Second Opinion

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

Concussion Review

Episode #35

New

Just a quick placeholder explaining why we don't have a proper review up this weekend.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review

Episode #34The Fringe #457

Time for our annual Star Wars review! Ian R Buck and first-time guest Mike Sandberg sit down to talk about The Last Jedi, a very unusual Star Wars film in many ways.

iPhone X Review

Episode #33The Fringe #455

First-time guest Aron Braggans joins Ian R Buck to review the iPhone X, Apple's biggest step forward since changing the body size with the iPhone 6.

iOS 11 Review

Episode #32The Fringe #454

Brian Mitchell has been using iOS 11 since it was in beta, so Ian brings him on to discuss the latest changes to Apple's mobile operating system.

Pixel 2 Review

Episode #31The Fringe #451

Ian R Buck is joined by his tech twin, Betsy Dadabo to talk about the phone they both just bought, the Pixel 2! Is this a phone that will stand the test of time?

Android 8.0 Oreo Review

Episode #30The Fringe #450

This year Ian R Buck finds himself all alone for the review of the latest version of Android. Highlights include a reorganized notifications tray, a fully redesigned emoji set, system-wide password manager, and picture-in-picture mode!

iPhone 8 Plus Review

Episode #29The Fringe #446

Ian is joined by Evan Haldeman, who recently upgraded from an iPhone 7 Plus to an iPhone 8 Plus. Come hear about all the notable new features, as well as the things that stayed the same!

Apple Watch Series 3 Review

Episode #28The Fringe #443

In our timeliest review yet, Brian Mitchell joins Ian R Buck to review the brand-new Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE! Spoiler alert: it's pretty darn good!

Nintendo Switch Review

Episode #27The Fringe #441

Ian is joined by Geoff Schumacher, who has had his Switch for about five months. There's a lot to unpack here, from specs to controllers to the games themselves. So settle in and enjoy!

Nexus Player Post-Mortem

Episode #26The Fringe #434

The Nexus Player is no longer being made or sold, but it provides some valuable insights into how the Android TV ecosystem is doing and what to look for in a set-top box. Join Ian and Ryan to hear about their experiences with it.