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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...

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...

Argentina And Chile First In LatAm To Install Sidewalk Traffic Lights

Q24N - A number of cities around the globe are installing traffic lights in pavements to prevent accidents caused by pedestrians distracted by their smartphones. In Latin America, Argentina and Chile are the first with the “in-ground traffic-light technology”, which will shines red to indicate...

Website/App Helps User Find The Best Beach In Costa Rica For Vacation

Q TRAVEL - GoPlaya is a new app created by two friends who leave the beaches of the country, for tourists and nationals to find the best beach or beaches for their vacation. Using GoPlaya users can create routes to well known or unpopular, out-of-the-way...

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...

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...

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), the first Moto G made from high-grade aluminium, looking as good as great as it performs, are now available in Costa Rica With the Moto G5 you...

Nokia Returns Life To The 3310

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Dumb phones are cheaper, sturdier and have longer-lasting batteries. And they are making a nostalgic return. Remember the Motorola DynaTAC? Dumb phones seemed doomed to disappear with the arrival of smartphones, after all, they only served to make calls. If you were around...

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...

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 renderings of a phone that folds in half down its middle. The company is expected to release a bendable smartphone next year, according to reports. We don't...

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...

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...

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Now Available in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA TECH - The Samsung Galaxy Flat S6 and S6 Samsung Galaxy Edge, the two versions of one of the most anticipated smartphones of the year, were released yesterday in the country. With a metal body, internal battery super-fast processor, brilliant camera and wireless charging,...

ICE Looking To Boost Mobile Service Revenue With People Locator App

COSTA RICA TECH NEWS - State mobile operator Kölbi launched a new service for its clients who want to discover where their cellular phone contacts are, as long as they authorize it. Using a mobile app for Android devices (no word when it will be...

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,...

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