Originally Posted by torontokid
Are you sure? Blackberry devices turn on when you set the alarm, and I would be shocked if BB has this feature but Android doesn't.
I had a blackberry Curve for 2 years and I guarantee you that when it was *off*, it missed all alarms. The phone could be asleep or in standby(i.e) screen timed out, or even be in airplane mode and the alarms would work, but androids and iphones are the same.