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Feeling Ignored For Being On Your Cell Phone? You Are Not Alone.

The cellular phone has become an essential part of life. So much so that 90% of users have it close by, less than a meter away, all the time. In fact, according to the study released by CCK Centroamerica up to half of users...

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...

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...

Why Are Cell Phones So Expensive In Costa Rica?

The price of a smartphone in Costa Rica can be up to double, sometimes more, of its price in the United States. Why are consumers in Costa Rica hit hard for an item that is free of import duty thanks to trade agreements?   The short...

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...

New Nokia Phones Arrive in Costa Rica With Android As Their ‘Ace Up The Sleeve’

While many are waiting on the iPhone 8 and others on the iPhone X, three new phones from Nokia arrived in the country on Wednesday (Oct. 11): the Nokia 3, 5 and 6. All come with Google's Android operating system. Among the main features of...

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...

10 Huge iPhone 8 Details From Apple’s HomePod Leak

(MacWorld) If you were following Apple back in 2010, you remember the infamous iPhone 4 leak. The handset that introduced the world to FaceTime, the Retina display, and a stunning design that lives on to this day in the iPhone SE was plastered all...

Understanding the real innovation behind the iPhone

When the iPhone emerged in 2007, it came with all the promise and pomp of a major Steve Jobs announcement, highlighting its user interface and slick design as key selling points. We know now that the iPhone transformed the mobile phone business, the internet...

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...

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...

Bomberos Ambulance Negotiating Downtown San Jose Traffic & People

Had it turned out to be a real emergency, the ambulance took 5 minutes to travel less than two blocks, first a Calle (Road) congested and second an Avenida (Avenue) with people that appeared upset that a vehicle was intruding on their pedestrian walkway. Photos...

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...

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 or the jungles of Costa Rica, you have heard that the new iPhone recently out has no headphone port, the great minds at Apple deciding to...

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...

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 great price. It must be my lucky day. But, it is really  great deal or just a scam? Any smart consumer should have doubts when considering buying...

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...

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 around. But both of those products ran software straight from Google, making them more familiar to a Western audience than most of Huawei's output. What happens...

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...

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...

Is the iPhone 4G 4G?

It's becoming increasingly common to hear phone makers and mobile phone service providers hype their networks or phones as 4G (or sometimes 4G LTE). But what does that really mean? The iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S are sometimes referred to as the iPhone 4G,...

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...

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