[time-nuts] iPhone keeping better time?

Miguel Gonçalves mail at miguelgoncalves.com
Wed Nov 16 09:00:03 EST 2011


On 16 November 2011 12:47, David J Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk>wrote:

>  Folks,
>>
>> Is it my imagination or is the iPhone under IOS 5 keeping way better time?
>>
>> I assume it's contacting the mobile towers more often for reading time.
>>
>> Jim Palfreymam
>>
>
> Lucky Jim!
>
> Certainly doesn't apply to my iPad2.  Currently 40.8 seconds out under
> 5.0.1.  Sinful it doesn't use NTP ( I suppose you know who didn't approve
> of NTP, since it wasn't under Apple's firm grip).
>

I own a Mac Mini and a MacBook. Their NTP implementation is simply a joke.
Even with a local stratum 1 I can't get decent accuracy. :-(

David, weren't you interested in a LED clock I was going to build?

Cheers,
Miguel



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