Category Archives: Portrait Display

DisplayLink Releases New Windows Driver Version 7.2 M0

Yesterday DisplayLink released the latest driver v7.2 M0 for Windows. We’ve been testing it here at Plugable and so far the results are very positive. Among other things, we’re excited that it fixes a number of recent compatibility and performance issues found with Windows 8 Metro apps. We recommend downloading this driver version for all […]

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DisplayLink Releases New Windows Driver Version 7.1 M1

Today DisplayLink released their new Windows Driver Version 7.1 M1 (7.1.45135.0). We’re excited to have this new driver out, as it fixes a number of last issues that let us recommend the latest 7.X drivers over the earlier 5.X and 6.X series drivers, on all versions of Windows. All of Plugable’s current and past USB […]

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nVidia drivers Oct 2012 and Later vs. DisplayLink Dec 2012 and Earlier

We’re seeing a number of reports that nVidia’s drivers for certain chipsets dated October 2012 and later have problems in the presence of DisplayLink drivers. When things like this have happened in the past, DisplayLink has released updates which “catch up” to nVidia’s newer drivers. Unfortunately, as of the current DisplayLink release (7.1 M0 just […]

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Plugable’s New Tiny, Cutting-Edge USB 3.0 Graphics Adapter

The next generation of USB graphics adapters is here! We’re excited to announce that the Plugable USB 3.0 HDMI / DVI Graphics Adapter is launching today — simultaneously available and shipping to customers the USA, UK, and 26 additional EU countries (USA buyers order on Amazon.com, UK/EU buyers from Amazon.co.uk). This new adapter is a […]

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Two New DisplayLink USB Graphics Adapters

[Update: We’ve been able to lower the price on our UGA-165, and will be discontinuing the USB-VGA-165 and the UGA-125.] The UGA-165 delivers resolutions up 1920×1080 / 1600×1200 over both analog (VGA) and digital (DVI) connections using DisplayLink’s most cost-effective mid-range DL-165 chip, now at a lower price. We’re filling out our line of DisplayLink […]

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Happy Birthday Plugable!

Plugable Technologies brought its first product to market a year ago this month. We’re humbled by and extremely appreciative of the more than 2000 customers we’ve served since then. Thank you!! As a way of celebrating, we’re dropping prices on two of our lead products, just for a limited time from now until September 30th. […]

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How to Make the Most of Your Multiple Monitors in Windows 7

Lifehacker has just posted a great article: How to Make the Most of Your Multiple Monitors in Windows 7. Some of our favorite tips from the article: Turn on Window’s “Show location of pointer when I press the CTRL key” feature The hotkey Win-[up, down, left, right] for maximizing, restoring and moving windows across monitors […]

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OS X 10.6.3 and DisplayLink Rotation

There are reports of a few problems with the just-released OS X 10.6.3 update from Apple, and current DisplayLink drivers (1.5 and 1.6 beta) for Mac. In particular, displays in a rotated (portrait) configuration are corrupted. Switching back to standard unrotated mode is a workaround. DisplayLink users on Mac might want to hold off on […]

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Plugable’s USB 2.0 Graphics Adapter (DisplayLink DL-195)

Plugable’s new USB 2.0 Graphics Adapter is now available on Amazon.com. The DisplayLink DL-195 chip inside this adapter is the best high-end chip out there for adding a display over USB. And because it pushes USB 2.0 and analog VGA to their limits, it isn’t likely to be beaten by any other chip in the […]

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