despite ground-breaking features and super-slick marketing, smartphones launching at Mobile World Congress this week have...

“Unlocking” Your Cellphone Continues Legal in Costa Rica

While "unlocking" a cellphone in Costa Rica is common place, the practice is being outlawed in the United...

First Hydrogen Car Expected In Costa Rica In 2018

QCOSTARIA - Purdy Motors says it will in three years bring to Costa Rica the first hydrogen fuel-cell...

Almost 35.000 Have Already Registered Their Prepaid Cell Phone Line

QCOSTARICA - Starting as voluntary system, on March 1, it became mandatory for all active users of prepaid...

Cell Phone Cloning Can Be Costly

Use extreme care when purchasing a cellular phone in Costa Rica. A new scam has been uncovered by...

The Pirate Bay Settles Into Its New Home in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - It appears that The Pirate Bay is back in business after landing in Costa Rica, the...

Telefonica In Costa Rica Launches Movistar Play

QCOSTARICA - Telefonica in Costa Rica has launched its video streaming service,  Movistar Play for prepay, postpaid and...

Nobody ‘Likes’ Your Status Updates Any More? Blame Facebook

Do your Facebook friends seem inactive? Notification numbers shrinking by the day? It's not necessarily that your friends are...

Cabletica Launches Wireless Pay-TV

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica's Cabletica started offering wireless TV through its PlusTV brand, in addition to the service...

iPhone Uses in Costa Rica Can Now Connect With 4G LTE

Great news for users of the iPhone in Costa Rica, the  Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) under its...

ICE Offers Best Consumer Value

COSTA RICA TECH NEWS - While not achieving the same level of success as the Kolbi (Instituto Costarricense...

Diamond-hunting Bot To Represent Costa Rica In World Robot Olympiad 2015

(EFE) - Dia-Bot, a robot that helps in the exploration and location of diamonds in hazardous mining environments,...

Costa Ricans Talk Less On The Mobile Phones, But Use More Data

QCOSTARICA - Mobile (cellular) phone users in Costa Rica talked less by phone but almost doubled data consumption...

Have You Seen One Of These Lately?

(QCOSTARICA) Definitely a rare sight, the public payphone was once the only communication tool for many in Costa...

Claro Costa Rica Tops In 4G Service

(QCOSTARICA) Of three mobile operators in the country,  Claro's 4G service of Costa Rica reaches well over double...

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...

Understanding the real innovation behind the iPhone

When the iPhone emerged in 2007, it came with all the promise and pomp of a major Steve...

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)...

Italian Designs iPhone Of The Near Future

(AFTERBIZLIFE) And how will look like cell phones in the near future? New form factors do not appear...

4G In Costa Rica Around The Corner?

The state telecom, the Instituto Costarricesense de Electricidad (ICE) plans to launch the 4G cellular network in the...

Pirate Bay Lands In Costa Rica Following Swedish Raid

COSTA RICA TECH NEWS - Fugitive torrent sharing website The Pirate Bay has popped up again at a...

Tigo Announces International Calling Number For Costa Rica

Families and friends separated by distance, can now communicate more easily and at more competitive prices, thanks to...

Costa Rica: Bill Aims To License IT Professionals

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Bill number 18.928 approved by the Comisión de Asuntos Sociales de la Asamblea Legislativa...

Computer Crimes in Costa Rica Are More Common Than Thought

Computer crimes in Costa Rica are more frequent than what is believed, says the director of the Academia...

New Scam Targets Cell Phone Customers in Costa Rica

More than 1.000 ICE cell phone customers have been victim of a new scam that involves receiving a...

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Unstoppable Smuggling in the Northern Triangle

Guatemalan businessmen are demanding stricter laws to combat the illegal entry of goods from Mexico, which are now being sold in El Salvador and...

Downtown San Jose Through The Eyes of Ronald Duran Martinez

All photo from Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/ronald.duranmartinez

Uber Users In Costa Rica Are Exempt From Sanctions For Using The Illegal Transport

As the Policia de Transito (Traffic Police) crack down on Uber drivers, users (passengers) can rest assured as they are not exposed to any...

Ankle Bracelets A La Costa Rican

At 18 years of age, due to his drug addiction, on conviction, a judge ordered electronic monitoring and house arrest in lieu of prison....

LATAM To Commence On Jan. 1 Flights Between Lima and San Jose

Starting January 1, 2018, LATAM Airlines Peru will begin service between Lima (LIM) and San Jose (SJO), Costa Rica, from 1 January 2018. The airline...

Costa Rica Expands Access To Housing Finance

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) has established a strategic partnership with Cooperativa Nacional de Educadores (Coopenae), a leading savings and credit cooperative in Costa...

Costa Rica Snake Hitches Ride To Scotland

The Daily Record reports a snake hitched a free ride from Costa Rica to Scotland on a pineabpple before it was discovered by 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...

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...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

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...

OIJ Arrest Suspect Who Made Threats Against Ariana Grande Concert In Costa Rica Tonight

A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning in Tibás, as a suspect in a "threat of attack" at the concert that Ariana Grande will...

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