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Tuesday 26 September 2017

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...

Costa Rica Among The 40 Countries With The Worst Internet Connection Speeds

QCOSTARICA - Not surprising, Costa Rica finished 2015 among the 40 countries with the worst internet Internet connection...

Google Brings Nexus 6P to Costa Rica

QCR TECH - The Nexus 6P, the first high-end smartphone of Google designed by Huawei, is available for...

Telefonica In Costa Rica Launches Movistar Play

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

Movistar Costa Rica Now Serving Its Customers Via Whatsapp

QCOSTARICA - Movistar has become the first mobile operator in Costa Rica to offer assistance through the popular...

Nokia Will Be Making A Comeback In 2016?

QTECH - Nokia, which dominated the market until the launch of the iPhone in 2007, wants to make...

Cabletica Offers Up To 100 Mbps Internet In Cartago

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica's cable television and internet operator, Cabletica, will deploy broadband services with speeds of up...

Costa Rican Publishes DTT Reference Model

QCOSTARICA - With the move to digital television in progress, Costa Rica's Department of Telecommunications has published a...

Costa Rica Aerospace Sector Aims To Shine Abroad

QCOSTARICA - Converting Costa Rica in a country providing services for the international aerospace industry is the goal...

India Donates Technology Centre To Costa Rica

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

Cabletica Launches Wireless Pay-TV

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

Telecable Plans To Bring Fibre Optics To Entire Country

  QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica's Telecable Economico has announced the deployment of a hybrid fibre coaxial cable network using...

‘Nos Importa Costa Rica’ Campaign Aims To Combat Cellular Phone Theft

QCOSTARICA | Costa Rica's mobile operators Claro, ICE (Kolbi) and Telefonica (Movistar), together with the country’s telecoms regulator...

Digital Converters Will Be Cheaper

  QCOSTARICA | By the end of December 2017 Costa Rica television will be completely digital, when all television...

Claro Costa Rica Announces FTTx Service

  QCOSTARICA-  Claro Costa Rica (America Movil) announced it will launch an FTTx (Fiber to the x) service in...

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...

ICE To Offer “Ultra Broadband Internet” In 60 Locations

QCOSTARICA - The State telecom, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), announced the launch of its Ultra-Broadband Internet,...

Netflix To Block VPN users

QCOSTARICA - How many times have you searched Netflix and couldn't find the movie you wanted to see,...

Segway and Intel announce a hoverboard butler

QTECH via Theverge.com - Sure, you like that new hoverboard you got for Christmas, but let me ask...

Huawei launches Mate 8 flagship phone with two days of battery life

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei partnered with Google to build the Nexus 6P — arguably the best Android phone...

Tico Internet Continues To Crawl

QCOSTARICA - If we were to compare the average internet connection speed available in Costa Rica with an...

Tech Breakthroughs Are Giving Animals the Power to Speak

QCOSTARICA TECH (via Wired.com) - IMAGINE YOU’RE A DIABETIC and you use a service dog trained to alert...

Before You Buy (Or Bring To Costa Rica ) Your Next Television

QCOSTARICA - Looking to buy a new television set or bring one down from the US or Canada?...

The iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus Available in Costa Rica Starting Tonight

QCOSTARICA TECH - The Apple authorized stores iCon and iShop will begin selling the iPhone 6S and iPhone...

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You Can’t Take Pictures of Public Buildings In Costa Rica?

Rico's TICO BULL - Journalist Freddy Serrano writes on social media he was verbally and physically assaulted by a private security guard, by the last...

Interest Payments Stifling Costa Rica’s Public Finances

In Costa Rica, interest payments rose from 1.5% to 1.7% of GDP, and this increase accounts for 32% of the increase in total spending...

Costa Rica Lifts Price Controls In Mobile Telecom Market

The Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) - Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications - has declared that the country’s mobile market is now considered competitive following...

Costa Rica Looking To UAE Investments For The Logistics Sector

(Abu Dhabi) Costa Rica is aiming to become a major logistics hub in Central America and Caribbean region with a US$1 billion mega-port project. Jhon...

Lots of Rain and Cool, Landslides and Flooding

September and October are the months for the worst of the rainy season, where the rains are intense and temperature a few degrees cooler...

Buffalo Farming in Costa Rica

They're big and strong but versatile and gentle. For milk production, they are better than cows or goats because they produce longer during the...

Deadly Earthquake Could Cost Mexico US $10 Billion, One Percent of Its GDP

The September 19 earthquake that hit Mexico could cost the country up to one percent of its Gross Domestic Product, according to an estimate...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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