Category Archives: Mac

How to Fix Extensions Blocked by Gatekeeper in macOS 10.13 High Sierra

In our recent post titled macOS 10.13 High Sierra Significantly Improves DisplayLink Performance & Stability we talked about how the latest update to macOS improved behavior when using a DisplayLink product (such as the Plugable UD-ULTCDL docking station). To go with that, we wanted to take a moment to discuss the Gatekeeper security feature introduced […]

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Plugable Introduces New 7-Port USB 3.0 Hub with 2 Smart-Charging Ports

Today we’d like to introduce the newest member of Plugable’s lineup of best-selling USB hubs, the USB3-HUB7C. The Plugable USB 3.0 7 Port hub with two BC 1.2 Fast Charging ports and 36W power works on PC, Mac, and Linux systems to enable connection of up to 7 additional USB 3.0, 2.0, and 1.1 devices. […]

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USB 3.0 7-Port Hub with 2 BC 1.2 Charging Ports and 36W Power Adapter

  Features Learn more 7-port USB 3.0 self-powered hub and 2 BC 1.2 fast charger ports with robust 36W (12V, 3A) UL certified power adapter (100-240V 50/60Hz) Compatible with most Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, Mac OS X, Linux (kernels 3.0 and later), and Unix systems Fully plug and play, no drivers required […]

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macOS 10.13 High Sierra Significantly Improves DisplayLink Performance & Stability

Installing macOS 10.13.4 will permanently disable DisplayLink based video outputs. More info here: macOS 10.13.4 Disables DisplayLink, Duet Display, and Other Devices Here at Plugable, one of the most important aspects of our jobs is testing and documenting compatibility of our products with various individual laptop and desktop models and Operating Systems. This testing and […]

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Add Two HDMI 2.0 4K 60HZ Displays on Any Thunderbolt™ 3 Mac with Our New Plugable™ Adapter

You can now connect two HDMI 2.0 4K 60z Displays to your 2016/2017 MacBook Pro Thunderbolt™ 3 supports up to two displays which are directly routed from your PC’s graphics controller to drive monitors at full performance. However, in the Windows PC market, it’s been unevenly implemented with some PCs only supporting one display over […]

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Plugable Thunderbolt™ 3 Dual Display HDMI 2.0 Adapter for Mac and Windows

Features Harness Thunderbolt™ 3’s 40 Gbps bandwidth to enable two additional HDMI displays with resolutions up to 4096×2160@60Hz Thunderbolt-attached displays offer best-in-class performance, without the additional system overhead of USB graphics adapters Adapter housing is made from sleek, lightweight aluminum allowing you to easily expand the graphical functionality of your Thunderbolt 3 laptop or tablet […]

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Add Two 4K 60Hz Displays on Any Thunderbolt™ 3 Mac with this New Plugable™ Adapter

You can now connect two 4K 60z Displays to your 2016/2017 MacBook Pro Thunderbolt™ 3 supports up to two displays which are directly routed from your PC’s graphics controller to drive monitors at full performance. However, in the Windows PC market, it’s been unevenly implemented with some PCs only supporting one display over Thunderbolt 3, […]

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Plugable TBT3-UDV Thunderbolt™ 3 Dock with Host Charging (Supports Single HDMI or DisplayPort Display)

Update 3/1/2019 To ensure the best performance of USB peripherals attached to the TBT3-UDV on Windows 10 systems, we recommend installing updated Asmedia USB 3.0 drivers here. For additional details, please see the FAQ below. If any questions about the driver installation or other setup issues, please reach out to us directly via support@plugable.com and […]

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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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Plugable Performance Mouse (USB-PM3360) Drivers & Firmware

The mouse requires no drivers to function on devices that will accept USB mouse input. 6/23/2017 — Note: The click latency and polling rate have been improved with a new firmware release. Click here to download. Instructions are included with the files. The firmware update can only be applied via a Windows system. If you […]

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