When it comes to game consoles and handhelds, Nintendo has a history of using unusual and proprietary connections and storage for their products. For the Nintendo Switch, there is a rather refreshing use of widely-adopted standards. The Switch utilizes MicroSD cards for added storage, a venerable 3.5mm audio jack, the docking and charging port is […]
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This month Microsoft released the Creators Update to Windows 10. Among its many changes, it offers a few updates to how Bluetooth functions in Windows, as well as two new Bluetooth features. In this article, we’ll quickly go over the highlights so you can make the most of your Plugable Bluetooth adapter. New Bluetooth Interface […]
In an era of devices that offer so much simplicity, Bluetooth wireless technology blurs the line between complexity and simplicity in ways that many users don’t expect. Bluetooth once served a singular purpose of providing the functionality of a serial cable over a wireless connection, but has since evolved into so much more. How can […]
**Updated 2/22/2017** A growing number of Windows users are struggling to connect their PCs to Bose QuietComfort 35 headphones and other recently introduced high-end Bluetooth audio devices, due to enhancements designed to facilitate connectivity with phones and tablets. This blog post will examine the reasons behind these problems and offer step-by-step instructions for overcoming them […]
When Microsoft recently released the new Xbox One S, their slimmed-down version of the Xbox One, there were a couple important updates for PC gamers as well. The biggest change from a Plugable point-of-view was the addition of Bluetooth connectivity to the Xbox One S controller! For quite some time Xbox 360 and Xbox One […]
**Updated 05/15/2017** Updating Windows 7 is highly recommended for protecting against the threat of WannaCry, WannaCrypt, and Uiwix in Windows 7. 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 […]