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Heads up: Check your email for the $10 Google Store Cyber Monday credit because it's still valid till the end of the year

With your inbox inundated by plenty of promotional deals, coupons, and order confirmations from the Black Friday weekend, you may have missed the extra little gift Google floated your way last Monday. Right now, select users can save $10 on their next Google Store online purchase, but they only have until the end of 2019 to redeem it. Here's what you need to do to see if you're eligible for these savings.

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Google explains why your Opinion Rewards credits disappeared, will add expiration date notice (Updated)

Last week, Google went on a cleanup spree and deducted large chunks of Play Store credits that people had raked over time in Opinion Rewards. Our tips mailbox quickly filled up with reports of balances unexpectedly shrinking by tens of dollars, while Google stayed mum on what appeared to be a widespread concern. The company just broke its silence on this issue with a short explanation appearing for many within the Rewards app.

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Google Play Points reward program is official, but only in Japan for now

Earlier this month, Cody discovered evidence for a loyalty program in a teardown of the Google Play app, and now we're seeing the first official word about it. The rewards scheme is called Play Points and has gone live in Japan, according to a support page for the app.

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Google Pay lands in Germany with support for 4 local banks [Update]

Google Pay has finally landed in Germany with support for four local banks. Users can download the app from the Play Store and start adding supported credit and debit cards today.

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Check your email: $5 Play Store credit hitting select inboxes as welcome to Google One

Last month, Google announced that it would be unifying its storage service under a new name: Google One. The transition from previous plans to better-priced One options was to take place "in the coming months," and reports of the rollout have been gradually spreading. If you're among those with a paid Google Drive storage plan anticipating the move, you might want to check your email, as some that have been welcomed into Google One are seeing a complimentary $5 credit hit their inbox.

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[Deal Alert] Project Fi offering $150 credit with purchase of Pixel 2 XL

Project Fi offered the Pixel 2 XL at a $150 discount back in April, but that sale was for one day only. If you missed that deal and were hoping to grab a 2 XL for use with Fi, a very similar deal has now presented itself: a $150 service credit with the purchase of a Pixel 2 XL.

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Google Pay offering $10 Play credit to you and a friend per referral, capped at $100 in credit

It's been almost three months since Android Pay was replaced by Google Pay, but the new name still sounds so foreign. In an attempt to alleviate that and introduce more users, Google is running a promotion in which you and someone you refer both get $10 in Play credit once the referred party makes a purchase. Bear in mind that this promo is still running (and ends at the same time).

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Google is now providing padded boxes instead of flimsy envelopes for trade-ins

When Google started its recent trade-in program, the most common gripe was that the packaging provided by the company was seen as insufficient protection for your phone. In fact, there were multiple reports of devices being damaged in transit as a result of the flimsy envelopes. Well, that shouldn't be a problem anymore, as Google has now switched to padded boxes. 

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Project Fi will give you $100 in service credit if you buy a Moto X4

The Moto X4 is the first non-Google phone to arrive on Project Fi, but the $399 price tag was asking too much. David referred to it as, "a $400 G5 Plus with NFC in a metal and glass sandwich," which I think is fairly accurate. Project Fi has now made the price more tolerable, by including $100 of service credit when you buy an X4.

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HTC now offers financing on purchases from its online store (again)

Fresh off the acquisition of its Pixel team by Google, HTC has announced interest-free financing on purchases from HTC.com. That means you can grab HTC's latest devices and pay nothing up front. Instead, you pay a little bit every month until the device is zeroed out. There are a few caveats, but this'll make HTC's phones much easier to buy.

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