Second Opinion

Second Opinion is a reviews show about anything and everything under the sun. If we can experience it, we can review it.

MacBook Pro 13-inch M1 Review

Episode #109

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Ryan reviews the wonderful MacBook Pro with M1 chip! It's an incredible machine, but you might be satisfied with a MacBook Air - find out more!

Samsung S21 Ultra Review

Episode #108

Ryan reviews the S21 Ultra. It's way better than the S20 and laterally better than the Note 20 Ultra.

Android 11 Review

Episode #106

Ian has been using Android 11 for five months now, so he is definitely ready to give you a thorough review of the latest version of Android! And not a moment too soon, since Android 12 developer previews are just over the horizon...

The City We Became Review

Episode #105The Fringe #580

Ian is joined by Meghan Griffin to chat about The City We Became, a novel that uses a multidimensional sci-fi/fantasy story to shine a light on the social and political strife facing many of our cities today. It's a real good book.

Gone Home Review

Episode #104

Ian digs deep into his well of feelings to talk about one of his favorite games of all time.

Pixel 4a Review

Episode #103The Fringe #577

Ryan Rampersad reviews the Pixel 4a with Ian R Buck. The verdict: it's pretty good.

Let Go Review

Episode #102The Fringe #576

Grappling with what the world will be like as we approach post-scarcity is a daunting task; Let Go endeavors to do so in the form of a graphic novel. Ian R Buck is joined by Quentin Pongratz and Daniel J Pool to discuss it.

Portland Design Works Ninja Pump Review

Episode #101

Sometimes you have to change a tire while you're out on the road, and you'll need a small, reliable pump to do that. The Ninja Pump brings a lot to the table!

Abus Bordo 6000 Bike Lock Review

Episode #100

A bike is a significant investment, one that you should protect with a proper lock. This is the smallest, lightest folding lock Ian has used, does it compromise on security to achieve that?