Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 3 now comes in a $600 titanium model

Patrick

Samsung’s titanium Galaxy Watch 3 now has a price and a release date: it’ll start at $599.99 and be released on October 2nd.

Functionally, the new titanium model is identical to the stainless steel model that Samsung released earlier this year, with the exception of the case material (obviously) and the inclusion of a matching titanium bracelet instead of a leather strap. Whether that’s worth the $170 price premium over the comparable $429 stainless steel model will depend largely on your horological preferences.

To start, Samsung is planning on releasing just a 45mm Bluetooth-only variant of the watch in a

Apple’s AirPods Pro are on sale for $199 today

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Ars Technica

Today’s Dealmaster is headlined by the best price we’ve seen to date for Apple’s AirPods Pro, which are currently down to $199 at Amazon and Staples. While we’ve seen the noise-cancelling true wireless earphones hit this price briefly earlier this year, today’s deal is still $50 off Apple’s MSRP, about $35 off their typical street price online, and the first time we’ve seen them fall below $200 on Amazon.

We recently recommended the AirPods Pro in our guide to the best home office gear. In short, if you’re looking for a pair of totally wireless earphones

How to use a web API from your Android app

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Web API in Android

A Web API is an online “application programming interface” that allows developers to interact with external services. These are the commands that the developer of the service has determined will be used to access certain features of their program. It is referred to as an interface because a good API should have commands that make it intuitive to interact with.

An example of this might be if we want to get information about a user from their social media account. That social media platform would likely have a web API for developers to use in order to request that data.

A first look at Samsung’s Android 11-based One UI 3.0 update

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Android 11 has arrived, which means Samsung’s custom One UI skin is also due for an update to incorporate Google’s latest software, One UI 3.0, which the company has started rolling out to selected developers in the US and South Korea in a “pre-beta” ahead of a larger public beta test.

The early screenshots, obtained by XDA-Developers, give us a nice look at what changes we can expect in the update, which includes a mixture of new features that are being added at on OS-level, thanks to Android 11, along with Samsung-specific tweaks and enhancements. Android

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