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Investigating Slow Network Performance on Dell Inspiron Laptops

You just signed up for a gigabit broadband plan and got your new docking station or USB Ethernet adapter supporting gigabit connectivity. So you hook it up to your Dell Inspiron system, jack in the Ethernet cable, and navigate on over to speedtest.net or fast.com to see those sweet speeds… Only, there’s a problem — […]

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Game and Stream with the Plugable Performance NIX Capture Card

We’re excited to announce the latest addition to our Performance line of products, designed by gamers, for gamers: The Plugable Performance NIX Streaming & Capture Card. Whether you’re streaming on Twitch, YouTube Gaming, Mixer, or preparing footage for upload, the NIX Capture Card provides 1080p/60FPS capture in a compact, plug-and-play package. If you are a […]

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Low Profile and Powerful: Introducing Plugable’s New Dual 4K Horizontal Docking Station

Add two 4K HDMI or DisplayPort displays (or a single 5K display!) to your Windows laptop with our new UD-6950H USB 3.0 Dual 4K Display Horizontal Docking Station. After releasing our first horizontal docking station earlier this year (the UD-3900H), we received customer feedback requesting a higher-end model with support for dual displays beyond 1080P. […]

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Microscope, Camera, or Microphone not working after Windows 10 April 2018 Update? We can help!

Microsoft recently released their Windows 10 April 2018 Update (Version 1803) and with this update came a number of changes to the Windows 10 Settings application which can disable some input devices like microscopes/webcams and microphones. This issue and solution can affect any camera or audio input device, and is not specific to Plugable products. […]

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Thunderbolt 3 dock not working in Windows 10 after the April 2018 update? We can help!

On April 30th Microsoft released a large update to Windows 10 known as the ‘Windows 10 April 2018 Update’. Since the release, we have had a handful of reports from customers using our Thunderbolt 3 docking stations (such as the TBT3-UDV and TBT3-UD1-83) that after the update the dock’s video outputs would continue to work, […]

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Alternative Video Output Solutions for macOS 10.13.4 systems with UD-ULTCDL and UD-ULTC4K Docks

Recently we wrote about how the latest update to macOS 10.13.4 causes several different types of video devices, including those based on the DisplayLink technology we use in many of our products, to stop working. This loss of functionality is a frustrating development for those of us who have become accustomed to multi-monitor goodness as […]

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macOS 10.13.4: DisplayLink, Duet Display, and other Virtual Graphics Products Not Working [Updated]

Some secondary display products no longer work on macOS 10.13.4, including all products using DisplayLink technology like USB docks and graphics adapters, and all apps which enable using a tablet as a second monitor. It’s unclear if Apple will be providing fixes. The only available solution currently is to disable updates and stay on macOS […]

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Introducing the UD-3900H USB 3.0 Dual Monitor Horizontal Docking Station

We’re excited to announce the launch of our latest universal dock, the Plugable UD-3900H Dual Monitor Horizontal Docking Station! The UD-3900H was designed based on customer feedback requests for a horizontally-oriented dock with similar functionality to our acclaimed UD-3900 docking station. Additionally, we’ve given this dock a predominantly matte finish; another common request. It’s a […]

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Plugable USB 3.0 Dual Monitor Horizontal Docking Station

Features Learn more With a horizontal, lay-flat orientation and sleek design, the Plugable UD-3900H Docking Station enhances your productivity by transforming your Windows laptop or tablet to a multi-monitor workstation with the ability to connect up to 10 accessories through a single SuperSpeed USB 3.0 cable. The Plugable UD-3900H docking station is a universal docking […]

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The New Plugable Performance Mouse Pad

Today we’re launching the latest product in our Plugable Performance lineup, the Plugable Performance Mouse Pad! Say goodbye to the typical freebie mouse pads you’re familiar with that are thin, coarse, and prone to fraying around the edges. The Plugable Performance Mouse Pad features a natural rubber underside and a polyester hybrid surface that makes […]

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