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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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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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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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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From Gamers With Love – The Plugable Pro Mouse

If it wasn’t clear by now, behind the veneer of best selling business-oriented Docking Stations, there’s a group of gamers and peripheral enthusiasts here at Plugable. In the vein that our mechanical keyboards are a love letter to price-conscious typing enthusiasts, the USB-PM3360 mouse is a love letter to price-conscious PC gamers, and those who […]

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Plugable’s New Thunderbolt 3™ Docking Station Now Shipping

Today Plugable is proud to announce the availability of the latest addition to our growing line of Thunderbolt™ 3 products, our Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station for Apple Macbook Pro 2016 and Dell Thunderbolt 3 Systems. The dock supports a single DisplayPort or HDMI Display (with included adapter). The dock does not charge the host computer. […]

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The New 2016 MacBook Pros & Plugable’s Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C Products [Updated]

Everyone at Plugable has been excited to see the release of Apple’s new MacBook lineup, with the MacBook Pro making the leap to USB-C and Thunderbolt™ 3. All of the new 2016 MacBook Pros will offer between 2 and 4 Thunderbolt 3-enabled USB-C ports including support for host charging. Our new 2016 MacBook Pro arrived […]

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Plugable suggests DisplayLink users wait on macOS Sierra Upgrade [Updated]

Update 3/30/18: The post below relates primarily to macOS Sierra (10.12). Performance and stability on macOS High Sierra (10.13.3 and earlier only) with DisplayLink Mac driver version 4.1 is much improved. For additional details please see the following post: macOS 10.13 High Sierra Significantly Improves DisplayLink Performance & Stability Please note: High Sierra (10.13) is […]

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