Author Archives: Patric Neumann

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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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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Chrome OS Now Supports Certain USB Docking Stations

Important Update – 3/30/2017 – We have written an entirely new post in regard to Chrome OS support for our USB docking stations and video adapters. We are keeping the content in this post available for historical reference, but please see our latest information in regard to Chrome OS support here -> http://plugable.com/2017/03/22/chromebook-compatibility-with-plugable-usb-docking-stations-and-video-adapters-2017/ Original post: […]

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Chromebooks Gaining USB Multiple Monitor Support

Note: Google has disabled 3+ multi-monitor support while they finish the UI. See Google Chromium OS Issue 467193 for updates on Google’s status for enabling this support. Chrome OS has begun the process of supporting DisplayLink USB 2.0 devices, which will eventually enable USB docking stations and graphics adapters for Chromebook systems. For the moment, […]

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How to switch to USB Audio on Raspberry Pi (Model B/Raspbian Wheezy September 2014)

February 2016 Edit: The article below does not pertain to the newest February 2016 build of Jessie Raspbian! A lot of improvements where made and you can now switch and set your default audio input- as well as output device directly in the UI. Editing and saving .asoundrc in your home folder also works without […]

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OS X 10.10 “Yosemite” Ethernet Adapter Problems? We can help!

There has been a lot of buzz around upgrading to 10.10 and afterward having network related problems. This post will focus on our USB3-HUB3ME, USB3-E1000, USB2-E1000 and USB2-E100 Ethernet adapters, but we encourage you to apply the concept of this content to troubleshoot other brands or similar network related issues. First, it is a good […]

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To 10.10 Yosemite, or not to 10.10 Yosemite, that is the Question:

There certainly has been a lot of speculation on how Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite will change the world and create a even better customer experience, but what does this mean for USB devices and more specifically, USB devices with drivers? With the bitter/sweet aftertaste of the Mavericks upgrade, Mac customers yet again are worrying […]

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Plugable Launches Small, Durable USB to Audio Adapter for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chromebook Systems

The new Plugable USB Audio Adapter is a compact, effortless solution for adding an external audio interface to nearly any computer or tablet. The adapter has separate standard 3.5mm receptacles for stereo headphones and microphones. It lets you easily USB enable your favorite analog headset or headphones, so you don’t need to compromise to get USB connectivity […]

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