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Latest iPhone Problem: Did Your Alarm Go Off Late?

When I first heard that iPhone owners were having an issue with their alarm after the DST, I assumed that it was an isolated incident — that was until it happed to me this morning. We now know that this problem is more widespread than first thought.

Luckily I woke up without the aid of my alarm, but I am sure that there are thousands of you who did not and are now running late. The worrying thing is, there is currently no solution for this, as we will have to wait until iOS 4.2.

The best thing to do for now is to set your alarm one-hour earlier than you would normally — but only those who are now on Daylight Savings Time. Unhappy iPhone users are frustrated with Apple not releasing a small update to patch this problem, but why would they when iOS 4.2 is just days — if not weeks away from a general release download? We think this, as Apple is to hold a secret event this week,

However, with the U.S. all set for DST on November 7th, maybe Steve Jobs will force an update for his fellow Americans — we all know how he likes to give them preferential treatment.

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Written by Peter Chubb

Peter has been writing on Product-Reviews since 2007 and in that time much has changed for him, like his hair having more grey than brown now. He loves gadgets and cars, and gets excited when big events come up, such as CES and the big auto shows.

Contact Peter Chubb: peter@product-reviews.net

He started out working in a factory and dreamed of the day when he could become his own boss; That happened back in 2002 and he has never looked back since. Things have changed so much on the Internet in that time, but he has adapted well.

Contact Peter Chubb: peter@product-reviews.net

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