Category Archives: News

Bluetooth® Changes In Windows 10 Creators Update

This month Microsoft released the Creators Update to Windows 10. Among its many changes, it offers a few updates to how Bluetooth functions in Windows, as well as two new Bluetooth features. In this article, we’ll quickly go over the highlights so you can make the most of your Plugable Bluetooth adapter. New Bluetooth Interface […]

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Best of Both Worlds with Plugable Portable Drive Enclosure

The USBC-SATA-E is an affordable way to convert an internal 2.5″ SSD into a blazing fast, portable, and durable external drive. This enclosure has the best compatibility on the market via included cables for both newer USB Type-C computers and the ubiquitous USB Type-A connector. Today we round out Plugable’s popular USB SATA storage line with […]

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Windows 10 Creators Update Plugable Docking Stations and USB Video Adapters

Continuing with their practice of providing frequent large updates to Windows 10, Microsoft is releasing the ‘Creators Update’ for Windows 10 on April 11th, 2017 and with this update there are many fixes and enhancements to the operating system (more details here -> https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/03/29/windows-10-creators-update-coming-april-11-surface-expands-markets ) Those who read our blog regularly will recall this has […]

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Chromebook Compatibility with Plugable USB Docking Stations and Video Adapters, 2017

Synopsis Plugable USB video adapters and USB docking stations can work well with many Chromebooks. In this post we go over the evolution of this support and provide important details broken out in the following categories: Introduction Types of DisplayLink chips in our USB docking stations and video adapters Compatible USB 2.0 devices Performance Considerations […]

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Troubleshooting Wi-Fi performance and wireless keyboard & mouse issues on USB docking stations

I have spoken in the past about the interesting things I encounter while helping our customers in that we not only see a wide variety of creative uses of our products, but sometimes we also get to find the true root of problems that are more general in nature. Today I would like to speak […]

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Successfully Pairing and Connecting Your Bluetooth Audio Device in Windows

Connecting Bluetooth devices can be a pain! While resolving thousands of Bluetooth issues here at Plugable, we’ve learned that the problem is often something going wrong in the pairing process. As we’ve helped customers with these issues, we’ve developed a step-by-step procedure that should work in any situation where a device isn’t pairing properly. We’ve […]

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Bluetooth Audio Problems? Can’t Get Your Bose QuietComfort 35 Connected? Check Here First!

**Updated 2/22/2017** A growing number of Windows users are struggling to connect their PCs to Bose QuietComfort 35 headphones and other recently introduced high-end Bluetooth audio devices, due to enhancements designed to facilitate connectivity with phones and tablets. This blog post will examine the reasons behind these problems and offer step-by-step instructions for overcoming them […]

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