February 22, 2018

T-Mobile’s iPhone will not ship with WiFi Calling enabled, but it’ll probably come in time

For jetsetters hoping to utilize T-Mobile's iPhone for all of their international jaunts, we've a bit of bad news for you: WiFi Calling isn't going to hit the carrier's iPhone initially. Here at today's T-Mobile UnCarrier event in New York City, the company's chief marketing officer Michael Sievert told me that "it's not coming" at launch, but when … [Read more...]

Verdict set to come down for Tremblay in teens’ deaths

A convicted sex offender charged in the deaths of two local teens is set to learn his verdict tomorrow. Martin Tremblay has been accused of several charges in the deaths of Martha Jackson, 17, and Kayla Lalonde, 16. Police allege he lured the teens to his Richmond home two years ago with drugs and alcohol.  And after the girls consumed a … [Read more...]

Picket lines could soon come down at BC Place

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union is pleased with an agreement reached Monday with the BC Pavilion Corporation, which operates BC Place. Karen Tankard with the Union says they were able to get many of the things they were seeking, "For instance, we were asking for a wage increase for our members, we got them four percent over two … [Read more...]

Facebook invites the media to ‘come and see what we’re building’ next week

And the CES disruptions begin. Facebook has just broken into an absolute blitz of news out of Las Vegas in order to invite select members of the press to its California headquarters next week. The reason? Predictably, minimal clues are given out in the invite itself -- we're simply told to show up on January 15th and "see what [Facebook] is … [Read more...]

Vancouver police want Good Samaritans in sex assault to come forward

Vancouver police are asking for help to find two men they say helped stop a sexual assault on New Year’s Day. They say a man had attacked a 38-year-old woman on the north side of Broadway near Granville Street as she was getting out of a cab around 4 a.m. Two men waiting at a bus stop nearby ran over, and the attacker left before the assault … [Read more...]

Closing a section of Robson St could come with a cost

A Vision Vancouver town hall in the West End was mostly a friendly affair but not when it came to closing off a section of Robson Street for the one block by the Vancouver Art gallery. A shouting match erupted over the issue with Mayor Gregor Robertson admitting it is an issue. "It is a clear example of where you change something and actually the … [Read more...]

Enbridge: Come up and see for yourselves

The company behind the Northern Gateway Pipeline proposal is inviting the Provincial Government to go for a tour. Enbridge is hoping BC officials take them up on the offer of visiting the pipeline's route, as well as the company's control room in Michigan, the site of a large spill two years ago. Northern Gateway President John Carruthers was … [Read more...]

07/15/2012 – Best hi-fi speakers in the world come to Vancouver!

The ‘best speakers in the world’, the Grande Utopia EM by Focal, will make their Vancouver debut at Commercial Electronics. Audiophiles must act fast; these world-class speakers, valued at $ 200,000CDN per pair, will only be at Commercial Electronics until July 28, 2012.The Grande Utopia EM is immediately identifiable; it is the result of the … [Read more...]

07/14/2012 – Best hi-fi speakers in the world come to Vancouver!

The ‘best speakers in the world’, the Grande Utopia EM by Focal, will make their Vancouver debut at Commercial Electronics. Audiophiles must act fast; these world-class speakers, valued at $ 200,000CDN per pair, will only be at Commercial Electronics until July 28, 2012.The Grande Utopia EM is immediately identifiable; it is the result of the … [Read more...]

07/08/2012 – Best hi-fi speakers in the world come to Vancouver!

The ‘best speakers in the world’, the Grande Utopia EM by Focal, will make their Vancouver debut at Commercial Electronics. Audiophiles must act fast; these world-class speakers, valued at $ 200,000CDN per pair, will only be at Commercial Electronics until July 28, 2012.The Grande Utopia EM is immediately identifiable; it is the result of the … [Read more...]