Some people shouldn’t be allowed to write

Farhad Manjoo in July, more than two months before the iPhone 5 was announced:

And yet the iPhone sure has become boring, hasn’t it? I find it difficult to get worked up, anymore, about Apple’s signature mobile device. Last month, I yawned through the company’s announcements at its developer conference.

Farhad Manjoo in October after actually using the iPhone 5:

Hold Apple’s latest gadget for just a few minutes and you’ll marvel at the existence of such a remarkable object.

And writers wonder why readers lose trust in them. Here’s a thought — why not wait until you actually get to use a product before blasting it as boring. I know, it’s a crazy thought.

[Via Your Mac Life]