Tag Archive: Daylight


Will my phone adjust to Daylight Saving Time automatically?

Let’s do the timewarp again …

Twice a year the clocks change (for most of us). We “spring forward” and “fall back,” and depending on where we live that happens on a different day. It’s all sort of convoluted. And this inevitably leads to folks wondering what they have to do to their Android phone so things work right after the switch. If this sounds like you, we’ve got good news:

You don’t have to do anything.

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Make the most of the daylight with the Sunrise Sunset Watch Face on Android Wear

Wearable technology has made our lives easier in a variety of ways, from making tasks easier to giving us the information we want at a glance. Now the information you can grab from your Smartwatch includes how much daylight you have left to you. The Sunrise Sunset Watch Face for Android Wear gives you all the info you’ll need to get the most out of those daylight hours.

Let’s take a look.

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Does the switch to Daylight Saving Time mean I have to do stuff to my Android?

Lets do the timewarp again …

The yearly springing forward of time for much of the US is upon us, and this inevitably leads to folks new to the platform wondering what they have to do to their Android so things work right after the switch. If this sounds like you, we’ve got good news:

Nothing.

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Daylight Savings ends tomorrow morning: What do I need to know?

The times, they are a-changing

Spring forward, fall back. Tomorrow is the day for most people in the U.S. to set their clocks back an hour before they lay down to sleep, because at 2:00 am Daylight Saving Time officially ends for 2014.

We don’t expect any iPhone-level catastrophes. Places like the U.K. and Spain and even parts of Mexico have already set time back in the past week, so any sort of time-space shift wonkiness  [Read More…]