Product reviews by the man, the legend, John Siracusa.

TV’s

Source Rating Product Date Timestamp
Hypercritical #16 - - 2011-05-06 48:16

Video Games

Source Rating Product Date Timestamp
Reconcilable Differences #8 - Destiny 2015-08-27 42:21

Mac OS X

Article TitleDate
OS X 10.10 YosemiteOct 16, 2014
OS X 10.9 MavericksOct 22, 2013
OS X 10.8 Mountain LionJul 25, 2012
Mac OS X 10.7 LionJul 20, 2011
Mac OS X 10.6 Snow LeopardAug 31, 2009
Mac OS X 10.5 LeopardOct 28, 2007
Mac OS X 10.4 TigerApr 28, 2005
Mac OS X 10.3 PantherNov 9, 2003
Mac OS X 10.2 JaguarSep 5, 2002
Mac OS X 10.1 PumaOct 15, 2001
Mac OS X 10.0 CheetahApr 2, 2001

Toasters/Microwaves

Source Rating Product Date Timestamp Comments
ATP #146 Like KitchenAid KCO273SS 12" Convection Bake Digital Countertop Oven 2015-12-04 18:01
  • This thing is really big; Do not buy unless you have a really big kitchen
  • Sturdy construction; feels rugged; door feels solid
  • Plug is not flush and sticks out too far
  • The best really big toaster I’ve ever tried
ATP #146 Dislike MaxiMatic EBK-200 Elite Cuisine 3-in-1 Multifunction Breakfast Deluxe Toaster Oven/Griddle/Coffee Maker 2015-12-04 11:38
  • This thing is microscopic
  • The tray that slides inside the toaster is smaller than the Magic Trackpad 2
  • As a toaster it fails
  • It’s not good at anything it does
ATP #142 Dislike Nostalgia Electrics BSET300RETRORED Retro Series 3-in-1 Breakfast Station 2015-11-05 13:17
  • It’s like a dolls coffee thing
  • I cooked an egg on top of this thing and it was just the worst
  • Doesn’t get hot enough
  • Cannot recommend it
ATP #137 Dislike LG LCSP1110ST 1.1 Cu Ft Counter Top Combo Microwave and Baking Oven 2015-10-01 20:45
  • This convenience oven is the least convenient oven ever
  • The overall device is very large
  • It’s space inefficient
  • Pretty wimpy for a microwave
ATP #134 Meh Rosewill RHTO-13001 6 Slice Toaster Oven 2015-09-10 08:37
  • Inexplicably tall
  • Has an air of competence
  • Do not buy this toaster for $100
  • Buy it if it’s on sale maybe
ATP #129 Meh Hamilton Beach 31330 Toaster Oven 2015-08-06 06:52
  • Fits four slices comfortably
  • Knobs are hard to turn
  • Makes acceptable toast, but takes a little too long
  • Gets a passing grade… barely
ATP #124 Dislike Black & Decker TO1332SBD 4-Slice Toaster Oven 2015-07-03 13:05
  • Nice tour of things that are wrong with toaster ovens
  • Heating elements not adequate for a toaster this size
  • Door feels like it’s going to fall off
  • I do not recommend it
ATP #121 Dislike Hamilton Beach ensemble Toastation 22722 Toaster & Oven 2015-06-09 19:14
  • Slot-toaster and toaster-oven in one
  • Slot toaster is crap
  • Toaster-oven is super small
  • New champion for the worst toaster we have ever tested
ATP #117 Like Cuisinart TOB-40 Custom Classic Toaster Oven Broiler 2015-05-14 36:22
  • Legit four-slice toaster-oven
  • Does not have a timer
  • Really good knob feel (Knob Feel YouTube channel)
  • Very comparable to John’s toaster (a bit dumber, a bit clunkier, but with better knob feel)
ATP #114 Dislike ProctorSilex Toaster Oven Broiler 31116R 2015-04-24 26:46
  • Barely fits two slices of bread
  • Door feels flimsy
  • Toasts bread very slow
  • Ridiculous toaster
ATP #110 Dislike Hamilton Beach 31230 Set & Forget Toaster Oven with Convection Cooking 2015-03-27 14:58
  • Very big toaster with bulges on sides
  • Slow for toasting bread
  • Display doesn’t show anything useful
  • Not a fan
ATP #105 Meh Panasonic NB-G110P Flash Xpress Toaster Oven 2015-02-20 09:31
  • Makes toast really fast
  • Can’t fit four full-size slices of bread
  • Confused by their choices of presets
ATP #103 Meh Black & Decker TO1303SB 4-Slice Toaster Oven 2015-02-06 24:53
  • Toasting speed is good
  • Relatively quiet
  • These are not good dials
  • Does not have a good user interface
Hypercritical #23 Breville BOV650XL Compact 4-Slice Smart Oven with Element IQ 2011-06-24 13:31
Hypercritical #21 - 2011-06-10 05:31
Hypercritical #19 - 2011-05-27 01:53
Hypercritical #18 Euro-Pro TO140L 6-Slice Toaster Oven 2011-05-20 54:50