Most of us dread Mercury in retrograde. We think of it as an extremely negative period, a frustrating time filled with irritating technical problems, confused communications, and mishaps. Mercury in retrograde has a very bad rap, indeed.
Mercury turns retrograde on March 12 (until April 4); its effect is intensified right before or after it changes direction, which is now. Like a big semi turning on the highway, everything around it must come to a standstill. There couldn't be a worse time to launch the new iPad!