Category Archives: News

Using the Plugable USB-BT4LE Bluetooth Adapter with the Raspberry Pi

UPDATE: This blog post was written for an earlier version of Raspian. For Jessie, the current version, please see this blog post. . Using a Bluetooth adapter with your Raspberry Pi opens up a whole new world of possibilities. You can connect a Bluetooth keyboard a mouse, send music to Bluetooth headphones or music receiver, […]

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Using Microsoft Windows Easy Transfer Software for Upgrading to a Windows 7 or 8 Computer

Editor’s Note: For owners of the Plugable Windows Transfer Cable, we no longer recommend using the Microsoft Windows Easy Transfer Software mentioned in this post. Instead, we recommend using the Bravura Easy Computer Sync software that comes with the Plugable Windows Transfer cable. It works between all Windows versions XP and higher, both 32- and […]

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Troubleshooting the Plugable USB-BT4LE Bluetooth Adapter in Windows

EDITOR’S NOTE: This page is now deprecated. Please see our new basic troubleshooting page and advanced troubleshooting page. Plugable’s USB-BT4LE Bluetooth 4.0 USB adapter offers a wide range of possibilities for expanding the usefulness of your computer. You can listen through headphones, connect a Bluetooth keyboard or mouse, transfer photos from your smart phone, and […]

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Plugable PL2303-DB9 USB Serial Adapter Troubleshooting in Windows

The Plugable USB serial adapter allows you to connect legacy devices that use RS232 serial communications to computers that do not have a serial port. Although this usually works well, a number of problems can crop up because many of the devices people want to connect are older devices with various issues. A frequent problem […]

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Plugable Launches the USB-C3T USB 3-Port Charging Station

With so many USB devices such as phones and tablets needing wall wart style adapters to charge, it is very easy to run out of power outlets. The USB-C3T can help solve the dwindling wall outlets conundrum by offering an additional 3 USB charging ports. In addition, it’s small size and lengthy cable make it […]

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Easy Way to Use Bluetooth to Exchange Files with Your Phone in Windows – Fsquirt Guide

Exchanging files with your phone through Bluetooth in Windows 7 and above is not straightforward, and a number of users have contacted the Plugable support team looking for an easy way to do this. Fortunately, these versions of Windows come preinstalled with a program called “fsquirt” that fulfills this need. Here is how to use […]

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Plugable USB 3.0 7 Port Hub Firmware History

This article is no longer relevant. We have a newer hub firmware update. See our Mid-2014 Hub Firmware update for the latest info. Customers purchasing Plugable hubs after 9/2013 should not need to worry about firmware updates. Firmware versions on hubs shipping after September 2013 on all Plugable hubs have no known issues with Linux, […]

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