iPhone Mania in Vancouver: Tanya and John on the Bill Good Show

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Waiting in line ups since 4:30am, watching the Rogers system fail and confronted by those who simply don’t get the hype, Tanya Davis and John Biehler were real troopers this morning (and continue to be) while attempting to secure their shiny new iPhone 3Gs.


Based on the Twitter FailWhale – Photo credit: SeanOsteen on Flickr

They were featured on the Bill Good Show on CKNW and I was able to capture some audio from the show.

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You can read their blogs for coverage, Tanya’s focusing on Rogers and their outrageous plans and lack of customer service, and John’s for the more technical side about this freakin’ cool gadget. John was also the one responsible for me getting my first gen iPhone at Christmas time so I think CKNW couldn’t have picked two better people to talk to today – that and Tanya’s comments are amusingly sharp and witty.

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6 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. RaulFriday, July 11th, 2008 — 12:03pm PST

    Thanks for doing this Rebecca! I wanted to hear their interview and was stuck at the university 🙁

  2. Tanya (aka NetChick)Friday, July 11th, 2008 — 1:28pm PST

    Thanks so much for posting this!

    I cant haz iPhone. I gave up waiting. I’ll go back early next week.

  3. Glenda Watson HyattFriday, July 11th, 2008 — 1:28pm PST

    Rogers’ handling of their customers is absolutely absurd! Personally, I’m holding out for the release of Thumb 2.0 – http://www.doitmyselfblog.com/2008/resisting-iphone-3g-mania/ 😉

  4. (Tanya aka NetChick) This Chick’s Life- » I CANT HAZ IPHONE TODAYFriday, July 11th, 2008 — 1:41pm PST

    […] the Bill Good show today on CKNW with John (aka retrocactus) — The lovely Rebecca was able to grab a portion of the audio for me… Thanks Rebecca! […]

  5. JohnFriday, July 11th, 2008 — 2:10pm PST

    Bummer Tanya….mine just activated…off to play now.

    Thanks for posting the mp3!

  6. John BollwittFriday, July 11th, 2008 — 3:42pm PST

    Wicked awesome, John and Tanya. Loved how you guys handle the questions and sounded like the experts, because you guys are!

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