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Just a heads-up for any iPhone users. If you currently have a one-time alarm set for after the New Year, you might want to switch it to a recurring one instead for now; otherwise you just might not be woken up.

A similar issue occurred after the Daylight Saving Time switch, so it does seem surprising Apple hasn't solved this bug yet.

Of course, it also shows that it is beneficial to have a backup alarm in case your primary one fails. :)
 

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Thanks for the heads up
 

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Apple has acknowledged the problem, and the only remedy they are offering is to wait until Jan 3 when the problem no longer occurs. Not much comfort for people needing to wake up for a flight today.

This is exactly the kind of real basic use case testing gaffes that should just never happen, period.
 

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Agreed with 99semaj here. The fact this is the second time it's happened in 2-3 months is unacceptable. Hopefully we don't see this again in March when we flip back to DST.
 

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Wish I'd read this thread last night! Assumed it only affected alarms on Jan 1st. Oh well, nothing overly important I missed, just a dozen fewer ski runs today is all :p
 

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CNN is now reporting that the bug in fact did NOT go away on January 3rd, deepening the embarrassment even further. (cannot post the link since I read the story from the CNN iPad app)

This is a troubling bit of news given Apple's desire to penetrate the enterprise market more deepy in 2011.
 

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I woke up late yesterday as my alarm did not go off. Felt goofy since I had read this thread! Worked this morning since I made it a recurring alarm.
 
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