Category Archives: Evaluating

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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New Plugable USB 3.0 Universal Docking Station (with Dual Monitor Support)

We’re excited to announce the launch of our newest UD-3900 USB 3.0 Universal Laptop / Tablet docking station, adding an additional HDMI port to our UD-3000 docking station, currently the #1 selling Laptop Docking Station on Amazon.com. Using DisplayLink’s top-of-the-line DL-3900 chipset, this unit offers all the functionality the DisplayLink chip has to offer, plus […]

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Latest Technology for Up To 8 Monitors on Windows

Plugable is excited to be launching our new Plugable UGA-3000 USB 3.0 / 2.0 to VGA / DVI / HDMI Adapter for Multiple Monitors on Windows. It’s available today in the USA from Amazon.com and 27 countries in Europe, through Amazon.co.uk. It’s basically the USB 3.0 version of our most popular USB 2.0 adapter, the […]

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All New Plugable USB 3.0 Universal Docking Stations Updated for Windows 8 Compatibility

***All docks ordered after 12/19/2012 already ships with the latest firmware, do not attempt to use the firmware upgrade tool for these units.*** All units of the Plugable UD-3000 USB 3.0 Universal Laptop Docking Station are now shipping with updated firmware to solve a Windows 8 conflict that was keeping the dock from working when […]

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Windows Multipoint Server 2012 and Plugable USB Zero Clients

Windows Multipoint Server allows you to share a single PC among many users by connecting many USB zero clients (USB terminals). It’s a huge maintenance, power, and cost savings. Microsoft’s newly released 2012 version has a greatly improved software interface for supporting USB clients. But this change meant that, until today, the most popular USB […]

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OS X Mid-2012 MacBook USB and Graphics update

Good news Mac owners! Apple has released a graphics and USB focused update just for late model, Mid 2012 MacBook models including “all Mac notebooks released in June 2012.” This update “includes graphics performance and reliability enhancements and improves compatibility with some USB devices.” As with any OS X update, simply choose updates in the […]

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The Windows RT and Surface USB Device Compatibility Story

[Updated 11/20/2012] Microsoft’s official statement is “Windows RT uses class drivers and in-box drivers exclusively, departing from a common driver added scenario on the x64 or x86 architectures.” (see Microsoft policies). There is no DDK. Officially, installing drivers on Windows RT is not supported. That said, it turns out there is at least oneWindows ARM […]

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Plugable’s New 7-Port USB 3.0 Hub

USB 3.0 is great, but most of the thin-and-light and tablet systems launching now only have room for one or two USB ports. So we’re excited to announce Plugable’s new 7-Port USB 3.0 Hub using the market-leading VIA VL811 chipset. Connect a bunch of extra devices, all with USB 3.0’s much higher performance and great […]

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Plugable’s USB keyboard and mouse don’t skimp on cable length

We’re excited to be launching our new USB keyboard and mouse with a focus on keeping things simple, functional, and affordable (at $19 you can’t beat it for a keyboard+mouse bundle like this). Just plug in the USB cords and your keyboard and mouse are ready to use with any Windows, Mac, Linux or other […]

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