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DisplayLink Releases New Windows Driver Version 7.2 M0

Yesterday DisplayLink released the latest driver v7.2 M0 for Windows. We’ve been testing it here at Plugable and so far the results are very positive. Among other things, we’re excited that it fixes a number of recent compatibility and performance issues found with Windows 8 Metro apps. We recommend downloading this driver version for all […]

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Thanks for participating in our USB Microscope Contest!

Thanks to everyone that participated in our USB Microscope contest! We’ve selected two winners with the most number of correct guesses and contacted them to receive a free Plugable USB Microscope. We had a lot of good guesses, “really really old zombie skin” and “just turned zombie skin” were my personal favorites. If you’re curious, […]

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Plugable’s New USB Digital Microscope — Win One

The perfect gift for hobbyists, teachers and kids; this 2.0 Megapixel Digital Microscope allows you to view specimens collected around the house, backyard, your desk, or even the fridge. It comes with special software for Windows, but can also function with the same webcam software you’re used. It captures images and videos to display on […]

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Plugable Hub Charges iPhone 5 and iPad Mini Faster than Their Bundled Chargers

With the release of Apple’s iPhone 5 and iPad Mini and their new “Lightning” connector, we wondered if Apple would update the charging behavior of their devices. If you don’t recall or aren’t aware of the convoluted story behind charging Apple’s products (the 30-pin generation), here is a refresher from a post we published a […]

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Troubleshooting UD-3000 and UD-3900 display “monitor blank” issues

The UD-3000 docking station features DisplayLink’s DL-3700 chipset and the UD-3900 features the DL-3900 chipset. In both, these chipsets manage the USB 3.0 graphics, audio output and Gigabit Ethernet functions. The associated drivers are installed automatically from Windows Update if an internet connection is present when the docking station is first connected to the PC(a […]

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