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Just received jelly bean 4.1.2 on my Sprint Samsung galaxy s3. I have always used the 4x2 digital clock widget and I noticed a small icon that looks like a clock appearing just above the AM / PM...What if anything is the purpose of this? This also appears when displaying the weather for the various cities. Anyone have a clue?

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Can you provide a screenshot to make it easier for us to see? We cannot see it from here :D –  t0mm13b Mar 30 '13 at 21:30
Ya screenshot would be nice, but it might be an edit button to change the appearance of the widget. Could the icon possibly look like a gear? –  KevinOrr Mar 30 '13 at 22:18
Is it an indicator that an alarm is set? –  w3d Mar 31 '13 at 11:07

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Going by your description, you're referring to the object circled in this screenshot

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That thing indicates that the city the time is being shown for is currently running on daylight savings time. In this screenshot, we see that New York is observing daylight savings time, and Phoenix isn't.

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That's it. I'm trying not to be so curious considering what that does to cats –  Susie B Apr 1 '13 at 14:39
@SusieB - Curiosity was framed for that. =) –  Compro01 Apr 1 '13 at 21:57

changing to summer time/daylight saving time? I have it too and wondering what it is... It looks like a little sun with two pointers of a clock inside of it

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