Apple has trouble with basic time travel, Microsoft has its finger on the button, and T-Mobile’s got the iPhone 4 in its sights (which it borrowed from Apple). Lock on to the remainders for Wednesday, November 3, 2010.
iOS 4.1: Repeating alarms may trigger incorrectly before or after DST change
Hey, look! A knowledge base article addressing that iOS Daylight Saving Time bug that’s been plaguing people. Let’s see what Apple has to say:
To resolve this behavior for existing alarms, set the repeat interval to Never. You will need to reset these alarms for each day you need them.
After November 7th, 2010, you can set your alarms to repeat again.
“Guyyyyyys, daylight saving time is haaaaaaaaaaaard.”
Microsoft details Windows Phone 7 kill switch
Remember all the hubbub over the iPhone’s “kill switch”? Surprise: Turns out Microsoft’s got one for Windows Phone 7. “In the rare event that we need to, we have the tools to take action,” said Microsoft’s director of product management for the Windows Phone Marketplace. And this is that tool.
Class claims Apple knew its ‘Upgrade’ would turn 3G iPhone into an ‘iBrick’
(Courthouse News Service)
Install iOS 4 on your iPhone 3G and end up with nothing more than a case of sobbing regret? You’re not alone! And now you can do something about it. I mean, no, you can’t really fix the phone, but hey, you can join the great American tradition of suing somebody by joining this class action suit and, maybe, possibly getting a whole $27.16 out of it. In Apple gift card form, naturally.
T-Mobile disses Apple and AT&T
(9 to 5 Mac)
T-Mobile’s hitting Apple where it hurts—its U.S. carrier partner. A new ad knocks the respective video-chatting capabilities of the iPhone 4 and the T-Mobile MyTouch 4G by parodying Apple’s own Get a Mac campaign. But they couldn’t even be bothered to hire John Hodgman or Justin Long? Come on, guys, show a little pride in your knock-offs.