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
These new TVs want to change the way you watch Netflix
August 02, 2018 – On Tuesday, Sony unveiled a new "Netflix Calibrated Mode" for its TVs.
Vizio P-Series Quantum TV Review
July 24, 2018 – Vizio's best TV is even better thanks to the addition of quantum dots.
LG C8 TV Review
July 06, 2018 – LG's most affordable 2018 OLED continues to deliver unprecedented picture quality.
Want to cancel cable? These are the 5 must-haves to get you started
June 22, 2018 – This cord-cutting survival pack will free you from your cable contract.
5 reasons you should buy an HDR TV, even if you have no idea what that means
June 22, 2018 – The next TV you buy should be an HDR TV—here's why.
Before you buy a new streaming box to binge Netflix, make sure it has this feature
June 20, 2018 – An HDR-ready streaming box is a great choice, and not just for HDR.
Vizio P-Series TV Review
June 18, 2018 – Vizio's P-Series is one of the year's best 4K/HDR values, and it finally has the style to match.
Samsung Q9FN TV Review
June 12, 2018 – The Q9FN is Samsung's flagship TV for 2018. Is it worth the high price?
Here are the 2018 TVs we're most excited about
June 07, 2018 – These are the 2018 TVs we're most excited about this year.
Should you buy a TV at Costco or BJ's? Here's what you need to know
June 06, 2018 – Here's what you need to know about buying a TV wholesale.
Samsung Q8 / Q8F TV Review
May 25, 2018 – Samsung's Q8 QLED TV is a beautiful product that boasts a powerful HDR experience. It's a bit pricy.
Hisense Laser TV Review
May 23, 2018 – Hisense's Laser TV is an ultra premium projector experience that may take your breath away.
Everything you need to check before buying a new TV
May 21, 2018 – Buying a new TV? Here's everything you need to know.
Samsung NU8000 TV Review
May 02, 2018 – Samsung's NU8000 series are reliable 4K/HDR TVs, but they're held back a bit in some areas.
TCL 6 Series TV Review
April 27, 2018 – TCL's new 6 Series (R617/R615) 4K/HDR smart TV could be the value champion of 2018.
LG E8 Series OLED TV Review
April 24, 2018 – LG's taken 2017's awesome OLED picture quality and made the TVs even smarter.
5 ways you can still watch old VHS tapes
April 20, 2018 – Your cherished collection of VHS tapes doesn't need to sit gathering dust.
Vizio P Series Quantum First Impressions Review
April 12, 2018 – My first impression of Vizio's new "P Series Quantum," available this summer.
5 signs you really need to buy a new TV
April 10, 2018 – TVs have come a long, long way in the last 5-6 years. It might be time to upgrade.
How to to get 4K and HDR working on your Xbox One X and PS4 Pro
April 02, 2018 – Getting the best features out of your modern game console should be easy.