Mobile phones and computers with an older version of the software translated wrongly time on Sunday for an hour forward, evidenced by the number of messages posted by users in social networks.
Recall that in 2011 the president of Russia issued a decree refusing the daylight saving time. Already from the first test of electronic equipment has faced at the end of October, when multiple devices are not configured in accordance with the new rules, moved back one hour internal clock.
Now, as in October, this problem has affected in particular smartphone users with older versions of operating systems. This is, for the most part, the devices developed based on Google Android: their makers often neglect the issue of updating after the first sales of the device.
However, things are not easy, and with outdated iPhone. Despite the fact that Apple’s iOS is the modern version of updated information about time zones, iPhone users and iPhone 3G this system can not be set because of its specific hardware requirements. These owners will need to continue to manually adjust the time twice a year, for a transfer machine hours in either direction.
All users of other mobile phones that have encountered a bug in the program of the clock can simply disable the settings of their vehicles the daylight saving time. Meanwhile, some types of smart phones allow you to set the time according to the settings coming from the cellular operator.
Also at risk were computer users with the Windows, often neglect to install the needed updates. Despite the fact that Microsoft has already released at the end of September 2011 is an update available for their operating systems, there are still people who complain about the wrong time conversion computer.