Category Archives: Android

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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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Bluetooth® Wireless Stereo Audio Receiver with USB Charging

With the new Bluetooth Audio Receiver, you don’t have to change your setup to wirelessly transmit music to your home stereo. The unit plugs into any standard wall outlet and contains one standard 3.5mm audio output that can be hooked into any auxiliary audio port, such as the one commonly found on the back of […]

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Understanding Bluetooth® Wireless Audio

Before the start of the millennium, the cellular mobile phone was relatively new. Laptops were large and heavy, the PDA (Personal Digital Assistant for the uninitiated) was just about to arrive on the scene, and the Apple Newton was about the closest thing there was to a smartphone. Bluetooth wireless technology was conceived in this […]

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Learn about Bluetooth® wireless technology

At Plugable we love connecting things. Our USB products do that with reliable wired connections and we want to provide you with products that do the same for your Bluetooth wireless devices. We want to help connect your smartphone, computer and all of the Internet of Things (IoT) goodies coming to the marketplace. Bluetooth is […]

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DisplayLink Launches Support for Android 5.0 and Higher Docking

For the first time, you can mirror the display of a supported Android device onto a monitor or TV through the device’s USB port, using a newly-released driver by display chip maker DisplayLink. The driver works for adapters or docking stations using DisplayLink’s chips that are attached to tablets and smartphones running Android version 5.0 […]

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Nexus 7 First Gen (2012) Upgrade to Andriod 5.0 (Lollipop) Breaks USB-Ethernet Support

Update: The latest Android version update for the Nexus 7 first gen (2012), version 5.1.1, has resolved this issue. If this version is not yet available over-the-air (OTA) for your tablet, you can download and install it manually from Google’s factory image website here. Use the “nakasi” image for regular WiFi devices, and “nagasig” for […]

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Plugable USB Audio Adapter

Features Two 3.5mm premium audio input and output ports C-Media HS 100B Chip for widest compatibility Transform your existing 3.5 mm stereo headphones, headset, speakers, or microphone into a USB device Leave connected to a USB hub or dock for easy access Bypass a faulty sound card or audio port Replace any broken USB audio […]

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Plugable USB 2.0 7-Port Hub with 60W Power Adapter

Features Standard USB 2.0 7 Port Hub with 60W Power Adapter and support for the BC 1.2 charging standard Full compatibility with all USB 2.0/1.1 devices at highest native speeds (480/12/1.5 Mbps) No driver required on any platform: Works with all USB hosts and standard USB 2.0 hubs Fast Charging only with BC 1.2 compatible […]

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Plugable USB 2.0 MicroSD Card Reader for Phone, Laptop, and Tablet

Plugable’s USB2-OTGTF enables using a single MicroSD card on devices with both full-size USB and micro USB connectors. This allows users to swap a single storage device between a wide array of devices like most popular Android phones and tablets– even those lacking MicroSD slots like– as well as traditional notebook and desktop PC’s. If […]

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Plugable Launches New 10-Port USB Hub Family

Plugable has had the top-selling 10-port USB 2.0 hub on Amazon for over 3 years — much of that time in the “top 100” of all electronics. And over that period, we made many large and small improvements responding to customer feedback. That’s made the Plugable USB2-HUB10S a proven, rock-solid solution for giving your USB-capable […]

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