In the U.S., don't forget to move your clock ahead 1 hour

In the U.S., don't forget to move your clock ahead 1 hour
If you live in the U.S., we have a public service announcement for you. Starting Sunday at 2am local time, move your clock ahead an additional hour as Daylight Savings Time begins. This means you will lose an hour of sleep, but it will be worth it as the sun stays out later in the day. While smartphone users won't have to change the time since carriers do it automatically, last year some iOS users had a problem with the time change.

Last year, not only did some iOS devices not change the time correctly, it actually moved the clock on some devices back an additional hour. You can imagine the chaos and havoc that created. Last year, we heard of one iOS user in Florida whose clock was running on Chicago time. And one user in Arizona, where Daylight Savings Time is not observed, had his clock moved ahead by one hour. Even Siri was confused last year as in response to inquiries about when DST would start, she responded with the wrong date!

If you're just getting up on Sunday and it is after 2am, check with another source just to make sure that your Apple iPhone or Apple iPad is giving you the correct time.
 

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15 Comments

1. loken

Posts: 462; Member since: May 09, 2012

why does this happen?

2. Contreramanjaro

Posts: 153; Member since: Dec 04, 2011

It was originally made for farmers and such so they had more hours in the daylight to do market stuff. Like if prices changed daily or something, the store was open and hour later or something. That's the explanation I always got.

8. CliffordVII

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 06, 2012

its the Illuminati. Every now and then they have to do something and needed the time gap.

9. boosook

Posts: 1442; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

We save a lot of money because we have one more hour of light so we keep the lights off for an houre more each day. That's the real reason why it has been done at the beginning. What's more, we have light until late and this is good because when we get off work we still have 2-3 hours of daylight that we can enjoy in outdoor activities and so on. In the morning, we'll have one hour more of darkness, but this usually is not a problem because, since the sun rises earlier on summer, we wake up with the sun anyway (at least the majority of us).

3. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

can anyone please explain to me what is the meaning of daylight savings time ? i can't understand it

13. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

It help perserve engery during daylight saving time. first appointed by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

4. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

why does his happen? its like the sun has a mind of its own choosing what time to shine...

6. Android4u

Posts: 456; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

Grrrr...I hate when I lose that extra hour of sleep. :(

10. brar.arsh

Posts: 202; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

You get an extra hour of sleep in October to compensate this.. :D

7. wolverinexmen9

Posts: 112; Member since: Mar 31, 2011

Has no affect on me... I live in Arizona. We get too much sunlight with 115 degree weather almost all year around. 80 in January, I think not!

16. Veritas_Aurora

Posts: 19; Member since: Jan 27, 2013

i suddenly found the sun began setting after 7:30 p.m. from now on.

12. ilia1986 unregistered

Well according to apple, time moves backwards and the earth is the center of the galaxy. That's the only explanation behind apple maps and the time bugs. Oh and its iTime. Patented by apple in 1765.

15. Veritas_Aurora

Posts: 19; Member since: Jan 27, 2013

that's awesome

17. andynaija

Posts: 1259; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

Haha lol

14. mariosraptor

Posts: 178; Member since: Mar 15, 2012

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