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The iPhone X and iPhone SE are set to die this year

All iPhone rumors out there say Apple will release three new iPhones this fall, all featuring the same design as the current iPhone X. The list includes a cheaper 6.1-inch phone with an LCD screen, a handset some call the iPhone 9, as well...

Samsung Must Pay Apple US$539 Million In Latest Patent Ruling

Samsung must pay Apple US$539 million dollars for infringing patents related to the iPhone’s design, a US federal jury found. The decision in the US District Court in San Jose, California increases the amount that Samsung previously was ordered to pay Apple for the...

4.5G Already Operating in San Jose

Costa Rica's state-owned telecom, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) announced the activation of its 4.5G service, or LTE-A network, in the San José metropolitan area, increasing the maximum download speed to 200 Mbps. LTE Advanced is the next major step in the evolution of...

The Most Famous Company Founded The Year You Were Born

Making a business work over the long term is a major challenge given than the majority of start-ups fail within five years and those that do survive can struggle to make a profit. But these well-known businesses with impressive staying power, and with a...

Costa Rica Second In The Region In Imports of Cellular Phones

The acceptance of new technologies and quick consumer response to new product offers are the main reasons Costa Rica is the second in the isthmus in cellular phone imports, surpassed only by Guatemala. Guatemala reported US$213 million dollars in purchases between January and June of...

Apple reduces speed of iPhones as batteries wear out, report suggests

A new analysis of performance data has reignited the debate over whether Apple intentionally slows down older iPhones. The data suggests Apple reduces the speed of the processors in iPhones with old and worn batteries, making them slower. Following user reports that older iPhones with ageing...

Samsung Is Returning To Its Attacks, Mocks iPhone X Buyers In Latest Commercial

Samsung loves to mock Apple and its fans that line up outside stores to get the latest iPhone. While the Galaxy S8 maker hasn’t attacked Apple directly for some time, there’s a long history in and out of the courts thanks to a line...

Pre-ordering the iPhone X? Maybe You Should Wait. Or Maybe Not.

Apple's lineup of iPhones is different this year: a new iPhone (the 8) that is not selling, have you ever seen ads for the iPhone? And another, the biggest flagship, is arriving late, and at that an iPhone with a lot of questions. The iPhone...

New iPhone Leak Reveals Apple’s Nasty Surprise

(Forbes) Apple best ever iPhone is coming soon. But the harsh reality for Apple is it may not come soon enough and in significant enough quantities to avert a very nasty surprise… According to Reuters, which also cites China's influential Economic Daily News, Apple has...

Preorder the iPhone X starting October 27

For iPhone users, it seems like an eternity since Apple announced the iPhone X with its large screen, no home button, and fancy facial recognition. It sounds awesome, an iPhone everyone will or should want. But there's a problem: Apple reportedly can't make enough of the...

iPhone 8 In Costa Rica On Monday

If you have been waiting to update from your current phone to the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, Monday, September 25, is the day. On that date, Tiendas Gollo will have the Apple's newest phone at five stores: Zapote, Paseo de la Flores (Heredia),...

iOS 11 Is Coming. New Features Rock!

(Q TECH) You don't have to buy a new iPhone or iPad to get new features. On Tuesday, Apple updates its iOS mobile operating software, bringing a new sheen and look to older devices, most notably, the advent of augmented reality,. Before we tell you...

The iPhone 8 name game: What will Apple call its new phone?

Do you have your heart set on the iPhone 8 -- or whatever it will be called when Apple unveils its new phone lineup on Tuesday? Instant gratification may not be in the forecast, according to a report Thursday in The Wall Street Journal, which...

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 to show you. Accessory makers are busy creating protective gear for the iPhone 8, and we have more images that show such cases, complete with iPhone 8...

Apple Announces The HomePod

Q TECH - Apple’s long-rumored Amazon Echo competitor is real. It’s called the HomePod (yes, I know). “We want to reinvent home music,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said at the company’s WWDC keynote. The Apple Speaker is focused on music first, not Siri. Apple’s SVP...

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 was talking to each other instead of being on their smartphone? When it comes to our smartphones, we seem to be more addicted than ever. Even as...

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, on Tuesday becoming the first company ever in the world to enjoy a market capitalization of US$800 billion. If Apple were a country, the iPhone its capital,...

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 by Cowen and Company on Wednesday. Concept rendering of next-gen iPhone with edge-to-edge display.The note includes several new details about Apple’s upcoming iPhone, which is expected to...

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. Doing so can cost you a lot more, says the Technology Price Index, published by the online retailer, Linio. The index takes in the prices of 71...

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 it may convince more smartphone manufacturers to build similar devices in the future. Now, a new report indicates that Apple, Google and Microsoft are all looking...

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, to exploding phones, even an iPhone that can get wet. Smartphones have been integral parts of our lives for nearly a decade now, but there’s 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 new one this year, continuing my tradition of skipping one iPhone issue: going from the 5 to the 7SE.  I skipped 4 and 6 entirely. I am...

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 iPhone SE, to Costa Rica. The new phone comes in two versions, 16Gb and 64GB, in silver and grey. The SE is the same size and body of...

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 anything - a sign, a menu, a document, etc., even your computer screen -  and it will be instantly translated. And the best part: it's free, thanks...

Things To Know About The New iPhone

QCOSTARICA TECH - It's that time of year again when Apple unveils its latest phone. This will be the night generation of iPhones since 2007 when Apple introduced the device that pioneered smarphones. On January 9, 2007, Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced the very first...

On Google Maps : Android Bot Peeing On An Apple Logo

This is real and you can see it for yourself right here. The misbehaving Bugdroid can still be seen on Google Maps right outside the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi in the bright green shade usually reserved for parks and forests. A Google rep told Mashable the...

Italian Designs iPhone Of The Near Future

(AFTERBIZLIFE) And how will look like cell phones in the near future? New form factors do not appear for a long time, but if the world is seeking a more comfortable gadgets, even mobile phones in the coming years can expect a rebirth. Predicts a...

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 define a novel new era of smartphone greatness, it's time to temper your expectations. The brand-new flagship smartphone, which runs the latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean,...

Kolbi First With iPhone 5 in Costa Rica At 10pm Tonight

First iPhone 5 offered starting at 10pm tonight Although the official release in Costa Rica is Friday, Kolbi - ICE's mobile operator - will start selling the iPhone 5 at 10pm tonight (Thursday). In a full page ad in the La Nacion today, Kolbi will open...

iPad Mini, iPhone 5 Coming To Costa Rica Mid December

QCostarica -  Apple has announced that Costa Rica will have the iPhone 5 on December 14. The announcement was made through a press release by the Cupertino, California company on Monday. Costa Rica is on the list of 33 countries that Apple is authorizing the...

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