WA switched over last weekend, but now it's the turn of the other daylight saving states, with clocks going back an hour at 3am on Sunday. No more curtain fading! As well as the inevitable round of household clock changing, be sure to check your PC, mobile phone and other gadgets to see if they've correctly adjusted themselves. Most modern operating systems have adjustments built in automatically, provided you download your patches regularly. (And of course doing that will help protect you from the Conficker worm and other nasties.)
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