Category Archives: Mac


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 9/30/16: Apple’s pre-release update to Sierra (“10.12.1 Beta 2”) improves many of the […]

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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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Plugable DisplayPort and Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Passive Adapters

Features Our DisplayPort and Mini DisplayPort passive display adapters enable you to connect HDMI, DVI and VGA monitors, TVs, and projectors to your laptop, desktop, or tablet PC with a Dual-Mode (DP++) capable DisplayPort or Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt output. Passive adapters (also known as “level-shifters” or “Type 1” adapters) rely on the DisplayPort of the host […]

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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 […]

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The First Universal USB-C Docking Station with Alternate Mode and Power Delivery Support

Finally, a comprehensive docking solution for Macbook 2015 / 2016 users that works across platforms with the Chromebook Pixel 2 and compatible USB-C Windows systems. The Plugable UD-CA1 is the first universal docking station for Mac, Windows, and Chrome OS with Alternate Mode HDMI video output and 60 Watts of Power Delivery (PD) — available […]

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Plugable USB-C Docking Station with Power Delivery / Charging

Product Description Learn more The Plugable UD-CA1 dramatically increases the functionality, usability, and flexibility of supported USB-C systems like the 12″ Retina MacBook. Power up your productivity with the ability to add an external HDMI display while simultaneously providing up to 60W of power to charge your system and expanding your connectivity with Ethernet, audio […]

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Plugable USB-C 3-Port Hub with Pass-Through Charging

Features Simultaneous charging and data for supported USB-C systems (see below “Compatibility”) Single USB-C input for USB-C Power Delivery charger, uses VIA VL100 for USB PD negotiation Three USB-A 3.0 ports for connecting USB accessories Slim aluminum design perfect for travel Built-in 6 inch USB-C cable with aluminum shell Features single VIA VL813 USB 3.0 […]

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Plugable USB 3.1 Type-C to DisplayPort Adapter Cable

Product Description The Plugable USBC-DP adapter cable enables DisplayPort displays to be connected to a computer via a USB-C port which supports “DisplayPort Alternate Mode” (Alt Mode) such as the Apple 12″ Retina MacBook 2015/2016, the Chromebook Pixel 2015, Dell XPS 2016, Lenovo P50 & P70, and many upcoming systems based on the Intel Skylake/Alpine […]

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Plugable USB-C Triple Display Docking Station with DisplayLink USB Graphics, Alt Mode Video Output, and PD Charging

Note: If considering an upgrade to macOS Sierra (10.12), please read our blog post here about why we suggest waiting to install if possible. Product Description Learn more USB 3.1 Type-C is set to revolutionize connectivity. We’ve designed our USB-C Triple Display Docking Station to showcase what this new standard is capable of with flexibility […]

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