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

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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,...

Spanish No Longer Needed To Travel To Costa Rica Thanks To Google

QTECH - When travelling to Costa Rica or in any foreign country, simply hold your smartphone camera up...

Remember Nokia? Brand Returns to Smartphone Market

QTECH - The Nokia brand is set to return to mobile phones, two years after the Finnish company...

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Ziad Akl To Remain In Immigration Custody Pending Deportation

Ziad Akl, brother of Elias Akl, the Canadian-Lebanese national murdered last May 15, in front of a school in Escazú, remains in the custody...

ICE Prepared For Electric Vehicles

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Chinese Railroad in Panama?

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Slim’s Flagship Telecom Shudders Into Biggest Loss In 16 Years

Mexico's America Movil, the crown jewel of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim’s empire, better known as "Claro", with extensive operations in Costa Rican and Central...

Presidential Candidates “Light” On Economic Plans

With only weeks to go for the second round of Costa Rica's presidential election on April 1, little has emerged on the economic plans...

A Week In Paradise: Women Escape The Cold With A Fitness-focused Trip to Costa Rica

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Nicaragua Shelves Canal, Promises Port

Of late there has been little or nothing about the Interoceanic Canada project or Grand Canal in Nicaragua, as the Ministry of Transportation 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...

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...

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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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Costa Rica Film To Compete At Miami Film Festival

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Cosevi Calls OnUsers To Use Regional Offices For Drivers Licenses

UPDATED: The  Dirección General de Educación Vial (Driver Education) is making a call for anyone interested in obtaining or renewing a driver's license to...

Costa Rica Among The Highest In CO2 Emissions in Central Amercia

Costa Rica is second of the Central American nations that produce the most carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita in the region. The country is...

More Motorcycles from China and India in Central America

QBUSINESS - In 2016 Central American countries imported US$420 million worth of motorcycles, and compared to 2015, purchases from China and India increased by...