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Category Archives: USB3-HUB7-81X

The Windows RT and Surface USB Device Compatibility Story

[Updated 11/20/2012] Microsoft’s official statement is “Windows RT uses class drivers and in-box drivers exclusively, departing from a common driver added scenario on the x64 or x86 architectures.” (see Microsoft policies). There is no DDK. Officially, installing drivers on Windows RT is not supported. That said, it turns out there is at least oneWindows ARM […]

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New USB 3.0 Support Built-In to Windows 8

Microsoft is formally launching Windows 8 today. With all the talk about Windows 8 being focused on the UI, it’s easy to overlook developments that have been happening under the hood. Some important changes include the addition of a native USB 3.0 stack, UASP or USB Attached SCSI Protocol support as well as support for […]

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7 Monitors on Windows 7 with USB 3.0

See 7 monitors in action using Plugable USB 3.0 hubs and graphics adapters. The hardware seen in the video are: The Plugable 7-Port USB 3.0 Hub 3 Plugable USB 3.0 to HDMI/DVI Adapters 4 Plugable USB 3.0 to VGA Adapters A Plugable USB 2.0 Gigabit Ethernet adapter It’s extremely cool seeing this kind of setup, […]

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Plugable’s New 7-Port USB 3.0 Hub

USB 3.0 is great, but most of the thin-and-light and tablet systems launching now only have room for one or two USB ports. So we’re excited to announce Plugable’s new 7-Port USB 3.0 Hub using the market-leading VIA VL811 chipset. Connect a bunch of extra devices, all with USB 3.0’s much higher performance and great […]

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