Second Opinion

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

Tifosi Slip Post-Mortem

Episode #84

Ian has been wearing a pair of Tifosi Slips for cycling and as general-purpose sunglasses for over seven years. They aren't sold anymore, but they hold a lot of lessons for what to look for when buying a pair of sunglasses.

HyperDot Review

Episode #83

HyperDot is a new "dodge everything" arcade game from Twin Cities developer Charles McGregor. Ian really enjoys these kinds of games, let's find out how HyperDot stacks up!

Nvidia SHIELD TV 2019 Review

Episode #82

Ryan reviews the standard Nvidia SHIELD TV 2019. The verdict: the remote is kind of confusing, but at least it's a good remote.

Google Nest Mini Review

Episode #81

The Google Nest Mini (the second generation of the Google Home Mini) is the new entry-level Google Assistant device. Join Ian to find out what changes and improvements have been made in this new iteration!

iPhone 11 Pro Review

Episode #80

Apple has brought the "Pro" moniker to the iPhone line! Join Brandon Johnson as he explores what makes this not just a new flagship phone, but a Pro phone.

Podcast Players Roundup

Episode #79

You love listening to podcasts, so you deserve to be using the best podcast player to consume them! In this roundup, Ian R Buck exhaustively reviews over 20 different podcast players to help you find the one that is best for you!

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 1 Review

Episode #78

Ryan reviews the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 1, and the verdict is there are not enough apps for this to even be a smart watch.

AirPods Pro Review

Episode #77

Brian overviews the AirPods Pro!

Anker Soundcore Motion+ Review

Episode #76

Ryan reviews the Anker Soundcore Motion+ Bluetooth Speaker, and describes his criteria for using and purchasing a modern speaker against the alternatives.

Apple Watch Series 5 Review

Episode #75

Brian Mitchell gives a quick 12 minute review of the new Apple Watch Series 5.