A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Don Seltzer
Date: 2012 Oct 4, 16:21 -0700
I don't think that it has anything to do with boot up time. It is my understanding that cell phones get time continuously from cellular networks, and that most networks use GPS time rather than UTC. I speculate that it is easier to have the continuity of GPS rather than the occasional disruption of leap seconds of UTC.
Cell phones receive the base GPS time, and it is up to the pa