Understandably, the latest point-oh release of iOS always ships with quite a few bugs. Hey, it’s complicated making an operating system for millions of devices, things break! Almost invariably, though, there is one particular bug that repeats itself every year: an Daylight Savings Time bug that comes up time after time after time after time.
Guess what? iOS 7 has a Daylight Savings Time bug too.
Many users are experiencing a bug in iOS that causes the Calendar app to show the wrong current time in Day view. It’s only triggering for those in the UK right now, since British Summer Time officially ended at 2 am on Sunday. For we Americans, this bug shouldn’t trigger until Sunday, November 3rd.
Unlike previous Daylight Savings Time bigs, this one seems confined to the Calendar app, and does not effect the rest of the system. It seems like a pretty benign bug, in fact, simply displaying the current time as being an hour later, but not otherwise effecting things like alarms or appointments.
Still, it’s embarassing for Apple. Apple has had half-a-dozen DST bugs hit iOS at this point. You’d think they’d just hire one guy whose only job was to keep an eye out for them.
- Via TUAW