If You Have an iPhone, You May Oversleep When Daylight Saving Time Comes

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Heads up, iPhone users! Last week Australians found a bug in Apple's iOS the hard way. Or maybe the soft way: They overslept as their iPhone alarms failed to go off because of a glitch triggered by daylight saving time.

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55% of 4,500 users polled by the Sydney Morning Herald experienced the bug, which only affects recurring alarms. The bug will also affect other countries (in the US, daylight saving time comes on November 7) but there's in a easy fix in case Apple doesn't release a patch in time: Just set your alarm one hour later or do it manually. [SMH and The Register via Cult of Mac]

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If they're oversleeping by an hour, doesn't that mean they should be setting their alarm an hour early? Or am I just confused