Category Archives: Laptop Dock


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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An Editors’ Choice for Universal Docking Station

We’re proud to say that our Plugable UD-3900, which has been the top selling dock on Amazon throughout 2015 and 2016, has just received 4 stars and Editors’ Choice Award from Laptop Magazine. There are fewer independent tech sites doing in-depth reviews of products. It’s great to see Laptop Magazine (Part of Tom’s Guide) is […]

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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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Chrome OS Now Supports Certain USB Docking Stations

USB docking stations have become extremely popular on Windows. With a single USB cable back to your PC, they provide an all-in-one solution for an extra display, wired network, audio, and several powered USB ports. Basically everything you’d typically want to turn your laptop or tablet into a powerful desktop replacement. Six months ago we […]

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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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DisplayLink Releases Updated Mac Driver (v2.4 Beta 1)

Update 11/12/2015: DisplayLink has released a new beta version driver, 2.5 beta2 in their continuing effort to improve the driver and workaround some of the limitations of Mac OS X 10.9,10.10 and 10.11 The driver links in this post have been updated to reflect the availability of this driver Update 7/7/2015: The 2.4 code set […]

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The Mystery of the Windows Static IP That Won’t Stick

Update 10/19/2016 – In Windows 10, Microsoft removed the registry value described below. As such, the steps below do not apply to Windows 10 systems. One of the interesting things about helping customers at Plugable is that we not only see a wide variety of creative uses of our products, but sometimes we also get […]

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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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DisplayLink Apple Mac OS X 2.1 Beta now available

DisplayLink has released a beta of their new version 2.1 drivers (Sept, 2013) for Apple Mac OS X 10.6 – 10.9. This new 2.1 driver has many improvements over the previous Mac OS X version 2.0 drivers (March, 2013). In short, it’s a must-have install for Mac users on 10.8.5 and earlier. It supports all […]

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