Category Archives: News

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 Launches First DisplayLink DL-6950 USB-C Adapters Supporting Dual 4K@60 Displays

Today Plugable is launching the world’s first USB-C adapters which add two 4K 60Hz displays and Gigabit Ethernet to their USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 Windows systems without the need for a full-fledged docking station. Some of the most common questions we receive as Plugable support engineers are “How can I connect two 4K displays to […]

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Plugable Introduces Universal 60W USB Type-C Power Delivery 2.0 Charger

Finally, a standard laptop power adapter. With the introduction of USB 3.1 Type-C (“USB-C”) a few years ago there were high expectations for this exciting new standard. The flexibility to carry power, data, and video over a single cable was certainly an exciting prospect. Unfortunately many first-generation USB-C products resulted in frustrating compatibility issues, with […]

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Turning The Inverted Microscope Market Upside-Down

Traditional high-powered compound microscopes are great for viewing prepared slides, but they aren’t able to fit larger subjects. The objective lens on a compound microscope is positioned slightly above the stage, and samples have to squeeze into this narrow gap. This limitation was overcome when John Lawrence Smith invented the inverted microscope in 1850. True […]

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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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From Gamers With Love – The Plugable Pro Mouse

If it wasn’t clear by now, behind the veneer of best selling business-oriented Docking Stations, there’s a group of gamers and peripheral enthusiasts here at Plugable. In the vein that our mechanical keyboards are a love letter to price-conscious typing enthusiasts, the USB-PM3360 mouse is a love letter to price-conscious PC gamers, and those who […]

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Plugable’s New Thunderbolt 3™ Docking Station Now Shipping

Today Plugable is proud to announce the availability of the latest addition to our growing line of Thunderbolt™ 3 products, our Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station for Apple Macbook Pro 2016 and Dell Thunderbolt 3 Systems. The dock supports a single DisplayPort or HDMI Display (with included adapter). The dock does not charge the host computer. […]

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Expand Your Screen Real Estate with Plugable’s New USB-C to HDMI and VGA Cables

As more USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 computers hit the market, we receive frequent questions about how to best connect these systems to monitors, TVs, and projectors. For owners of DisplayPort-enabled displays, a great option has been our best selling “Amazon’s Choice” Plugable USB-C to DisplayPort cable. Today we are pleased to announce the latest expansion […]

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Plugable Products (Unofficially) Compatible With Nintendo Switch

When it comes to game consoles and handhelds, Nintendo has a history of using unusual and proprietary connections and storage for their products. For the Nintendo Switch, there is a rather refreshing use of widely-adopted standards. The Switch utilizes MicroSD cards for added storage, a venerable 3.5mm audio jack, the docking and charging port is […]

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The New Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ with Plugable USB-C Products

One of the necessities for working at Plugable is having a passion for technology. So imagine the excitement when we hear about an upcoming device that breaks the mold, and the subsequent crowd that gathers around such devices when they arrive in our office. This is especially true with the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, […]

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