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
The most popular fireplace TV stands on Amazon
March 21, 2019 – These are the most popular fireplace TV stands on Amazon.
Here's how to turn off the 'soap opera effect' on your TV
March 15, 2019 – Motion smoothing is on by default with most new TVs. But should it be?
You can buy affordable extended warranties on Amazon—but should you?
March 13, 2019 – You can buy affordable extended warranties on Amazon, but should you?
The Best Soundbars Under $500 of 2019
March 13, 2019 – We tested the best soundbars under $500 to see which ones are worth the money.
Vizio's best 2018 TVs are on sale in time for March Madness
March 12, 2019 – Vizio has cut prices on two of our favorite 2018 TVs, including the 65-inch P-Series Quantum.
How to watch NCAA March Madness without a cable subscription
March 11, 2019 – If you want to watch March Madness but don't have cable, fret not—there's ways to watch without it.
How to transfer files from an old laptop to a new one
February 27, 2019 – There are lots of ways to easily transfer your media and files.
3 simple things you can do to speed up an old laptop
February 19, 2019 – Is your laptop starting to slow down, take forever to load, or take an extra long time to boot up? Here are some simple ways to speed it back up.
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?