During Mercury retrograde, of course. Now, I’m an Apple fan, but this time I wonder if part of the development budget for a new product ought not to go into astrologers’ fees.

Sharita offered words of caution regarding Apple’s launch of their new iPhone last Friday:

Remember one of the most important rules of Mercury Retrograde: never launch or initiate projects you wish to have long-term success with. PERIOD. And if you do, they are only set up under a foundation that is shaky enough that reworking is inevitable. No doubt there is plenty of indications there may be more than the average fair share of REcalls, REturns and REjections with the new iPhone.

These are the first reports of ‘gripes’ and ‘glitches’ from yesterday. By Mercury News, no less. How serendipitous is that?