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Plugable’s New Combination USB Power Bank and Wall Charger

We already have several great USB chargers and USB power banks on the market today, but we wanted to offer a new and unique product that combined the best of both worlds. We’re excited to announce our new PB-WA5K 2-port USB 5,000mAh power bank and AC wall outlet pass-through smart charger. We wanted it to […]

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The New and Improved Plugable USB2-MICRO-250X Digital Microscope

We have received overwhelming positive feedback from schools, hobbyists and awesome parents making science a lot more interesting to their children with the USB2-MICRO-200X. So you might ask, why improve on something that is already a favorite with the customers? The answer is simple: Because we knew it could be better! The USB2-MICRO-250X boasts improvements […]

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Connecting your existing USB devices to a new USB-C laptop or tablet

Plugable USBC-AF3 Adapter shown connecting a Plugable USB3-HUB3ME hub + Ethernet adapter to a MacBook. One of the wonderful things about USB has been backwards compatibility. You can take a USB 1.1 device like a mouse from 15 years ago, plug into any computer today, and it will work. The new USB Type C connector […]

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Kickstarter for Plugable Ultimate USB-C Dock Passes 5K in 24 hours

The Plugable Ultimate USB-C Dock has over $5K in backing in 24 hours on Kickstarter. USB-C will be the biggest story in how we connect things to computers over the coming years. It supports simultaneous charging and device connectivity in ways that previous USB connectors could not. But a laptop, tablet, or phone with just […]

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A Bluetooth Keyboard that’s More Portable and Durable

Plugable’s Bluetooth Folding Keyboard just launched. It aspires to be the perfect portable keyboard for your phone. The best possible Bluetooth keyboard would be one that’s compatible – a standard Bluetooth keyboard that also supports the special keys and codes of Windows, iOS, and Android systems. It would be portable so you could fold it […]

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Using Easy Computer Sync to Transfer Data to a Second Drive on Your New Computer

Many recent computers combine a small, speedy solid-state drive (SSD) for system files with a larger, slower hard disk for data files. This can pose a problem when migrating from an older computer using the Plugable Windows Transfer cable because the data files and operating system files should go to two different drives. In some […]

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DisplayLink Launches Support for Android 5.0 and Higher Docking

For the first time, you can mirror the display of a supported Android device onto a monitor or TV through the device’s USB port, using a newly-released driver by display chip maker DisplayLink. The driver works for adapters or docking stations using DisplayLink’s chips that are attached to tablets and smartphones running Android version 5.0 […]

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Plugable’s Line of USB-C Products

With the announcement of the USB Type-C connector last year, everything changed. A reversible, universal, multi-mode, charging, up to 10Gb/s data cable? Yes please! This blows any other connection standard out of the water. You can imagine a utopian future where all computers have standardized on USB type-C ports. In recent months, we’re finally starting to […]

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Quick Fix for Problems Using Bluetooth and Blueman from the Raspberry Pi Raspbian Desktop

Bluetooth and Raspberry Pi are a natural combination, allowing your Pi to communicate wirelessly with devices like our Bluetooth home automation switch. However, recent versions of Raspian have had permission issues that won’t let ordinary users open Blueman, the desktop Bluetooth program, without being root. Fortunately, the solution is easy: just add the current user […]

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