Plugable’s Newest Mechanical Keyboards — Now with Quieter Red Linear Switches for Gaming and Office Use

In late 2016 Plugable released our first mechanical keyboards with blue “clicky” Cherry MX style switches for typing enthusiasts and gamers. Today, we’re excited to announce the addition of two new models, both in 104 key “full-size” and 87 key “tenkeyless” (no number pad) form factors with Outemu Red linear switches! Visually our two new […]

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Transform your Samsung Galaxy Phone to a Desktop PC with Plugable’s First USB-C Phone Docking Station

A Desktop Experience Through Your Phone We’re excited to announce Plugable’s first USB-C Phone Docking Station (UD-CUBE-15W) — the Phone Cube! With a compatible DeX-enabled Samsung Galaxy smartphone or tablet, you’ll be able to connect your phone to the dock and hook up an HDMI display to drive a full-on desktop experience. This doesn’t mean […]

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Windows 10 May 2019 Update with DisplayLink Docking Stations and Video Adapters

You may have to reinstall drivers for your DisplayLink dock after installing the latest Windows 10 update. Continuing with their practice of providing frequent large updates to Windows 10, Microsoft released the ‘Windows 10 May 2019 Update’ for Windows 10 on May 21st, 2019 and with this update there are many fixes and enhancements to […]

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Plugable’s newest Thunderbolt™ 3 Cable Offers More Length & More Power

Today, we are excited to release the latest addition to our Thunderbolt™ 3 cable family: the 2.6ft (80cm) passive 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 Cable with support for 100W charging (TBT3-40G80CM). Thunderbolt 3’s unparalleled performance has had a trade-off, with short 1.6ft/.5m cables or more costly “active” cables (without USB 3.1 compatibility) required to reach its maximum […]

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Thunderbolt application not in use anymore error on Windows? Check your driver types and versions

Synopsis – If your Thunderbolt 3 driver or utility version types are mismatched within a Windows host system, you may receive an error message stating, “Application Cannot run – This Thunderbolt application is not in use anymore and can be safely uninstalled” when attempting to run the Intel Thunderbolt Software management utility or the Intel […]

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New Intel Graphics Command Center able to configure DisplayLink Displays

At Plugable, we make a lot of different products based on DisplayLink technology that allow you to connect additional external displays to a Windows system via a USB connection. Some examples are our popular UD-3900 dock (https://plugable.com/products/ud-3900) and our UGA-3000 adapter (https://plugable.com/products/uga-3000). Previously when adding these devices to a Windows 10 system, the attached displays […]

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