Category Archives: Platform

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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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® Wireless Flexible Neckband Headset

Learn more The Plugable Bluetooth Collar Headset delivers excellent sound quality and a wealth of features in a compact, comfortable package. Enjoy listening to your favorite music, podcasts, or audiobooks from your mobile device with Bluetooth wireless technology while traveling, commuting, or engaging in any range of active tasks. With a built-in Mic, HD voice […]

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PC Gamers Rejoice — Bluetooth Added to Xbox One S Controller for Windows 10

When Microsoft recently released the new Xbox One S, their slimmed-down version of the Xbox One, there were a couple important updates for PC gamers as well. The biggest change from a Plugable point-of-view was the addition of Bluetooth connectivity to the Xbox One S controller! For quite some time Xbox 360 and Xbox One […]

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The New 2016 MacBook Pros & Plugable’s Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C Products [Updated]

Everyone at Plugable has been excited to see the release of Apple’s new MacBook lineup, with the MacBook Pro making the leap to USB-C and Thunderbolt™ 3. All of the new 2016 MacBook Pros will offer between 2 and 4 Thunderbolt 3-enabled USB-C ports including support for host charging. Our new 2016 MacBook Pro arrived […]

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Plugable suggests DisplayLink users wait on macOS Sierra Upgrade [Updated]

On September 20, 2016, Apple released a new operating system, macOS Sierra (10.12), and as with all other operating system upgrades while there can be exciting new features, there is also the potential for new issues with existing hardware and software. Update 12/22/16: With the final release of Sierra 10.12.2, two key fixes from the […]

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Serious Computing Anywhere with Plugable’s Bluetooth Keyboards and Mouse

These days, when a typical smartphone or tablet packs more computing power than a five-year-old desktop, lugging around a laptop to work on the road just seems wrong. But stabbing at an on-screen keyboard and navigating text or spreadsheets without a mouse is frustrating and agonizingly slow. What if you could bring along a compact, […]

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update and Plugable Docking stations and USB Video adapters

Summary: Windows 10 Anniversary Update includes native support for DisplayLink technology and will automatically install the proper DisplayLink drivers for most users. If this process does not proceed as expected, drivers can be manually installed. Update 8/18/2016 – On a system with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update and a DisplayLink device, the ‘Duplicate’ or clone […]

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Bluetooth® Wireless Stereo Audio Receiver with USB Charging

With the new Bluetooth Audio Receiver, you don’t have to change your setup to wirelessly transmit music to your home stereo. The unit plugs into any standard wall outlet and contains one standard 3.5mm audio output that can be hooked into any auxiliary audio port, such as the one commonly found on the back of […]

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Bluetooth Audio in OpenELEC on the Raspberry Pi

EDITORS NOTE: The Beta version mentioned in this blog post is now OpenELEC stable version 7.0, available here: http://openelec.tv/get-openelec/category/57-raspberry-pi2-builds OpenELEC is popular software that can turn your Raspberry Pi into dedicated media center. However, we often hear from disappointed customers who discover that OpenELEC’s developers intentionally rejected Bluetooth audio support. But it looks like this […]

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