In case you missed it, Google's Android Jelly Bean 4.2 operating system shipped with a minor flaw: The month of December was missing. It didn't affect everything, but the People app suddenly decided that November flowed straight into January like some kind of Monty Python sketch. Suddenly, all of the birthdays and anniversaries during the twelfth month were forgotten. Google's promised to return December to the afflicted operating system, because they clearly have the ability to manipulate time and space. Also, it's their operating system.
The end of the year can a be a very lonely time for a smartphone. When the holidays roll around, people tend to get together with their families and speak to each other in person, so the phones just sit there in their owners' pockets or on a table somewhere. Well, after years of abuse, Android-based phones have decided they aren't going to take it anymore. As a sign of protest, (or because of unforeseen bug) Android Jelly Bean 4.2 skips the month of December,
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