p2pnet view Mobiles:- They’re calling it Alarmgate.
Unbelievably, the failure of an Apple iPhone alarm application is making international headlines.
It was supposed to waken users out of their slumbers on January 1.
But it didn’t and Lo! – many of them overslept, missing church and such.
An Apple spokeswoman promised all alarms would again work properly as of yesterday.
But they didn’t, and now people are all a-twitter.
“you are supposed to be fixed by January 3rd. and yet this morning, the 4th…guess what you didn’t do? GO OFF.” So tweeted annabradin.
“every day people go to sleep wishing their alarm won’t go off in the morning”, said JulieChanNuoEn. “the iphone has made this dream a reality.”
The solution? Buy an alarm clock. heh
But No! Seriously, “The calendar bug that was causing this glitch has been fixed, but your iPhone will not register the fix until it is rebooted”, says iphonedownloadblog.com, adding:
“A simple ‘soft’ reboot (holding the home button and the sleep/wake button simultaneously until the Apple boot logo appears) will cause your iPhone to dump its temporarily stored files and fix the alarm bug.
“If you haven’t rebooted or shut down your iPhone in the past 24 hours, that should be the reason that your alarm didn’t sound this morning.”
Now you know.
many of them overslept – iPhone failure caused sleep problems, January 3, 2011
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