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Investigating USB-C Problems on Some Dell XPS and Precision Laptops

Summary: Based on information gathered while helping Plugable customers along with feedback from Dell owners on public forums, it appears some percentage of Dell USB-C systems are exhibiting unstable USB data I/O over their USB-C port. Plugable recently launched two USB-C docking stations (http://plugable.com/products/ud-ca1 and http://plugable.com/products/ud-ultcdl) and they have proven to be very popular; so […]

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DisplayPort Output to Any TV, Monitor, or Projector

We are pleased to introduce several additions to Plugable’s complete line of DisplayPort adapters today. As more systems and graphics cards hit the market with DisplayPort, Mini DisplayPort, and Thunderbolt ports, a frequent question and challenge is how to connect DisplayPort outputs to existing HDMI, DVI or VGA capable monitors, TVs or projectors. Our new […]

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Understanding Bluetooth® Wireless Audio

Before the start of the millennium, the cellular mobile phone was relatively new. Laptops were large and heavy, the PDA (Personal Digital Assistant for the uninitiated) was just about to arrive on the scene, and the Apple Newton was about the closest thing there was to a smartphone. Bluetooth wireless technology was conceived in this […]

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Launching in Europe: USB-C Docking Station with Power Delivery and Extra Display Support

Plugable’s new USB-C Docking Station has already generated excited reviews from USB-C laptop users in the USA who had been previously hunting for a great USB-C Docking Station solution. It’s now finally shipping with both UK and EU power plugs in the box. This version with UK and EU power adapters is available from Amazon […]

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New Plugable Bluetooth Headset Supports Both Calling and Virtual Assistant Features

Launching today for just $19.95 (USA), the Plugable Bluetooth Headset supports all standard Bluetooth headset calling features plus one-button access to Siri, Google Now, and other Voice Assistants. Support for voice control of devices is ubiquitous these days. It came to popularity with Siri when the iPhone 4S was unveiled along with iOS 5. Now […]

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Windows 7 Won’t Update? Here’s What to Do

Like Windows XP before it, Windows 7 has proven to be a reliable and steadfast platform with many users reluctant to upgrade to newer versions. Even over a year after the end of mainstream support for Windows 7 by Microsoft, web traffic statistics site StatCounter reports that over 40% of users are still using Windows 7, […]

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Plugable’s Editors’ Choice Winning USB-C Triple Display Docking Station is Shipping

If you have a USB-C Macbook or other compatible USB-C laptop or tablet, the Plugable Ultimate Dock — first revealed as a Kickstarter last year, winner of a Laptop Magazine’s Editors’ Choice Award — is finally hitting the market. For laptops with USB-C ports and USB-C’s new optional Power Delivery and Alternate Mode graphics features, […]

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Plugable’s Thunderbolt™ 3 Dual Display Adapters Are Shipping

It’s now possible to connect two 4K monitors to a PC at full 60Hz via Intel’s exciting new Thunderbolt™ 3 technology. Certified Thunderbolt 3 Dual Display Adapters from Plugable with this capability are shipping today. Note that only specific Thunderbolt 3 PCs have dual display support, so you’ll need to check your PC model before […]

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The First Universal USB-C Docking Station with Alternate Mode and Power Delivery Support

Finally, a comprehensive docking solution for Macbook 2015 / 2016 users that works across platforms with the Chromebook Pixel 2 and compatible USB-C Windows systems. The Plugable UD-CA1 is the first universal docking station for Mac, Windows, and Chrome OS with Alternate Mode HDMI video output and 60 Watts of Power Delivery (PD) — available […]

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