Even though students aren't allowed to use cellphones and smartphones in class for personal matters, teachers are now not allowed to take phones away as punishment.
A new smart phone app could help warn coffee farmers in Costa Rica about an impending outbreak of the fungus roya, or other pests. Developed by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Satcafe crowdsources information from farmers across Central America to help avoid another region-wide coffee plague.
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More than 80 percent of smartphones in the country have Internet connections above 1 Mbps, and users are overwhelmingly satisfied with their current carriers.