Category Archives: Experience

Plugable USB-C Docking Station with Power Delivery / Charging

Features Product Description Learn more The Plugable UD-CA1A dramatically increases the functionality, usability, and flexibility of supported USB-C systems like the 2016 and 2017 MacBook / MacBook Pro and Dell XPS 13 & XPS 15 systems. Power up your productivity with the ability to add an external HDMI display while simultaneously providing up to 60W […]

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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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Troubleshooting Wi-Fi performance and wireless keyboard & mouse issues on USB docking stations

I have spoken in the past about the interesting things I encounter while helping our customers in that we not only see a wide variety of creative uses of our products, but sometimes we also get to find the true root of problems that are more general in nature. Today I would like to speak […]

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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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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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Can’t Live Without My Plugable Headset

The other night I was frantically searching for something I thought I would never need: my Plugable Bluetooth headset. Headsets are a class of objects I’d always disdained. We’ve all seen people walking around, seemingly talking to themselves, until we saw that thing sticking out from their ear like some cyborg from Star Trek. The […]

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

**Updated 05/15/2017** Updating Windows 7 is highly recommended for protecting against the threat of WannaCry, WannaCrypt, and Uiwix in Windows 7. Like Windows XP before it, Windows 7 has proven to be a reliable and steadfast platform with many users reluctant to upgrade to newer versions. Even over a year after the end of mainstream […]

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