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Plugable suggests DisplayLink users wait on macOS Sierra Upgrade

Yesterday Apple released a new operating system, macOS Sierra (10.12), and as with all other operating system upgrades while there can be exciting new features, there is also the potential for new issues with existing hardware and software. With regard to Plugable’s DisplayLink-based USB video adapters and docking stations there’s been a long history of […]

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Plugable’s New Thunderbolt™ 3 cables

Today Plugable is releasing the latest additions to our growing line of Thunderbolt™ 3 products: our 40 GB 0.5 meter (TBT3-40G50CM), 20 GB 1 meter (TBT3-20G1M), and 20 GB 2 meter (TBT3-20G2M) Thunderbolt 3 cables. Our new line of three Thunderbolt 3 cables allows for the connection of all types of Thunderbolt 3, USB, and […]

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Serious Computing Anywhere with Plugable’s Bluetooth Keyboards and Mouse

These days, when a typical smartphone or tablet packs more computing power than a five-year-old desktop, lugging around a laptop to work on the road just seems wrong. But stabbing at an on-screen keyboard and navigating text or spreadsheets without a mouse is frustrating and agonizingly slow. What if you could bring along a compact, […]

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Plugable’s New USB Studio Microphone: Professional Sound Quality, Great Value

Ready to step up from your smart phone or webcam microphone to fantastic sound? Plugable’s new USB cardioid condenser microphone is the perfect choice for podcasts, home studios, voice-overs, and many other applications. Offering professional capabilities in a very reasonably-priced package, its high quality A/D converter C-Media chipset captures crisp, high-fidelity audio from 20 Hz […]

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Pocket-sized SSD Performance Up to 10Gbps with Plugable USB-C to SATA Adapter Cable

USB-C’s high power and throughput enable an elegant and portable single-cable solution for connecting SATA drives. Today Plugable adds another member to our growing lineup of USB-C products: the Plugable USBC-SATA24 USB-C to SATA Adapter Cable. The USBC-SATA24 is a simple adapter cable that connects your 5V SATA solid state drive (SSD) or 2.5″ hard disk […]

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Extend Your Reach with Plugable’s USB 3.0 Powered Extension Cables

Plugable’s new USB 3.0 cables maximize compatibility over long distances The new Plugable USB3-5M and Plugable USB3-10M make extending USB 3.0 connectivity over longer distances viable with several major improvements: We upgraded these cables to USB 3.0 specifications to meet the performance and power requirements of complex USB 3.0 devices. We include an AC power adapter […]

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Can’t Live Without My Plugable Headset

The other night I was frantically searching for something I thought I would never need: my Plugable Bluetooth headset. Headsets are a class of objects I’d always disdained. We’ve all seen people walking around, seemingly talking to themselves, until we saw that thing sticking out from their ear like some cyborg from Star Trek. The […]

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update and Plugable Docking stations and USB Video adapters

Summary: Windows 10 Anniversary Update includes native support for DisplayLink technology and will automatically install the proper DisplayLink drivers for most users. If this process does not proceed as expected, drivers can be manually installed. Update 8/18/2016 – On a system with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update and a DisplayLink device, the ‘Duplicate’ or clone […]

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Add Bluetooth® Capability to your Existing Home Stereo System

Small, simple adapter from Plugable retrofits existing speakers to support Bluetooth audio. High-fidelity audio has been a worldwide obsession for many years, which means most homes have at least one decent stereo system. As technology has evolved, audio quality hasn’t really improved (some would argue it’s worse than it used to be), but convenience has […]

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Bluetooth Audio in OpenELEC on the Raspberry Pi

OpenELEC is popular software that can turn your Raspberry Pi into dedicated media center. However, we often hear from disappointed customers who discover that OpenELEC’s developers intentionally rejected Bluetooth audio support. But it looks like this stance is softening and OpenELEC’s current beta version supports Bluetooth audio. It works great on the Pi2 with Plugable’s […]

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