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Andrew Nichols

Andrew Nichols

Andrew is a journalist and educator living in the Providence area. He was previously the Editor-in-Chief of a gaming and tech website, and the Managing Editor of his university newspaper, The Torch. He received his Bachelors in Writing and Masters in Teaching from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

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Andrew's Latest Posts

4 Video Games to Play to Pass the Time While in Self-Quarantine

Many professionals are suddenly finding themselves with a lot more time at home thanks to the coronavirus, so here are some games well worth some exploration.

Andrew Nichols · April 02, 2020

Minnesota-Based Integrator Turns 12,000-Square-Foot Mansion into Custom Home of the Year

After dealing with audio issues in their recently constructed summer home, these homeowners brought in an integrator who added a suite of AV tech to solve the problem.

Andrew Nichols · April 01, 2020

Ananda-BT

Hands On: HiFiMan Ananda-BT Provides Quality Audio Wirelessly

The HiFiMan Ananda-BT’s are an all-in-one, open-back headphone perfect for those who want the best possible audio quality while listening at home.

Andrew Nichols · March 25, 2020

How Integrators Can Get Government Loans to Aid Cash Flow During Coronavirus Crisis

The U.S. Small Business Administration is providing low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans up to $2M during the coronavirus outbreak.

Andrew Nichols · March 23, 2020

Azione Unlimited Postpones Spring Conference Due to Coronavirus

Azione has decided to reschedule its Spring Extroversive Experience conference until July, but will still host online-only events from March 18-20.

Andrew Nichols · March 12, 2020

Q&A: CE Industry Newcomer Out-of-Sight Mounting Solutions

Out-of-Sight Mounting Solutions designs and manufactures aesthetically pleasing, flush wall mount enclosures for MantelMount and other mounting products.

Andrew Nichols · March 04, 2020

Why Wellness Tech Is Poised for a Major Boost in Luxury Markets

The luxury home market is shifting its sights toward wellness and eco-sensitivity, and that’s a good thing for savvy integrators.

Andrew Nichols · March 02, 2020

Global CE Supply Chain Slows Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

While the overall consumer electronics market is projected to grow over the next several years, manufacturers are bracing for potential supply chain delays related to the coronavirus.

Andrew Nichols · February 26, 2020

TechTalk: How Google Nest is Getting Integrators Involved in ‘Connected Home’ Sales

Smart home technology isn’t just for trendy Millennials, as Google Nest looks to expand interest in its connected home products through integrator expertise.

Andrew Nichols · February 02, 2020

Bose to Close All Retail Stores in North America, Europe, Japan and Australia

Citing increased online purchasing trends, Bose has decided to close 119 of its retail stores throughout the world.

Andrew Nichols · January 16, 2020