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Friday 18 August 2017

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...

Free Wi-Fi “Hotpost” In Parks and Town Squares Project To Begin Next Year

(QCOSTARICA) The Espacios Públicos Conectados (Public Spaces Online) project that seeks to bring free wireless internet access or...

End Of An Era: BlackBerry Will No Longer Make Its Own Phones

QTECH (CNN) It's the end of an era for BlackBerry. The Canadian multinational, famous for making cellphones with...

The Exact Moment When People Stopped Talking On The Phone

(Q24N) December 31, 2007 is the date Slate magazine says "for the first time, Americans send more texts...

Can Drilling A Hole In The New iPhone 7 Really Reveal A Hidden Headphone Port?

QTECH - Don't do this at home (or at work). Unless you've been living off some remote island...

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...

Kolbi launches social network-focused plans

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica's state-owned operator ICE has launched a series of new prepay plans under its mobile brand...

Computers In Tico Homes Decreased, Survey Reveals

(QCOSTARICA) For the first time in six years, the percentage of ownership of computers, both desktops and laptops,...

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...

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...

More People Prefer To Change Their Smartphone Less Often

(QTECH) When was the last time you updated, that is got a new smartphone? Me, I got a...

The Airplane You’re About to Board Can Easily Be Hacked

(Sputnik) Security systems in the aviation industry are facing an increased threat from hackers who have the capabilities...

Robots Learn Human Interaction Watching TV

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

Solve Your Computer’s Overheating Problem by Stacking Copper Coins on It

Most of us have laptops that we use on a daily basis, maybe even for binge watching your...

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...

Costa Rica Enables Stolen Phones Online Check (UPDATED)

QTECH - You just found a great deal on that smartphone you've had your heart on. What a...

The iPhone SE Now Available In Costa Rica

QTECH - Kölbi (ICE) and Movistar (Telefonica) are the first two to bring the Apple's new smartphone, the...

Xiaomi Smartphones Now Available in Costa Rica

QTECH - Looking for a new smartphone and on a budget? Xiaomi may be your choice, with its...

Costa Rica’s Mobile Telephony Penetration Reaches 156%

QCOSTARICA - In the past decade, Costa Rica has seen an increase in the mobile telephony penetration rate,...

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The beginning of construction for Bolivia's first electric train was inaugurated by President Evo Morales on Thursday in a public ceremony that brought together...

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...

Panama’s Convention Centers

Two new projects in Panama and opening in 2018 – seek to attract convention visitors. With 58,000 square meters (624,000 square feet), Panama’s planned Amador...

Morales: Trump, KKK Promoter, Can’t Lecture Latin America

Bolivia's President Evo Morales says the U.S. President Donald Trump “cannot teach democracy and freedom to Latin America because he promotes the racism and...

“El Carretero De Chepe”

Don Romualdo, who is 78 years old, every day he takes to the streets, wheeling his cart (carretica) from the Mercado Bourbon, in the...

Government Threatens Local Businesses With Fines For Links Uber

Q COSTA RICA - Restaurants and hotels expose themselves to sanctions and administrative procedures per campaign of royalties and discounts of Mother's Day Entrepreneurs express...

Two Costa Ricans Suffered “Minor Injuries” In the Barcelona ‘Terrorist’ Attack

Q COSTA RICA - Two young Costa Rican women (Ticas), studying in Barcelona, Spain, were "injured" in the terrorist attack that shook Barcelona Thursday...

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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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