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DisplayLink Releases v.8.5M0 for Windows

DisplayLink announced v.8.5M0is now available.  Using this version of the software should work, but Targus has not validated this release with all Targus Universal Docking Stations or Targus UDS Utilities.  This release has not been submitted for distribution on Windows Update for Targus Universal Docking Stations and Targus is not providing .MSI/.INF files for it.  Targus is not planning validation of this release. New Features DisplayLink DL-6950 video playback improvements […]

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DOCK190 Supply Power Delivery Application Note

Since the Targus DOCK190 has two different ways to supply power to the upstream host computer and can supply power and charging to downstream USB devices on both Type-A and Type-C ports, Thee DocKtor thought he’d try to clarify how these power operation capabilities can be used. USB Type-C Power Delivery Mode The USB Type-C PD operation can be confusing as it varies depending on the power sink capabilities of […]

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Targus DOCK190-The Only Truly Universal Total Docking Station That Works with Just About Everything!

At Targus, Universal Doesn’t Just Mean One Vendor’s Platform The Targus DOCK190 is a native USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1 (USB SuperSpeed) Universal Docking Station (UDS) that works with Thunderbolt, DisplayPort Alternate Mode, and USB Type-C Gen 1 and Gen 2 hosts, and many other USB Type-C hosts, to render up to dual 4K60P graphics monitors.  It can supply USB Type-C Power Delivery to host devices at up to 100W.  […]

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DO NOT Update To macOS 10.13.4!

  DisplayLink is warning of significant macOS issues as shown here.   The issue is shown Apple Forums is shown here. Computer World news April 6th here.  And please note this article.  And other like this can be found on the WWW.  Thee DocKtor recommends that macOS users request support from Apple for these issues so that they have full awareness of the issue(s) you are experiencing. As shown, some […]

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Targus DOCK412 DP Alt. Mode Travel Dock with PD Pass-Through

Targus released the DOCK412 USB Type-C DisplayPort Alternate Mode Travel Dock with Power Delivery Pass-Through. The DOCK412 will power over its 10-inch pigtail USB Type-C Dual-Role Power host connection or via the USB Type-C Power Delivery Pass Through port on the dock. Utilizing a single USB Type-C Thunderbolt or DisplayPort Alternate Mode port the dock is capable of rendering a single external monitor in either mirrored or extended mode using […]

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DisplayLink Releases v.8.4M2 for Windows

DisplayLink announced v.8.4M2 is now available.  Using this version of the software should work, but Targus has not validated this release with all Targus Universal Docking Stations or Targus UDS Utilities.  This release has not been submitted for distribution on Windows Update for Targus Universal Docking Stations and Targus is not providing .MSI/.INF files for it.  Targus will consider validation of the next planned release, v.8.5 in April 2018. A […]

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Targus Validates DisplayLink v.8.4M0 for Windows

The DocKtors have validated the latest release version 8.4M0 (including Targus Universal Docking Station device drivers) for all DisplayLink-based Targus Universal Docking Stations on all version of Windows 7, 8.1, and 10 through Fall Creators Update build 16299. The software is available from targus.com and Windows Update for all Targus Universal Docking Stations.  Enterprise customers may also download the corporate version INF/MSI files from Targus.com. The new software is reported […]

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Dual 8Kp60 Anyone?

During CES 2018, Thee DocKtor and DisplayLink setup a demonstration of the technology using the latest DisplayLink software with four Targus DOCK177 to show the equivalent of dual 8Kp60.  Check out the video (in 1080p) here: Note, we didn’t have any 8K content or monitors hence the setup in the video.

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Time To Change Your Oil !?

Thee DocKtor was dialoging with, almost admonishing, Mrs. DocKtor this weekend about the importance of proper maintenance for her car when it occurred to him how often he sees PCs that are not being maintained.  Just like a car needs the occasionally oil change, a PC needs updates. With the release of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, various firmware and software changes to support hardware changes of the various […]

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