Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




304 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 13

Trusted

Topic # 138807 17-Jan-2014 10:34 Send private message

(with apologies to Tom Jones)
I'm curious as to whether anyone has any ideas as to why the stock iOS clock in NZ has Waitangi listed in the world clock section?

I initially thought that Apple were harking back to the days when Waitangi was (I believe) the official capital of NZ.... and maybe they ran on a different time back then... but that was a stretch of the imagination.
Seems it's actually Waitangi in the Chatham Islands, who are 45 mins ahead of NZ time... but why have it as default? Is it perhaps the default time for Australaisia iOS devices? Anyone know?







Cheers,
Mike

iPhone photo/general blog - here


Create new topic
2509 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 551

Subscriber

  Reply # 968740 17-Jan-2014 10:44 Send private message

nothing there




Galaxy S5 G900F
Samsung (custom)  KITKAT 4.4.2 

Galaxy Gear 2  Smart watch (great gadget )







304 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 13

Trusted

  Reply # 968754 17-Jan-2014 10:50 Send private message

aaaaagghh... sorry, I thought I had the image upload thing sussed.... obviously not... might lose my geek card. It was just a screen shot of the iOS world clock with Waitangi set as the default zone.




Cheers,
Mike

iPhone photo/general blog - here


962 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 173

Subscriber

  Reply # 968780 17-Jan-2014 11:36 Send private message

Yes that confused me for a long time.

2391 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 266

Subscriber

  Reply # 968783 17-Jan-2014 11:41 Send private message

Waitangi is in the Chatham Islands, they are ahead. Edit. Ooops, I see you already found that out. Ignore me.

1234 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 102

Subscriber

  Reply # 970482 21-Jan-2014 09:35 Send private message

trig42: Waitangi is in the Chatham Islands, they are ahead. Edit. Ooops, I see you already found that out. Ignore me.

I tried so hard to ignore you but I just couldn't.

Minions are just so damned CUTE!






Handsome Dan Has Spoken.

2391 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 266

Subscriber

  Reply # 970486 21-Jan-2014 09:39 Send private message

Handsomedan:
trig42: Waitangi is in the Chatham Islands, they are ahead. Edit. Ooops, I see you already found that out. Ignore me.

I tried so hard to ignore you but I just couldn't.

Minions are just so damned CUTE!



Banana?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYBw_o_2nG0

1234 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 102

Subscriber

  Reply # 972042 22-Jan-2014 08:02 Send private message

trig42:
Handsomedan:
trig42: Waitangi is in the Chatham Islands, they are ahead. Edit. Ooops, I see you already found that out. Ignore me.

I tried so hard to ignore you but I just couldn't.

Minions are just so damned CUTE!



Banana?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYBw_o_2nG0


BAPPLE!




Handsome Dan Has Spoken.



304 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 13

Trusted

  Reply # 981280 6-Feb-2014 15:38 Send private message

Hi - sorry, but I thought this was a relevant day to resurrect my OP.

Maybe someone has gone out and purchased a new iOS device today, looked at the World Clock section of the Clock app, noticed that it's default extra time zone is Waitangi and figured out why this is so?

Or perhaps if you have looked at a newly set-up device you could confirm that your device has Waitangi listed by default.... thanks.




Cheers,
Mike

iPhone photo/general blog - here


Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Windows 10 News - 22 Jan
Created by Regs, last reply by Brumfondl on 26-Jan-2015 22:27 (110 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Spark customers get Lightbox free for 12 months
Created by freitasm, last reply by nyquist on 25-Jan-2015 10:24 (128 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Where to source 200mm ventilation grill (ideally online in NZ)
Created by timmmay, last reply by Camden on 26-Jan-2015 23:21 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


Police Speed Campaign - Summer 2014/2015
Created by nzkiwiman, last reply by joker97 on 26-Jan-2015 19:15 (83 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Help me choose a new wagon for the family (and me)
Created by Disrespective, last reply by Disrespective on 24-Jan-2015 12:24 (74 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


How (not) to run a hotel
Created by MikeAqua, last reply by BTR on 26-Jan-2015 16:06 (68 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Negative gearing question?
Created by edwinprakash, last reply by logo on 23-Jan-2015 14:42 (69 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


AdBlockers on Geekzone
Created by freitasm, last reply by JimmyH on 26-Jan-2015 23:21 (16 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.