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OS X Mavericks sports a number of bullet points meant to improve usability for multi-display setups, but it seems that while adding a menu bar to every screen has worked swimmingly, users with monitors that rely on DisplayLink technology have been swimming in nothing but frustration. DisplayLink m...

October 24th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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DisplayLink's been wringing all kinds of connectivity out of our computer's USB ports for years, turning one connection into many. It should come as no surprise, then, that the company's using its considerable compression expertise to send high-resolution 4K video through that very same pipe. Idea...

September 10th 2013 at 8:02pm 0 Comments
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Though DisplayLink has been Mac-friendly for a number of years now, the company has finally made good on their promise of speedier USB 3.0 drivers for the latest Macs (except for the barely-updated Mac Pro). If you don't recall, DisplayLink technology essentially turns a single USB port into an ar...

January 8th 2013 at 4:05pm 0 Comments
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Having somewhere to dock your laptop is insanely convenient. Of course, each manufacturer tends to have their own proprietary solution. And usually a different dock is needed for each model. Fun, right? Well, Kensington has their own universal solution that makes the most of the ubiquitous USB por...

September 12th 2012 at 2:15am 0 Comments
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While most of its energy is focused on the XO-4 Touch, the One Laptop Per Child project is swinging into full gear for software, too. The project team has just posted an OS 12.1.0 update that sweetens the Sugar for at least present-day XO units. As of this latest revamp, text-to-speech is woven in...

September 2nd 2012 at 2:58am 0 Comments
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Tired of all those USB to HDMI adapters? Got yourself a monitor sporting only an old-school DVI port? Well, don't worry, DisplayLink has your back... as long as you live in Japan. The cumbersomely named I-O DATA USB-RGB3/D USB 3.0 to DVI display adapter just hit shelves in the Land of the Rising...

November 22nd 2011 at 1:15am 0 Comments
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It's been a hot minute since we've seen a new DisplayLink-equipped secondary monitor, but it looks as if the drought is ending today. Toshiba has quietly pushed out a new 14-inch mobile USB display, weighing just 2.8 pounds and retailing for a freakishly affordable $199.99. That sum gets you 1366 x...

March 22nd 2011 at 2:17pm 0 Comments