Lee has been Reviewed's point person for most television and home theater products since 2012. Lee received Level II certification in TV calibration from the Imaging Science Foundation in 2013, and went on to rework Reviewed's display evaluation methodology and test labs to reflect the latest industry standards for 4K and High Dynamic Range displays.
In 2016, Lee gave a presentation on the importance of HDR benchmarking during CE Week's annual TV Shootout. He's brought at least three stray CRTs (tube TVs) into Reviewed's Cambridge office for safe-keeping, and wants to make sure you recycle yours.
Originally from Kentucky, Lee holds a Bachelor's in Music Performance (classical guitar) with a minor in Literature from Westfield State University. In his free time, Lee moonlights as a guitarist and composer, and occasionally combines his passion for screens and music via long-winded reviews of video game soundtracks. He seems to enjoy sharks.
Articles and Reviews by Lee Neikirk
How long should your TV last?
February 13, 2019 – How long should a new LED or OLED TV last? The results might surprise you.
This one cheap upgrade can make even an old TV sound so much better
February 11, 2019 – You can't replace your TV's screen without buying a whole new one—but you can upgrade its audio quality by letting a soundbar do the work.
The Best Soundbars Under $300 of 2019
January 31, 2019 – We tested some of the most popular and highly acclaimed soundbars to find the best you can buy under $300.
Don't make this mistake with your TV during the Super Bowl
January 29, 2019 – Here are the settings to change on your TV so that it looks best for the Super Bowl.
The Best Soundbars Under $200 of 2019
January 29, 2019 – The Best Soundbars Under $200 of 2018
Canceling Netflix? Here's how to keep watching your favorite shows
January 18, 2019 – Netflix is raising the price of its subscription plans for all users.
Here are the most exciting TVs coming in 2019
January 16, 2019 – Here's all the cool, fun, and nerdy TV tech coming along in 2019.
LG is discounting its awesome OLED TVs in time for the Super Bowl
January 15, 2019 – LG is slashing the prices of the 55-inch and 65-inch B8 OLED TVs in time for the big game.
Here are all the Samsung TVs coming in 2019
January 08, 2019 – Here's Samsung's 2019 TV lineup so far, based on what we saw at CES.
Here are all the Vizio TVs coming in 2019
January 07, 2019 – Here are all the Vizio TVs you'll be able to buy in 2019, with specs.
This TV rolls up like a yoga mat—and you can actually buy it
January 07, 2019 – LG has a rollable (and unrollable) OLED TV, and you can apparently buy it.
Are Blu-ray or DVD players still worth buying?
January 02, 2019 – More people than ever stream TV and movies to watch at home. Is there room for DVDs and Blu-rays?
What should you do with all the gift cards you got during the holidays?
December 28, 2018 – The holidays have finally come and gone, and you're left with a big stack of gift cards to sort and spend. If you aren't immediately ready to spend, here are some alternative wa...
The Best 32-inch TVs of 2019
December 27, 2018 – From frills-free to smart, these are the best 32-inch options around.
The Best Roku TVs of 2019
December 27, 2018 – These are the best TVs you can buy that have Roku built right in.
What to do if the gift you're giving isn't going to arrive on time
December 14, 2018 – If the gift you've ordered isn't going to ship or arrive on time, you aren't out of luck. Check out these suggestions for instantaneous gifting.
These are the best TVs and home theater products of 2018
November 01, 2018 – Looking for a new TV? These are the very best we tested.
The 20 best tech gifts of 2018
October 30, 2018 – From Samsung charging pads to 4K TVs, these are the best tech gifts of 2018.
All the most popular video games coming up—and what to get as gifts
October 24, 2018 – All the most popular video games coming up—and what to get as gifts
Everything parents need to know about Fortnite
October 23, 2018 – What is Fortnite? How much does it cost? Is it violent? Here's what you need to know.