Category: Lifestyle

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Taking on iPhone could be too much for LG, Nokia

Dethroning Apple’s iPhone could prove to be too big a bite for some of the old leaders of the cellphone industry, including LG Electronics, who are only now scrambling to catch up with their phones and services.

Nokia, Samsung and LG control 70 per cent of the total handset market but their failure to stop Apple’s roaring march in the smart phone market has hit their profits and is now raising questions about whether it is a fight they will want to continue.

Apple, which entered the handset industry only three years ago, makes one iPhone for every 13 phones Nokia sells, but it generates larger total profit from these fewer phones.

‘Busiest weekend of the summer’ arrives

‘Busiest weekend of the summer’ arrives

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to celebrate in the West End streets during what police call “the busiest weekend of the summer.”

With tonight’s fireworks grand finale and Vancouver’s Pride festival on in full force, hoards of excited revellers are expected to flock to the neighbourhood to join the festivities.

Kits Beach

Vancouver named among world’s best beach cities

Vancouver has been named one of National Geographic’s top 10 beach cities in the world — along with international destinations including Cape Town, Honolulu, Rio de Janeiro and Sydney.

“Canada’s most adventurous metropolis is home to 10 beaches, from the family-centric Jericho to the clothing-optional Wreck Beach, many of which offer commanding views of the Vancouver skyline and majestic North Shore Mountains,” a recent article in the magazine reads.

Seek the Peak Relay

Grouse Grind: Seek the Peak Relay – Sunday July 4, 2010

Merrell is pleased to present the 7th Annual Seek The Peak Relay raising funds for Rethink Breast Cancer. The challenging 16-kilometer course starts on the beach at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver, winds its way through North Vancouver, then heads up the legendary Grouse Grind to the Peak of Vancouver.