Whoever said advice wasn’t free hasn’t downloaded the Second Opinion iPhone app. If you’re at all indecisive, or just feel that much more secure having someone else weigh in on your decisions, this free app is your new best friend. When you first open up the app, a series of questions come up to which you respond "Yes," "No," or "Not sure." If you think a question is weird, you can click the little “i” button to indicate that you have a problem. Either the question has offensive content, cannot be answered with a yes or no, or is just lame. And it’s likely that you’ll press this button. Some of the questions are silly or inappropriate, like “Do you worry about getting cancer?” or “Have you ever tried to fly?” Some, though, are totally on par.
Users ask about what to wear on a job interview, whether a skirt is too tight, or whether an eye shadow the wrong color. As soon as you answer a question, a blurb pops up informing you of the majority’s response. Either 51 percent answered yes, or 75 percent answered no, and so on. When you ask your own questions, which is, of course, fun to do, you wait just a few minutes before receiving results. But here’s where they get you; you thought the app was free, and it is, unless you want more information. Before an upgrade, they will tell you what one person voted only. In order to learn the rest -- you guessed it -- you need to up your game, though at a cost of a mere 99 cents, I suppose it’s not really asking too much.