Digital Clocks 'Fall Back' Too Early Clocks on computers, VCRs and other reputedly "smart" devices left a lot of people confused when they automatically switched from Daylight Savings to standard time before they were supposed to. That's because Congress moved the changeover by a week.
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Digital Clocks 'Fall Back' Too Early

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Digital Clocks 'Fall Back' Too Early

Digital Clocks 'Fall Back' Too Early

Digital Clocks 'Fall Back' Too Early

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Clocks on computers, VCRs and other reputedly "smart" devices left a lot of people confused when they automatically switched from Daylight Savings to standard time before they were supposed to. That's because Congress moved the changeover by a week.

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