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Three Easy Ways To Make Sure Your Smartphone Survives The Daylight-Saving Transition

Everyone is aware that in the U.S. daylight-saving time is coming three weeks earlier this year, on March 11. But did you know your smartphone applications and operating system could be affected by the daylight-saving time bug, just as easily as desktop software programs? Here are some suggestions to keep things running smoothly.
Everyone is aware that in the U.S. daylight-saving time is coming three weeks earlier this year, on March 11. But did you know your smartphone applications and operating system could be affected by the daylight-saving time bug, just as easily as desktop software programs? Here are some suggestions to keep things running smoothly.1. Check with your mobile operating system provider or smartphone vendor for any updates or patches related to daylight-saving time. Microsoft, Research In Motion, and Palm all have posted updates and patches on their Web sites to prevent smartphone calendars and clocks from displaying the wrong times and dates once the switchover happens.