Smartphone app forgets all December birthdays

Sarah Coles
Android toy
Android toy

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If your birthday is in December, you already have to suffer the indignity of people buying presents late, amalgamating them with Christmas gifts, and wrapping them in festive paper. Now, a flaw in an Android app means that your birthday could be forgotten altogether this year.

The app, designed to manage your contacts, has 'forgotten' the birthdays of everyone in December. So what can you do?