As a former longstanding editor at the U.K.'s Hi-Fi Choice magazine with over 20 years experience, Lee knows all about crafting accessible reviews and features for audio fans.
Lee is passionate about all kinds of audio tech and has been providing sound advice to enable consumers to make informed buying decisions since he joined the Consumers' Association, publisher of Which? magazine, in the 1990s. As a product tester, Lee started his consumer tech career evaluating all kinds of audio and home theatre products for Which? magazine, including CD players (remember those?), speaker systems, portable audio players and mobile phones, flatscreen TVs, and all kinds of surround sound solutions.
Trained as an 'expert listener' and a regular participant on audio and video evaluation panels, Lee has worked with some of the biggest audio brands in the world, consulting on product design and audio development.
As an experienced print editor and contributor, Lee has worked on numerous consumer tech titles (past and present), including Home Entertainment, What Home Cinema, Home Cinema Choice, What Satellite & Digital TV, and Hi-Fi Choice magazine, to name a few.
Lee covers all things audio for Tom's Guide, including headphones, wireless speakers and soundbars and loves to connect and share the mindfulness benefits that listening to music in the very best quality can bring.
When not listening to music or researching the tech behind the latest audio products, Lee can usually be found tending to his cottage garden or baking sourdough bread for villagers from his home bakery.
These are my favorite portable speakers at every budget with long battery life and durability for all-day sounds.
Look out Apple, next year's wireless earbuds could sound even better with support for true lossless audio over Wi-Fi thanks to Qualcomm.
The Sony HT-AX7 portable Bluetooth speaker package creates an immersive sphere of sound ideal for smaller screens, and it looks like no other speaker system we've seen.
The JBL Bar 1300 delivers powerful Dolby Atmos movie sound in one of the most practical packages I've tried.
Bose has the best noise-canceling headphones in the world, but how do the newest flagship QuietComfort Ultra Headphones compare with the popular Bose 700 predecessor?
With both models on sale, how do the all-new Bose QC Headphones compare to the company's older QC45 noise-canceling headphones, and which are the best value?
We compare Sennheiser and Sony’s affordable ANC headphones to determine the better noise-cancelling value.
Wireless earbuds are packed with features to help deliver the best user experience, but many wearers make the same 5 mistakes. Here's how to avoid them.
Our AirPods Pro 2 vs Sony WF-10000XM5 face-off compares the leading wireless earbuds to crown a winner.
The Sony WH-1000XM5 are the best headphones on the market, and they just got a lot more affordable with their biggest price drop yet.
I test wireless audio systems, and $200 off the Q Acoustics M20 HD speaker setup is music to my ears.
Make sure you sign up for this the chance to grab a Sony soundbar half price ahead of Amazon's Prime Big Deal Days.
Forget AirPods, these are the best noise-canceling wireless earbuds I've heard, delivering top-flight experiences for discerning audio fans.
Sonos and Ultimate Ears introduced new portable speakers at the exact same time, but which delivers the best Bluetooth wireless sound on the go?
Bose Immersive Audio is a new 3D sound experience that impresses with all kinds of content. Find out how it compares to other spatial audio formats.
Our audio expert picks their favorite wireless earbuds for all kinds of activities and budgets.
How much has Bose’s next-gen flagship changed from the previous version? Here are the biggest differences you need to know about on the QuietComfort Ultra Earbuds.
The $349 Ultimate Ears Epicboom is the go anywhere Bluetooth music system with strong durability and big sound shaking up the portable speakers category.
The Ambeo Soundbar Mini delivers impressive virtual Dolby Atmos sound from Sennheiser's smallest and easiest to set up soundbar yet, but you're going to want to pay extra for the sub.
If you're unsure about whether you should upgrade to the new AirPods Pro 2 USB-C, here are 5 things to consider to help you make up your mind.
Apple has made some architectural changes in the new AirPods Pro 2 USB-C version, and I'm convinced that the upgrades make them sound even better.
If you're listening to Sony's WF-1000XM5 flagship wireless earbuds via an iPhone with AAC Bluetooth, you're not hearing them at their best. Here's what I discovered.