The Vancouver Apple was robbed on Monday evening by three men armed with bear spray. Bear spray, also known as pepper spray is used to fend off bear attacks and is equally effective against humans. The men stormed into the open store and hit around 40 people with the spray causing mayhem and confusion. The men made off with iPods, iPads and laptops from the display areas.
Canada's Fido network has just announced that LTE is now live and streaming ultra-fast data in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and St. John’s. Their first device will be a mobile hotspot, but given the new iPad is carrier unlocked and LTE ready, and that the rumored iPhone 5 is rumored to have an LTE radio, it's not hard to imagine more options for Apple mobile device owners in the near future.
Future Shop and Best Buy are investigating a scam where some iPad 2s purchased in its Vancouver stores turned out to be fake. It appears that scammers bought as many as ten iPad 2s and swapped them for modelling clay.