Category Archives: News

Plugable’s Powerful New Speakers

Bluetooth wireless technology has slowly taken over the audio world. You’re now far more likely to use your smartphone as a music source than any other device. This is great in theory, but unfortunately most Bluetooth speakers are small portable units that, while convenient, don’t put out the best quality audio. It’s not their fault, […]

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The New 2016 MacBook Pros & Plugable’s Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C Products [Updated]

Everyone at Plugable has been excited to see the release of Apple’s new MacBook lineup, with the MacBook Pro making the leap to USB-C and Thunderbolt™ 3. All of the new 2016 MacBook Pros will offer between 2 and 4 Thunderbolt 3-enabled USB-C ports including support for host charging. Our new 2016 MacBook Pro arrived […]

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Plugable suggests DisplayLink users wait on macOS Sierra Upgrade [Updated]

On September 20, 2016, Apple released a new operating system, macOS Sierra (10.12), and as with all other operating system upgrades while there can be exciting new features, there is also the potential for new issues with existing hardware and software. Update 3/29/17: With the release of Sierra 10.12.4, behavior continues to improve; the blank […]

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Plugable’s New Thunderbolt™ 3 cables

Today Plugable is releasing the latest additions to our growing line of Thunderbolt™ 3 products: our 40 GB 0.5 meter (TBT3-40G50CM), 20 GB 1 meter (TBT3-20G1M), and 20 GB 2 meter (TBT3-20G2M) Thunderbolt 3 cables. Our new line of three Thunderbolt 3 cables allows for the connection of all types of Thunderbolt 3, USB, and […]

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Serious Computing Anywhere with Plugable’s Bluetooth Keyboards and Mouse

These days, when a typical smartphone or tablet packs more computing power than a five-year-old desktop, lugging around a laptop to work on the road just seems wrong. But stabbing at an on-screen keyboard and navigating text or spreadsheets without a mouse is frustrating and agonizingly slow. What if you could bring along a compact, […]

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Plugable’s New USB Studio Microphone: Professional Sound Quality, Great Value

Ready to step up from your smart phone or webcam microphone to fantastic sound? Plugable’s new USB cardioid condenser microphone is the perfect choice for podcasts, home studios, voice-overs, and many other applications. Offering professional capabilities in a very reasonably-priced package, its high quality A/D converter C-Media chipset captures crisp, high-fidelity audio from 20 Hz […]

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Pocket-sized SSD Performance Up to 10Gbps with Plugable USB-C to SATA Adapter Cable

USB-C’s high power and throughput enable an elegant and portable single-cable solution for connecting SATA drives. Today Plugable adds another member to our growing lineup of USB-C products: the Plugable USBC-SATA24 USB-C to SATA Adapter Cable. The USBC-SATA24 is a simple adapter cable that connects your 5V SATA solid state drive (SSD) or 2.5″ hard disk […]

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Extend Your Reach with Plugable’s USB 3.0 Powered Extension Cables

Plugable’s new USB 3.0 cables maximize compatibility over long distances The new Plugable USB3-5M and Plugable USB3-10M make extending USB 3.0 connectivity over longer distances viable with several major improvements: We upgraded these cables to USB 3.0 specifications to meet the performance and power requirements of complex USB 3.0 devices. We include an AC power adapter […]

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Can’t Live Without My Plugable Headset

The other night I was frantically searching for something I thought I would never need: my Plugable Bluetooth headset. Headsets are a class of objects I’d always disdained. We’ve all seen people walking around, seemingly talking to themselves, until we saw that thing sticking out from their ear like some cyborg from Star Trek. The […]

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update and Plugable Docking stations and USB Video adapters

Summary: Windows 10 Anniversary Update includes native support for DisplayLink technology and will automatically install the proper DisplayLink drivers for most users. If this process does not proceed as expected, drivers can be manually installed. Update 8/18/2016 – On a system with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update and a DisplayLink device, the ‘Duplicate’ or clone […]

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