If you’ve been on the internet at all this week, you’ll have spotted plenty of reviews for the new Humane AI Pin and Rabbit R1 that are, to be frank, brutal. Riding the AI hype train hasn’t been enough to disguise the incredibly limited, “in development” nature of their software or some outright broken functionality. The consensus is clear: Do not buy one.

These products may even have deflated the bulging AI bubble, at least a little. Many of the best smartphone manufacturers, who too are rushing to cram AI into every conceivable facet to turn around their fortunes, should also view Humane and Rabbit as a cautionary tale. As should handset consumers.