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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

ProjX360 Releases QuickBooks Integration, Previews Inventory Management Software

With the release of QuickBooks Desktop Integration, users can now see clients, products, proposals, and more all in one place.

Andrew Nichols · November 15, 2018

CES 2019 Preview: 9 Smart Home, IoT, Security and Wellness Co’s. You Never Heard of

CES 2019 Smart Home Finds: A new Rachio competitor, an AI-driven camera “police have been asking for,” IAQ and lighting solutions for wellness, and a self-learning home automation systems that hit every buzzword in the IoT playbook.

Andrew Nichols · November 09, 2018

Ruckus Parent Co. ARRIS Acquired by CommScope for $7.4 Billion

With CommScope set to acquire ARRIS, which itself recently acquired Ruckus, the new owner is expected to generate approximately $1 billion in cash flow from operations and gain more ground in 5G and IoT technologies.

Andrew Nichols · November 09, 2018

20th Century Fox EVP on the Future of VR and AI in Storytelling: CEDIA Podcast

John Penney of 20th Century Fox says virtual reality and artificial intelligence will change the film industry, requiring new forms of content creation to support personalized, interactive story telling.

Andrew Nichols · November 01, 2018

National #SmartHomeDay Features Facebook Livestream From Industry Faves

To celebrate the first National #SmartHomeDay, representatives from Crestron, Origin Acoustics, Control4 and more will participate in a livestream on National Smart Home’s Facebook page.

Andrew Nichols · October 30, 2018

What to Expect When 8K and 5G Take Over

The 2018 MRI Expo focused on educating integrators on the advancements made by 8K and 5G in recent months, and what they can expect as the tech grows in popularity.

Andrew Nichols · October 26, 2018

RecordDoctor Clamp Is Simple, Effective Turntable Accessory

Priced at a competitive $30 MSRP, the RecordDoctor record clamp will make integrators’ staunchest anti-clamp audiophiles into believers.

Andrew Nichols · September 14, 2018

CEDIA Expo 2018 in Tweets

A roundup of CEDIA Expo 2018 tweets that summarize a bunch of the latest and greatest new tech to grace the show floor.

Andrew Nichols · September 07, 2018

Apple Joins Mesh Networking Group Thread as HomeKit Rumors Swirl

The rumor mill is reaching peak production this week, as Apple bolsters its mesh networking by joining Thread Group.

Andrew Nichols · August 10, 2018

Microsoft Xbox One X Becomes First Device to Support New HDMI 2.1 Features

The $499 Xbox One X gaming console will sport new HDMI 2.1 features like Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) in an upcoming firmware update.

Andrew Nichols · August 06, 2018