Category Archives: Device Charging

Plugable’s USB-C Mini Dock with HDMI, USB 3.0 and Pass-Through Charging

As more systems are released with only Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C ports, we are left asking ourselves, “how do we connect all of our peripherals to our laptops if we only have USB-C ports?!” Existing solutions have either been expensive or had spotty compatibility. Plugable’s newest product is designed to solve this vexing problem: our […]

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Plugable USB Type-C Mini Dock with HDMI, USB 3.0 and Pass-Through Charging

Features Performance Plugable’s USB-C Mini Dock helps overcome the limited amount of USB-C ports on modern systems in order to provide a travel friendly docking solution for the functions that are most important to your workflow. Equipped with an HDMI 1.4 port, our Mini Dock can support an external monitor, TV or projector up to […]

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The New Plugable Travel Power Station (It’s a great charger at home, too!)

Have you ever forgotten your phone charger at a hotel? I know I have. It’s awfully frustrating to get home, unpack, and realize I have no way to charge my phone. All because the wall outlet in my hotel room was back behind the nightstand, tough to reach and easy to forget about. Combine a […]

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A Plugable Journey: 14 Days, Five Devices, One Camel, and Our PB-WA5K Power Bank/Charger

Electronic gear is essential for travel these days, but keeping that gear charged on the road can quickly turn into a hopeless mess of cables and chargers.  I recently got ready for a 14-day adventure to Barcelona and then on to Marrakech where severe luggage limitations (can you say Ryanair?) demanded reduction to an absolute minimum.  Plugable […]

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Upgrade the USB Charging Capabilities of Your Car

Your car may have enough cup holders but USB charging ports are often scarce. With our new Plugable USB-C3C, we’ve packed 3 USB smart charging ports into a beautiful cup-sized charger that sits in any cup holder and gets power from your existing 12V accessory socket / cigarette lighter. With so many devices in your […]

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USB Stock Chargers, Dedicated Multi-Port Chargers, or Charge & Sync Hubs. What’s Best for Me?

In today’s world of mass portable devices with USB connectivity, charging should be as simple as plug and play. Unfortunately, it’s not that easy. Take me for example. On my desk I’ve got a Google Nexus 5, Dell Venue 8 Pro, Apple iPhone 4, and several generations of iPad. Each one came with a completely […]

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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 Launching Kickstarter for the Pro8 Docking Station with Charging for the Dell Venue 8 Pro on Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Update: November 17th, 2014 – Now available on Amazon US and CA! See our product page for information and links to purchase. Update: October 30th, 2014 – Take a look at our latest updates on Kickstarter. Update: August 8th, 2014 – Where Can I Get One? There has been a flood of inquiries to where […]

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New Plugable 5-Port Smart USB Charging Station

A USB Charger with better compatibility, more power, and lower cost. With so many USB devices such as phones and tablets needing wall wart style adapters to charge, it is easy to run out of power outlets. Buying spare or replacement device-specific chargers for each one is an expensive mess. The Plugable USB-C5T can help […]

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Device Charging Rates

Plugable does extensive testing to determine which devices charge at what rates on our chargers and charging capable hubs. This turns out to be important, because USB charging is not (yet) well standardized, and results vary by device. If you’re looking for a charger, our data on charging rates will tell you exactly how much […]

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