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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

Best Buy’s Geek Squad Rolls Out $200 Total Tech Support Nationwide

A Total Tech Support membership features unlimited support from Geek Squad, including in-store repairs, appliance installation, and computer-setup.

Andrew Nichols · May 24, 2018

Sonos, Sound United Settle Lawsuits on Denon HEOS

All patent-infringement claims have been settled by Sonos and Sound United (DEI Holdings), parent company of Denon and HEOS.

Andrew Nichols · May 18, 2018

CEDIA Event Page

Details:  Conference: September 4-7, 2018 Expo: September 6-8, 2018 Location: San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA Website Link What is CEDIA Expo? CEDIA Expo is an annual residential A/V trade show that, “brings together more than 20,000 home tech pros and 500+ exhibitors to the leading event in smart and home technology,” according to […]

Andrew Nichols · May 18, 2018

Luraco Carves Out Massage Chair Niche

Luraco has been making a name for itself in the theater and massage chair channel by being the only company manufacturing its products in the U.S.

Andrew Nichols · May 01, 2018

Even More Highlights From ISC West

ISC West is chock full of companies vying for your time, so here’s another group of worthwhile booths and things to see.

Andrew Nichols · April 13, 2018

ISC West: Julie Jacobson’s Must-See Booths

A roundup of all things ISC West, be sure to check out these tweets to know what to prioritize before leaving the show floor.

Andrew Nichols · April 13, 2018

Leviton Wi-Fi Lighting Controls Now Integrate with Nest Devices, No Hub Required

Via the My Leviton app, users can integrate Wi-Fi dimmers, switches, and plug-in adapters with Nest cameras, thermostats and smoke/CO detectors, without the need for a home-automation hub.

Andrew Nichols · March 26, 2018

Inside a NASCAR Driver’s Big Smart Home: Bowling, Basketball, and Beyond

Off the track, NASCAR racer Denny Hamlin relaxes in his 30,000-square-foot North Carolina pad, packed with play spaces like a simulated golf course, basketball court and home theater, all controlled with an Elan home automation system.

Andrew Nichols · March 19, 2018

What Millennials Want in Audio? CE Pro’s Youngest Editors Respond

CE Pro’s Millennial editors discuss how high-end audio manufacturers and dealers might better appeal to younger, digitally inclined buyers.

Andrew Nichols · March 12, 2018

TiVo Explores ‘Strategic Alternatives’ Including Buyout

TiVo CEO speculates on possible buyout, acquisitions or going private following mixed financial report for 2017.

Andrew Nichols · March 01, 2018