Author Archives: Bernie Thompson

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Finally, a Consumer-Class DNA Microscope

REDMOND, WASHINGTON April 1, 2016 – The cost of DNA sequencing has been dropping quickly, now reaching the $1000 price point. But these techniques don’t really give us visibility into what DNA and related biological processes look like. Plugable Technologies, which manufactures the most popular consumer class microscope sold on Amazon, revealed today their solution […]

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An Editors’ Choice for Universal Docking Station

We’re proud to say that our Plugable UD-3900, which has been the top selling dock on Amazon throughout 2015 and 2016, has just received 4 stars and Editors’ Choice Award from Laptop Magazine. There are fewer independent tech sites doing in-depth reviews of products. It’s great to see Laptop Magazine (Part of Tom’s Guide) is […]

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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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Massive New 97-Port USB Type-C Hub Shows Plugable’s Engineering Prowess

USB’s new Type C connector is amazing. It’s reversible (like the Apple Lightning cable), it replaces both the iconic USB Type A connector and Type B, it’s forward and backward compatible with USB 3.1 down to USB 1.1, capable of 10 Gbps (more in the future), and can deliver up to 100W in either direction […]

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Hands-On With USB-C on the Chromebook Pixel 2

This has been an exciting week with the launch of Apple’s new Macbook with a single USB-C port (technically USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C). Then just a day later Google announces their Google Chromebook Pixel 2 2015 — shipping immediately with several useful USB-C accessories. So we had to get our hands on one and show […]

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