Category Archives: News

Plugable Now Shipping to 27 Countries in Europe

In partnership with Amazon’s expanding European coverage, we’re happy to announce that several of our products are now available for order in the UK and 26 other countries in Europe, including Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Ireland, Portugal, Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, […]

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Plugable UGA-2K-A $57.50 (through July 4th)

We’re sorry, the UGA-2K-A has gone out of stock. ETA July 15, 2011 Through July 4th 2011, we’re temporarily lowering the price of our Plugable UGA-2K-A USB Graphics Adapter to $57.50 (normally $64.50). If you know how great 2 or 3 monitors are, and have wanted to add another (up to 6 on Windows; 4 […]

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New DisplayLink Driver Released for Mac OS X Lion (10.7)

[Update July 2011: Lion is now out! And DisplayLink has an updated beta 3 driver available at the same location as below. The final version of Lion unfortunately has introduced several significant issues with USB graphics. For the most up to date information, see our support forum at http://support.plugable.com/plugable/topics/osx_lion_and_usb_2_0_display_adapter] DisplayLink has released an updated Mac […]

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DisplayLink Releases Beta of Windows Server Support (2003, 2008, 2008 R2)

On Jan 1, 2011, DisplayLink released the first beta of their version 5.6 Windows drivers. The most significant feature in this release is Windows Server support: Windows Server 2003 (32-bit only – same as DisplayLink’s XP drivers) Windows Server 2008 (32/64-bit) Windows Server 2008 R2 and derivatives like Windows Multipoint Server 2011 (64-bit, since R2 […]

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DisplayLink Releases New 5.5 M1 Windows Driver

This release is especially important for users of the latest nVidia drivers (versions later than 258.96) on Windows 7 and Vista, because these recent nVidia drivers conflict with earlier DisplayLink drivers in the area of DirectX functionality. We’re recommending that affected users download this latest DisplayLink 5.5 M1 (Dec 3, 2010) release or any later […]

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Two New DisplayLink USB Graphics Adapters

[Update: We’ve been able to lower the price on our UGA-165, and will be discontinuing the USB-VGA-165 and the UGA-125.] The UGA-165 delivers resolutions up 1920×1080 / 1600×1200 over both analog (VGA) and digital (DVI) connections using DisplayLink’s most cost-effective mid-range DL-165 chip, now at a lower price. We’re filling out our line of DisplayLink […]

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Apple iPad iOS 4.2 Breaks USB/SD Connection Kits and Other Devices

Apple’s iPad iOS 4.2 update this week has broken functionality with iPad Connection Kits and other USB-based devices, including ours. Things that worked with iOS 3.2 may fail with the message “Cannot Use Device – The connected USB device requires too much power” on 4.2. The root cause appears to be that Apple lowered the […]

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Plugable’s New 10-Port USB 2.0 Hub

A lot of USB hubs end up looking like a porcupine on your desk – wires going in all directions. So we’re excited to launch a hub with a lots of expandability (10 ports), but with a simple and clean design. Full USB 2.0/1.1 performance and compatibility. No compromises. Works on all platforms with no […]

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Happy Birthday Plugable!

Plugable Technologies brought its first product to market a year ago this month. We’re humbled by and extremely appreciative of the more than 2000 customers we’ve served since then. Thank you!! As a way of celebrating, we’re dropping prices on two of our lead products, just for a limited time from now until September 30th. […]

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Plugable Open Source Hardware Samples Program

From time to time Plugable has extra test hardware around our labs. Rather than have it gather dust, we’d like to send it out to the open source community to help foster driver development. We know how much work open source driver development is — getting hardware should be the easiest part of it. So […]

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