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Plugable USB Ethernet Adapters – Driver Updates with Windows 8.1 Upgrade

Q: What actions are needed for installing Plugable USB Ethernet adapters when upgrading to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8? Note: these instructions only apply to traditional Intel/AMD based Windows, not Windows RT A: When upgrading from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, if you have our USB2-E100, it is supported with no additional actions needed as […]

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Plugable BT-STAND Delivers Superior Audio Quality and Great Battery Life

The new Plugable Bluetooth Speaker Stand puts out at least four times more sound than the iPad’s built-in speakers. Testing with a dB meter clearly shows how and why the BT-STAND sounds so much better than the tiny speakers in most phones and tablets. Maximum dB and Frequency Response Testing Methodology: How we measured dB: […]

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Plugable Launches Adapter to Enable Charging on Any Powered USB Port

It’s frustrating, but many devices won’t charge on a powered USB port the way you’d expect. This includes most Apple, Samsung, and Google phones and tablets. This is because the phone must choose how much power to pull, and by the original USB spec devices are supposed to only draw 100mA at first. They can […]

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Plugable Launches New Bluetooth Wireless Speaker with Integrated Tablet/Phone Stand

Have you ever wanted to watch a movie or listen to music on your tablet or phone, only to be frustrated by the awful sound from the tiny built-in speakers? Plugable has got you covered! The BT-Stand, our new Bluetooth wireless speaker, delivers surprisingly rich and resonant sound, while doubling as a stand for your […]

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DisplayLink Apple Mac OS X 2.1 Beta now available

DisplayLink has released a beta of their new version 2.1 drivers (Sept, 2013) for Apple Mac OS X 10.6 – 10.9. This new 2.1 driver has many improvements over the previous Mac OS X version 2.0 drivers (March, 2013). In short, it’s a must-have install for Mac users on 10.8.5 and earlier. It supports all […]

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New Plugable USB 3.0 Universal Docking Station (with Dual Monitor Support)

We’re excited to announce the launch of our newest UD-3900 USB 3.0 Universal Laptop / Tablet docking station, adding an additional HDMI port to our UD-3000 docking station, currently the #1 selling Laptop Docking Station on Amazon.com. Using DisplayLink’s top-of-the-line DL-3900 chipset, this unit offers all the functionality the DisplayLink chip has to offer, plus […]

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