Many Lined Up, But The Expected “Apple” Frenzy Didn’t Happen

COSTA RICA TECH NEWS - Despite the news OF high unemployment, layoffs and uncertain economic times in Costa...

Ultrafast Internet To Hit Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Some 105,000 households could be surfing the world wide web (the internet) in ultrafast (ultraveloz in...

Chang Presents President With Energy Plan

Former astronaut, physicist and national hero Dr. Franklin Chang met briefly last week with President Luis Guillermo Solis...

Big-Screen iPhone 6 Could Turn The ‘Phablet’ Into A Mainstream Product

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Ever since Samsung created the so-called "phablet" category with the first Galaxy Note in...

Apple Announces The HomePod

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

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...

Costa Rica Mobile Subscribers Up 10.5% To 8.3 Million in 2016

  Q COSTA RICA - Mobile telephony subscribers in Costa Rica rose 10.5% to 8.33 million in 2016, an...

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...

Utility Launches FTTH Service

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

“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...

Internet Access Reaches Over 43% of Homes in Latin America; Costa Rica Among The Highest With 60%

(QTECH) Internet access in Latin America and the Caribbean almost doubled between 2010 and 2015, although nearly half...

ICE Losing Cell Phone Customers!

The state telecom, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), operating under its Kölbi brand, is reported losing 14%...

Did The Pirate Bay Really Land in Costa Rica?

QCOSTARICA - Last week, thepiratebay.se website was shut down following a Swedish Police raid. Since then, various websites...

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...

New iPhone Out on September 9

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Tech giant Apple announced it will be unveiling the latest iPhone, scheduling a "big"...

‘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,...

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...

Spanish Is the Third Most-Used Language On The Internet

Q24N - Spanish is the mother tongue of 470 million people and the third most-used language on the...

Robots Learn Human Interaction Watching TV

The Associated Press - Cambridge - Remember the Jetsons' robot maid, Rosie? Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers...

ICE Offers Best Consumer Value

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

Despite Technology, In 2016 In Costa Rica, You Can Still Call For The Time

(QCOSTARICA) Remember when you could call for the time? In Costa Rica, every day some 16,000 people still...

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...

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...

Samsung S4 is expected to be available in Costa Rica by June.

Samsung Galaxy S4 keeps calm, carries on with big screen If you're looking for Samsung's new Galaxy S4 to...

How Does ‘Apple Pay’ Work?

QCOSTARICA TECH - When you  swipe a credit or debit card at the check-out counter or buy something...

More People Have Access to Cellphones Than Toilets

The United Nations study has found that more people around the world have access to a cellphone than...

ICE Reports 8.000 Cell Phones Lost Or Stolen Monthly

Due to theft or loss, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), on average blocks some 8.000 cellular phones...

Costa Rica Taking Constructive Approach For Creating New IT Jobs

Costa Rica's information Technology (IT) sector is already taking a constructive approach to offset the negative impact the...

The Iguanapad Tablet 100% Costa Rican

COSTA RICA NEWS -- The Cococo company  launched the Iguanapad in Costa Rica, a low-cost electronic tablet, reports...

ICE Launches 4G Internet. First in Costa Rica and Central America.

On Monday the state telecom, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), launched the very first 4GLTE mobile network...

ICE To Invest US$19.9 Million in 4G Expansion

QCOSTARICA - The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) - Costa Rica's state-owned telecom, will invest a total of...

India Donates Technology Centre To Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - With a donation by the government of India, Costa Rica inaugurated the Centre for Excellence in...

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On Thursday, December 14, the first clothing store that will accept bitcoins opened in Costa Rica. Felipe Kirsch, representative of the Brazilian UV.Line franchise in...

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The failure of the Central Government's latest effort sell bonds on the local financial market leads analysts to believe stock market activity in the...

The psychology of Christmas shopping

Many people see marketing as a form of manipulation, particularly around Christmas and the other retail bonanzas: Easter, Valentine’s Day, Mothers’ Day and Fathers’...

Central America Builds Interconnected Clean Energy Corridor

(IPS) Countries in Central America are working to strengthen their regional electricity infrastructure to boost their exchange of electricity generated from renewable sources, which...

Festival of Lights Saturday, Dec. 16 At 6:00 pm

The annual "Festival de la Luz" (Festival of Lights) takes place Saturday, December 16, 2018, starting at 8:00 pm in La Sabana Park, San...

Homer Takes Marge To Poas, Canopies La Fortuna With Bart

Though the Poas Volcano is closed to regular tourists, the national park was open to Homer and Marge Simpson. "Homer read the recommendations sent him...

Volaris Costa Rica confirms new flights to Los Angeles, New York and Washington

The low-cost airline Volaris Costa Rica confirmed the opening of new routes between San Jose (SJO) and Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK) 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...

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...

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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...

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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