Category Archives: News

A SATA Hard Drive Dock with 10 Gbps USB 3.1 Performance and Backward Compatibility (Both USB-C and USB-A)

Today we are excited to introduce the Plugable USBC-SATA-V Vertical Hard Drive Dock – the highest performance solution available today for accessing your 2.5″ and 3.5″ SATA drives. Our newest addition to the popular Plugable hard drive dock family is a robust single-bay vertical design with easy install that requires no additional hardware or drivers. […]

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Tiny, Powerful New Plugable Docking Station Fits on the Back of Your Monitor

Add functionality to your laptop without cluttering your desk. Plugable is proud to introduce our first USB docking station that can support a 4K display and is VESA mountable. The Plugable UD-5900 USB 3.0 4K Aluminum Mini Docking Station with Dual Video Outputs is small enough to fit in your hand or mount on the […]

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Finally, a Consumer-Class DNA Microscope

REDMOND, WASHINGTON April 1, 2016 – The cost of DNA sequencing has been dropping quickly, now reaching the $1000 price point. But these techniques don’t really give us visibility into what DNA and related biological processes look like. Plugable Technologies, which manufactures the most popular consumer class microscope sold on Amazon, revealed today their solution […]

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Introducing Plugable’s New USB 3.0 Graphics Adapter with Audio for 2K/1080P Displays

We are excited to introduce the Plugable USB 3.0 to HDMI Video Graphics Adapter with Audio for Multiple Monitors – the newest member of our USB 3.0 graphics family! Our new 2K HDMI adapter is powered by the DisplayLink DL-3500 chipset with support for display resolutions up to 2560×1440 at 50Hz refresh rate, and 1080p […]

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An Editors’ Choice for Universal Docking Station

We’re proud to say that our Plugable UD-3900, which has been the top selling dock on Amazon throughout 2015 and 2016, has just received 4 stars and Editors’ Choice Award from Laptop Magazine. There are fewer independent tech sites doing in-depth reviews of products. It’s great to see Laptop Magazine (Part of Tom’s Guide) is […]

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Listen to Bluetooth Audio on Your Raspberry Pi 3, Pi Zero, or Earlier Pi

Editors Note: The instructions in this post are valid for Raspbian Jessie versions up to March 18, 2016. Bluetooth audio now works out of the box with the May 10, 2016 and later versions. See our post about it here. The Raspberry Pi is a handy little computer for so many uses, but Raspbian doesn’t […]

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Get Rid of Raspberry Pi Cables with Plugable Keyboards and Raspbian Jessie

The Raspberry Pi makes a great platform for everything from basic computing to automation and the Internet of Things (IoT), but wires and cabling are always a challenge when using it. Now you can dump that pesky keyboard cable with Plugable’s Bluetooth folding keyboards and Jessie, the latest version of the Pi’s Raspbian OS (kernel […]

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Tap the Power of IoT with a Raspberry Pi Bluetooth LE Gateway and Plugable USB Adapters

A missing piece in tapping the power of the Internet of Things (IoT) is a low-cost fixed gateway that can connect all the great home and business automation devices to the internet and the cloud. The Raspberry Pi is emerging as an ideal platform for this and Plugable adapters can help make it happen. Our […]

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New Plugable Transfer Cable Performs up to Three Times Faster with USB 3.0

The Plugable USB 2.0 Windows transfer cable, our top-selling product for helping users migrate data between Windows PCs over USB, is now available in a new edition that combines the convenience and reliability of the current cable with much faster USB 3.0 speeds. In tests here at Plugable, this new cable transferred data three times […]

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