Daylight Savings Time (DST) Patches – Technical Bulletin

Published: March 2, 2007

<font face="Arial" size="2"><p class="MsoPlainText" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><b><span style="FONT-SIZE: 14pt; COLOR: #1e4191; FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'; mso-bidi-font-size: 10.0pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'MS Mincho'"></span></b></p><p /><p><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #464646; FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'">March 11, 2007 is the new start date for Daylight Saving Time, and changes back to standard time on the first Sunday in November. This is a change from the current start/end date that is built into some devices running eKEY.</span></p><p /><p><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #464646; FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'">Smartphones and PDA’s need to be updated so that they reflect the correct time when the new DST changes take effect. Without this change, some applications will indicate an hour off the actual time in locations that observe DST. </span></p><p /><p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'">Palm and Microsoft are providing patches that will enable devices to correctly handle the change. It is recommended that you download and install these patches before the DST change takes effect.</span></p><p /><p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'"> </span></p><p /><p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt 0.5in"><b><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'">Palm</span></b></p><p /><p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt 0.5in"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold">Devices running PalmOS should visit the link below to determine if their device needs to have the patch applied.</span></p><p /><p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt 0.5in"><b><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><a title="outbind://308/exchwebbinredir.asp?URL=http:www.palm.comussupportdownloadsdst.html<br />/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.palm.com/us/support/downloads/dst.html" href="outbind://308/exchwebbinredir.asp?URL=http:www.palm.comussupportdownloadsdst.html" target="_blank"><span title="outbind://308/exchwebbinredir.asp?URL=http:www.palm.comussupportdownloadsdst.html" style="FONT-WEIGHT: normal">http://www.palm.com/us/support/downloads/dst.html</span></a></span></b><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'"></span></p><p /><p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt 0.5in"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'"> </span></p><p /><p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt 0.5in"><b><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'">Microsoft</span></b></p><p /><p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt 0.5in"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold">Devices running Windows Mobile 5.0 should visit the link below to determine if their device needs to have the patch applied.<b></b></span></p><p /><p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt 0.5in"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'"><a title="http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/daylightsaving/default.mspx" href="http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/daylightsaving/default.mspx">http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/daylightsaving/default.mspx</a></span></p><p /><p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></font></p><p /><p class="MsoPlainText" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'">The act of installing the patch is the responsibility of the user.</span></p><p /><p class="MsoPlainText" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'"> </span></p><p /><p class="MsoPlainText" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'"> </span></p><p /><p class="MsoPlainText" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'">Thank you,</span></p><p /><p class="MsoPlainText" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'"> </span></p><p /><div><span style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA">Michelle Medley </span></div><div><span style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'GE Inspira'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA">Supra Administrator</span></div></font>


Last modified: March 2, 2007 at 9:03 am | Originally published: March 2, 2007 at 9:03 am
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