Category Archives: News

New USB 3.0 Hub Combines Power and Speed

“It’s a hub.” –Brian Marshall The quotation above comes from a review of one of Plugable’s self-powered hubs. It implies that there’s not much that can be said about a hub. But at Plugable somehow we end up having a lot of long discussions about hubs and their features (it is a fun place to […]

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Plugable’s 7 Port USB Hub Gets Upgrades

We’re happy to announce the the Plugable USB2-HUB-AG7 seven-port hub with three-amp power supply is back in stock. One of Plugable’s goals is to continuously improve our products based on customer feedback. Manufacturing took a little extra time with this batch to implement some important changes. Tighter Fit The biggest change we made was to […]

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Switcheroo! Cool Uses of a USB Switch

The best thing about interacting with customers–beyond the joy that comes from helping people solve problems–is learning the ways they’re using our products, especially when they come up with purposes beyond any we ever envisioned. Here are two examples of novel uses of the Plugable USB2-SWITCH2 USB 2.0 switch for one-button swapping of a USB device […]

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UGA-165 Graphics Adapter Now $49.95

We’re happy to announce that we’ve been able to lower the everyday price of the Plugable UGA-165 USB 2.0 graphics adapter by $5 to $49.95. This price drop is made possible thanks to our loyal customers. Because of your growing demand for our products, we were able to manufacture a larger lot of UGA-165s (http://plugable.com/products/uga-165) […]

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The $50 Thin Client

Imagine if you could easily share one computer with a whole class, your whole family, the whole office. We believe this makes a lot of sense. It saves a lot of time and money. It lowers the environmental impact of computing. The way we can make this truly compelling is with low cost USB thin […]

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Plugable’s New Tiny, Cutting-Edge USB 3.0 Graphics Adapter

The next generation of USB graphics adapters is here! We’re excited to announce that the Plugable USB 3.0 HDMI / DVI Graphics Adapter is launching today — simultaneously available and shipping to customers the USA, UK, and 26 additional EU countries (USA buyers order on Amazon.com, UK/EU buyers from Amazon.co.uk). This new adapter is a […]

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Plugable USB 2.0 Universal Laptop Docking Station Now $79

Our Plugable USB 2.0 Universal Laptop Docking Station adds an extra monitor, speakers, microphone, 10/100 Ethernet interface, and 4 AC powered USB ports to any brand of PC. All with a simple USB 2.0 cable back to the PC or laptop. All this functionality is delivered in a fully integrated, elegant “sail” case. The most […]

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Charging Your iPad or iPhone with a USB Hub

12/3/2012 Apple’s new devices with the 8/9 pin lightning connector is now BC 1.1 compatible! We now have a 4 port USB hub that charges these new devices with or without a PC. Older 30-pin connector devices are not compatible. See below for them. “The only reason I bought this was that my computer’s USB […]

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Unleash the Easy Transfer Cable

With the introduction of Windows 8.1, this information is out of date. For upgrading to a Windows 8.1 computer using the Bravura Easy Computer Sync software, see here. For using the Windows Easy Transfer software to upgrade to a Windows 7 or 8 computer, see here. The simplest way to move files from one PC […]

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Go the Distance: The USB2-5M Extension Cable

Sometimes the USB cable that comes with a device is just too short. Maybe you have a non-networkable printer or scanner that you need to set up across the room–or in a different room altogether–than the connected computer is located. Perhaps you’re mounting a USB device like a webcam or speakers high on the wall but […]

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