Category Archives: News

Feature Image2

Bluetooth Audio in OpenELEC on the Raspberry Pi

OpenELEC is popular software that can turn your Raspberry Pi into dedicated media center. However, we often hear from disappointed customers who discover that OpenELEC’s developers intentionally rejected Bluetooth audio support. But it looks like this stance is softening and OpenELEC’s current beta version supports Bluetooth audio. It works great on the Pi2 with Plugable’s […]

Read More

main

Add a DVI Port to Your USB-C or Thunderbolt™ 3 System

Today Plugable is launching our USB-C to DVI “Alt Mode” adapter, the most recent addition in our family of USB-C graphics adapter and peripherals. The new USBC-DVI adapter adds a DVI output port on compatible systems with USB Type C “DisplayPort Alternate Mode” or Thunderbolt™ 3 technology to connect to displays with a DVI input. […]

Read More

Main

New Energy-Efficient Bluetooth® Travel Mouse

Mobile productivity can be hampered when relying on touch-based input such as touchscreens or trackpads. Many can get by using these input methods, but they’re less than ergonomic and never quite as efficient as using a standard mouse. Our new Bluetooth Travel Mouse increases productivity by adding a full-featured wireless mouse to your travel kit […]

Read More

Dell logo

Investigating USB-C Problems on Some Dell XPS and Precision Laptops

Summary: Based on information gathered while helping Plugable customers along with feedback from Dell owners on public forums, it appears some percentage of Dell USB-C systems are exhibiting unstable USB data I/O over their USB-C port. Update 7/14/2016 – We have had several confirmed cases where lowering the Power Output of the internal Wi-Fi adapter […]

Read More

photo_power_searcher

DisplayPort Output to Any TV, Monitor, or Projector

We are pleased to introduce several additions to Plugable’s complete line of DisplayPort adapters today. As more systems and graphics cards hit the market with DisplayPort, Mini DisplayPort, and Thunderbolt ports, a frequent question and challenge is how to connect DisplayPort outputs to existing HDMI, DVI or VGA capable monitors, TVs or projectors. Our new […]

Read More

callouts

Launching in Europe: USB-C Docking Station with Power Delivery and Extra Display Support

Plugable’s new USB-C Docking Station has already generated excited reviews from USB-C laptop users in the USA who had been previously hunting for a great USB-C Docking Station solution. It’s now finally shipping with both UK and EU power plugs in the box. This version with UK and EU power adapters is available from Amazon […]

Read More

1-in_use

New Plugable Bluetooth Headset Supports Both Calling and Virtual Assistant Features

Launching today for just $19.95 (USA), the Plugable Bluetooth Headset supports all standard Bluetooth headset calling features plus one-button access to Siri, Google Now, and other Voice Assistants. Support for voice control of devices is ubiquitous these days. It came to popularity with Siri when the iPhone 4S was unveiled along with iOS 5. Now […]

Read More

Windows 7 Patching Featured Image

Windows 7 Won’t Update? Here’s What to Do

Like Windows XP before it, Windows 7 has proven to be a reliable and steadfast platform with many users reluctant to upgrade to newer versions. Even over a year after the end of mainstream support for Windows 7 by Microsoft, web traffic statistics site StatCounter reports that over 40% of users are still using Windows 7, […]

Read More

Plugable’s Editors’ Choice Winning USB-C Triple Display Docking Station is Shipping

If you have a USB-C Macbook or other compatible USB-C laptop or tablet, the Plugable Ultimate Dock — first revealed as a Kickstarter last year, winner of a Laptop Magazine’s Editors’ Choice Award — is finally hitting the market. For laptops with USB-C ports and USB-C’s new optional Power Delivery and Alternate Mode graphics features, […]

Read More