UPDATE: I Finally Cried “Uncle” Over Google Calendar’s GMT Issue

keep-calm-and-hate-googleOne of the dangers of drastically changing your workflow and organization, is you discover that your much relied upon apps are, in fact, buggy disasters. In an effort to increase my productivity, I started relying heavily on Google Calendar, used through the Apple Calendar app. This was, in theory, a good idea. However, as I explained in my last post, I ran into the dreaded GMT problem. Continue reading


Time Zone Trouble – Fixing the Calendar App Bug

This event was in my calendar for 4:45pm EST!

This event was in my calendar for 4:45pm EST!

After the latest iOS update, some people, including me, have noticed that their events in the iPhone/iPad Calendar app, while scheduled in the correct time slots, are displaying GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) or UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) on the events themselves. This is extremely confusing and has led to a lot of head-scratching, failed troubleshooting, and copious expletives.

So, what’s going on and how can we make it stop already?

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