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Perfect your Pi with a Plethora of Plugable Products!

Readers of this blog probably need no introduction to the incredible Raspberry Pi. Introduced in 2013 to teach computer science in developing countries, it has sold over eight million units while blossoming as a simple, yet powerful platform for hobbyists, businesses, and students around the world. The Pi has been steadily improving, and the newest […]

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Plugable Launches USB-IF Certified USB-C to USB-C Cable

There has been a lot of press lately about the potential dangers of using uncertified USB-C cables. Amazon, who rarely gets involved with policing technology issues, has even made moves to stop sales of non-compliant cables. But unfortunately there have been few fully USB-IF certified cables to choose from. As a leader in higher-end USB […]

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A SATA Hard Drive Dock with 10 Gbps USB 3.1 Performance and Backward Compatibility (Both USB-C and USB-A)

Today we are excited to introduce the Plugable USBC-SATA-V Vertical Hard Drive Dock – the highest performance solution available today for accessing your 2.5″ and 3.5″ SATA drives. Our newest addition to the popular Plugable hard drive dock family is a robust single-bay vertical design with easy install that requires no additional hardware or drivers. […]

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Tiny, Powerful New Plugable Docking Station Fits on the Back of Your Monitor

Add functionality to your laptop without cluttering your desk. Plugable is proud to introduce our first USB docking station that can support a 4K display and is VESA mountable. The Plugable UD-5900 USB 3.0 4K Aluminum Mini Docking Station with Dual Video Outputs is small enough to fit in your hand or mount on the […]

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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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Introducing Plugable’s New USB 3.0 Graphics Adapter with Audio for 2K/1080P Displays

We are excited to introduce the Plugable USB 3.0 to HDMI Video Graphics Adapter with Audio for Multiple Monitors – the newest member of our USB 3.0 graphics family! Our new 2K HDMI adapter is powered by the DisplayLink DL-3500 chipset with support for display resolutions up to 2560×1440 at 50Hz refresh rate, and 1080p […]

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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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Listen to Bluetooth Audio on Your Raspberry Pi 3, Pi Zero, or Earlier Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a handy little computer for so many uses, but Raspbian doesn’t come already set up for listening to audio over Bluetooth headphones or speakers. However, it’s not hard to do, it’s a lot of fun, and it works!. As I’m writing this, I’m listening to 40s Big Band music on my […]

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Get Rid of Raspberry Pi Cables with Plugable Keyboards and Raspbian Jessie

The Raspberry Pi makes a great platform for everything from basic computing to automation and the Internet of Things (IoT), but wires and cabling are always a challenge when using it. Now you can dump that pesky keyboard cable with Plugable’s Bluetooth folding keyboards and Jessie, the latest version of the Pi’s Raspbian OS (kernel […]

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Tap the Power of IoT with a Raspberry Pi Bluetooth LE Gateway and Plugable USB Adapters

A missing piece in tapping the power of the Internet of Things (IoT) is a low-cost fixed gateway that can connect all the great home and business automation devices to the internet and the cloud. The Raspberry Pi is emerging as an ideal platform for this and Plugable adapters can help make it happen. Our […]

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