Do Not Disturb bug silenced iPhones on New Year's Eve, Day
0. phoneArena posted on 02 Jan 2013, 03:04
iOS comes with an interesting little feature called Do Not Disturb that blocks out disturbing calls usually in times when you rest like the night…
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10. kartik4u98 posted on 02 Jan 2013, 05:27 9
Lol Apple wanted everyone to sleep and relax on the new year !!!!!!
14. Aeires (unregistered) posted on 02 Jan 2013, 08:01 1
Reminds me of the Daylight Savings issue they had problems with.
16. theoak posted on 02 Jan 2013, 09:40 0
Really? An OS issue? Clearly user issue. If you set your phone to be "silent" from 9PM to 6AM ... guess what? ... that is what it is going to do!
18. bigdawg23 posted on 02 Jan 2013, 10:54 1
Anyone thinking that Android is perfect is fooling themselves. Why is the developer community so large?? Because people don't like the bugs from some Android features in Touchwiz, Motoblur, and Sense hell even AOSP.
I own both an iPhone 5 and Galaxy Note 1 and see the good and bad with both OS's. My Galaxy Note has its own set of bugs which has lead me to rotate to many different ROM's. Battery life is horrendous on the Note. Yes iOS is very simple to many, but apps that I use work and don't force close like some on Android. Meanwhile Android offers insert attachment in Emails and downloads from Websites.
End of the day both have the good and bad. On this site many hate one or the other. I am open minded.
21. cripton805 posted on 02 Jan 2013, 11:20 0
You really should have expected the battery life on the Note though. Its a given. Smallish battery for a power hungry device.
Do not disturb
Their key advertisements. I think the Do Not Disturb problem was just a fluke though due to the fiscal year. It was just bad luck. The previous two, I think were way too early to be released.
22. anywherehome posted on 02 Jan 2013, 23:39 0
you like someone decides instead of you, you like fascism, you like Apple, so we deserve this indebted world voted by incompetents voters ;)
I would every-time choose freedom with some glitches than fascism with high level of control = Apple + Microsoft + Intel
2. anywherehome posted on 02 Jan 2013, 03:08 4
people really should start to think and get rid of that outdated iConBoard:
3. PapaSmurf posted on 02 Jan 2013, 03:10 9
Apple promotes apps that simply don't work. They've been lying to people since 2007 with iPhone OS 1.1.1.
19. PAPINYC posted on 02 Jan 2013, 10:54 0
Well, iBeg to differ, Apple apps' do work [albeit, mostly on iWiFi] but, iDigress, unfortunately, Apple iPhones suffer a sort of New Years Day Doomsday; they have had some sort of time/calendar issue every New Years (January 1st) for the past three years. What iPhone owners should do this coming December 31, 2013, is just trade-in their "iDoomsday" phones for phones that don't short-circuit with the year numerically increasing by 1, like an Android phone (of course, all of their accessories will become obsolete faster than they usually do and they won't have any need for their routers, either. Or, EyeTunes).
With lotsa' Android ♥
4. valapsp posted on 02 Jan 2013, 03:14 11
Not the first time Apple-ish bugs hit iPhone users. But this time seriously it hurt.
11. kartik4u98 posted on 02 Jan 2013, 05:33 7
Tim cook will say - It's not a Bug you fools, Its an INNOVATION !!!!!
GREATEST THING IS HAPPENING TO iPhone since iPhone !!!!
6. ama3654 posted on 02 Jan 2013, 03:21 12
And it just keeps coming!, Iphone is the most buggiest device now both hardware and software LOL...
7. jibraihimi posted on 02 Jan 2013, 03:23 9
Phonearena, of late you are becoming so late in reporting the news, this news all over net since yesterday, and you're reporting it today.....and still we are unable to see any report about closing down of 'Installous', on this site, whereas all the leading sites have already reported about it...............
8. PapaSmurf posted on 02 Jan 2013, 03:29 7
Phonearena is starting to become behind in news now. I'm now checking several websites before hand and then checking in here.
9. roscuthiii posted on 02 Jan 2013, 04:20 0
Yep... and another minor gripe of mine to add would be that given this is phonearena, if you check their upcoming phones section their offerings are looking pretty sparse these days.
Seems they'd rather focus on click bait articles that stir up opposing "enthusiast" camps.
15. fervid posted on 02 Jan 2013, 08:39 0
Mine didn't show this yesterday, but does show it today. It is usually scheduled 8pm to 6am and, while fine yesterday, it isn't shutting off today. It says scheduled for 8pm when turned off, but when I turn it on it turns on right away. I have it manually off until patched.