Category Archives: Windows

Understanding Bluetooth® Wireless Audio

Before the start of the millennium, the cellular mobile phone was relatively new. Laptops were large and heavy, the PDA (Personal Digital Assistant for the uninitiated) was just about to arrive on the scene, and the Apple Newton was about the closest thing there was to a smartphone. Bluetooth wireless technology was conceived in this […]

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Plugable DisplayPort and Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Passive Adapters

Watch the Product Video Features Our DisplayPort and Mini DisplayPort passive display adapters enable you to connect HDMI, DVI and VGA monitors, TVs, and projectors to your laptop, desktop, or tablet PC with a Dual-Mode (DP++) capable DisplayPort or Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt output. Passive adapters (also known as “level-shifters” or “Type 1” adapters) rely on the […]

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Windows 7 Won’t Update? Here’s What to Do

**Updated 03/15/2018** Updating Windows 7 is highly recommended for protecting against the threat of WannaCry, WannaCrypt, Spectre, Meltdown, and Uiwix in Windows 7. March 2018: Microsoft has implemented an update restriction that requires users to install antivirus software that is compatible with patches for Spectre and Meltdown to receive updates in Windows 7. Users that […]

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The First Universal USB-C Docking Station with Alternate Mode and Power Delivery Support

Finally, a comprehensive docking solution for Macbook 2015 / 2016 users that works across platforms with the Chromebook Pixel 2 and compatible USB-C Windows systems. The Plugable UD-CA1 is the first universal docking station for Mac, Windows, and Chrome OS with Alternate Mode HDMI video output and 60 Watts of Power Delivery (PD) — available […]

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Plugable USB-C Docking Station with Power Delivery / Charging

Product Description Learn more Update: 10/31/2017: We are pleased to announce that our UD-CA1A dock has been released and has addressed ongoing compatibility issues with the 2016 / 2017 MacBook Pro systems. If you are a customer who currently has one of our UD-CA1 docks and purchased from Plugable Technologies directly, we’d be happy to […]

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Plugable USB-C 3-Port Hub with Pass-Through Charging

Features Simultaneous charging and data for supported USB-C systems (see below “Compatibility”) Single USB-C input for USB-C Power Delivery charger, uses VIA VL100 for USB PD negotiation Three USB-A 3.0 ports for connecting USB accessories Slim aluminum design perfect for travel Built-in 6 inch USB-C cable with aluminum shell Features single VIA VL813 USB 3.0 […]

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Plugable USB 3.1 Type-C to DisplayPort Adapter Cable

Product Description The Plugable USBC-DP adapter cable enables DisplayPort displays to be connected to a computer via a USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 port which supports “DisplayPort Alternate Mode” (“Alt Mode”) such as the Thunderbolt 3-enabled MacBook Pro series (2016, 2017, 2018), 2016/2017 iMac, 12″ Retina MacBook 2015/2016/2017, Dell XPS 9350/9360/9370/9550/9560/9570 and many more. Alt Mode […]

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Plugable USB 3.0 to 2K HDMI Video Graphics Adapter with Audio for Multiple Monitors

Features Learn more Highest performance USB graphics solution available. Combines both video and audio over a single USB cable and HDMI cable Connect multiple monitors with resolutions as high as 2560×1440 to Windows-based laptops or desktops (one adapter required per monitor) Connects to Windows PCs via SuperSpeed USB 3.0. USB bus powered (no power adapter […]

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Plugable USB-C Triple Display Docking Station with DisplayLink USB Graphics, Alt Mode Video Output, and PD Charging

Mac users please note: This docking station is only compatible with macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 and earlier versions (10.11.x – 10.13.3). The upcoming update to macOS 10.13.4 will disable the “2K” HDMI and DVI outputs. For those who have been asking for a charging dock with DisplayPort connectivity or additional 4K support, check out our […]

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New Plugable Transfer Cable Performs up to Three Times Faster with USB 3.0

The Plugable USB 2.0 Windows transfer cable, our top-selling product for helping users migrate data between Windows PCs over USB, is now available in a new edition that combines the convenience and reliability of the current cable with much faster USB 3.0 speeds. In tests here at Plugable, this new cable transferred data three times […]

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