ATMs dispense more than money: The dirt and dope that’s on your cash

We live in a dirty world. Wherever we go, we are among microbes. Bacteria, fungi and viruses live...

iPhone 8’s purported design leaked in new images

  Q TECH (BGR) Looking for fresh iPhone 8 leaks? Good, because we just happen to have more pictures...

When it comes to ransomware, it’s sometimes best to pay up

Companies hit by ransomware are faced with an ethical dilemma: pay up to save their now-encrypted data, or...

Apple Announces The HomePod

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

Costa Rica Home Internet Penetration up 8% to 65% in 2016

Residential internet penetration in Costa Rica rose 8% year on year to 65%of the country’s homes last year,...

Smartphone addiction’ seems to only be getting stronger

QTECH - When was the last time you were in a restaurant or at the mall and everyone...

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...

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Is It Time To Renew Your Costa Rica Driver’s License?

If you are among the thousands of drivers whose driver's license expires in the coming months, leaving it to the last minute and the...

Protesters Claim Secular Status for Costa Rica

While thousands of demonstrators across the United States marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT...

Air Surveillance Service Made More Official Transport Flights Than Patrols

The Servicio de Vigilancia Aérea (SVA)- Air Surveillance Service - of the Ministry of Public Security made - over two years - more flights...

Mexican Governor Invokes Pancho Villa, Shakes Up Elections

"We want a true revolution in this country," mustachioed governor Javier Corral said in his office, hung with a large portrait of Villa, the...

Trump’s First Year and Latin America (Video)

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Could a New Currency Be the Solution to Argentina’s Never-Ending Inflation Problem?

Since its founding in 1935, inflation has averaged 55 percent per year. Since its issuance by the BCRA, 13 zeros have been added to...

Juan Diego Castro: The Trump Wannabe of Costa Rica

“COSTA Rica is the most beautiful place in the world,” my much-travelled friend Jamie Cox told me last summer. We were chilling out in...

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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...

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...

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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Signs in Playa Guiones to Speed up Emergency Response Times

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Voz de Guanacaste - Locating a specific place along Nosara’s beaches is a complicated task for the police, Red Cross,...

Why Panama Is Still A Top Retire Overseas Choice More Than 15 Years Later

TODAY PANAMA (By Kathleen Peddicord, Huffpost50) I first recommended Panama as a top choice for living, retiring, investing, and doing business overseas more than...

Today in History: May 20

1497 John Cabot sets sail from Bristol, England looking for a route to the west John Cabot (Italian: Giovanni Caboto, Venetian: Zuan Chabotto; c. 1450...

Nicaragua’s Canal Project is a Challenge of Engineering

TODAY NICARAGUA NEWS - (Prensa Latina) The building of a canal in Nicaragua represents today a challenge of engineering, specially because of the size...

[BLOG] Nothing like being first in line in Costa Rica …

This is a cute story from our friend Chili Tabasco, posted on his Facebook wall... Imagine that you have the great luck to walk into...