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The new Plugable USB 3.0 SATA Lay-flat Dock with support for UASP, 4TB+ drives, and market leading USB 3.0 performance

Plugable’s new USB 3.0 lay-flat external SATA hard drive docking station focuses on cutting-edge performance, compatibility, and design. Featuring easy USB host and SATA drive compatibility, it comes with the latest ASMedia 1053 chipset, featuring capabilities including: Automatic, driverless compatibility with all computing devices which already support USB flash drives or USB hard drives. Full […]

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Plugable USB 3.0 SATA Lay Flat Hard Drive Dock

Universal hard disk or solid state drive docking station supports latest UASP high speed transfer protocol and large “Advanced Format” drives. Minimize time spent waiting for backups and in data recovery scenarios with USB 3.0 SuperSpeed connection to PC- also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 systems. Supports both 2.5″ and 3.5″ drives.

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Troubleshooting Windows Easy Transfer connection issues with the USB Windows Transfer Cable

Notice: The information in this post in out of date because in Windows 8.1, Microsoft has removed support for the transfer cable in their Windows Easy Transfer program. Instead, please use the Bravura Easy Computer Sync program that is included with your purchase of the Plugable Easy Transfer cable. Instructions for doing that are on […]

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Latest Technology for Up To 8 Monitors on Windows

Plugable is excited to be launching our new Plugable UGA-3000 USB 3.0 / 2.0 to VGA / DVI / HDMI Adapter for Multiple Monitors on Windows. It’s available today in the USA from Amazon.com and 27 countries in Europe, through Amazon.co.uk. It’s basically the USB 3.0 version of our most popular USB 2.0 adapter, the […]

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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 UD-3000 Firmware Upgrade (for Windows 8)

Update 12/24/2012 – All Plugable UD-3000 Universal Laptop Docking Stations purchased from Amazon after Dec 24, 2012 already have the update mentioned in this article. If you purchased after that date, please skip this article. Email support@plugable.com anytime if you’re having trouble with any Plugable product. Thanks! A nice thing about the Plugable UD-3000 USB […]

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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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VIA VL811 USB 3.0 Hub Firmware Upgrade

2.8.13:This post is no longer current Please refer to our newer post Plugable USB 3.0 Hub Firmware Upgrades VIA Labs has released a new firmware version for their VL811 USB 3.0 hub chipset. A primary feature is a work around for issues on Mac OS X 10.8 systems, where USB storage devices would disconnect unexpectedly […]

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