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Weekend Gaming: Gangstar Vegas Mojave Apocalypse

Gameloft's Gangstar Vegas hit title arrived on the Google Play Store back in June, and since has been extremely popular. This week the developers updated the game with a brand new episode, Mojave Apocalypse, and in a surprise move also dropped the price nearly 40%. So with that this is our weekend feature for you to enjoy on this 3 day holiday weekend.

Shazam gets updated to version 4.0 with a brand new look

The extremely popular music tagging and recognition service Shazam just received a massive update on the Google Play Store. Their Android app has always been a bit lacking, especially considering SoundHound has a pretty stellar app themselves. Well, Shazam just got a lot better today although there doesn't appear to be any new features.

Google Hangouts gets HD video streaming, leaves H.264 behind

While you probably haven't noticed any differences while enjoying a quick Google Hangouts video chat lately, there's some big ones coming. Some might have already received Google's latest improvements, but most will be waiting for a greater rollout later this month. So what's the big change? 720p HD video streaming with Hangouts. The move from the H.264 video codec to VP8 is almost complete.