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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

Microsoft Announces Plans to Close All Retail Stores

Microsoft has decided to close all but four Microsoft Store locations across the globe. These new locations will be “reimagined” as experienced centers.

Andrew Nichols · June 26, 2020

CE Pro 100 Dealer Trusts Scalability, Simplicity of Access Networks Products

CE Pro 100 integrator Signals AV swears by the simplicity of Access Networks products, which enable their technicians to become experts after only a few installs.

Andrew Nichols · June 18, 2020

Why One CE Pro 100 Dealer Swears by Screen Innovations Products

Thanks to products like the Nano Indoor and Zen Outdoor shades, Screen Innovations has surged into the motorized shading market, earning a CE Pro Bullet Brand designation for 2020.

Andrew Nichols · June 17, 2020

2N Open-API, Design-Friendly Video Doorbells Spur Integrator’s Business

2N’s open platform and multiple product mounting options help N.C-based integration company CO-DA expand its security business.

Andrew Nichols · June 16, 2020

ICE Cable Bulk Buy Program Saves Integrator $60,000

Thanks in part to its bulk cable programs, ICE Cable has reached Bullet Brand status for this year’s CE Pro Brand Analysis.

Andrew Nichols · June 15, 2020

Please Take Our 2020 CE Pro Reader Survey

It’s time for the 2020 CE Pro Reader Survey! Please consider filling out this quick five-minute survey to help determine the editorial direction of CE Pro in the future.

Andrew Nichols · June 09, 2020

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