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Google Play Gift Cards Now Arriving In Stores Across India

Google Play Gift Cards Now Arriving In Stores Across India

You can't gift people apps, books, or albums from the Play Store―but with Google Play gift cards, you can effectively do the same thing. But first, there's the little technicality of where you live. Depending on which country you call home, those little plastic rectangles aren't yet available.

Google announced back in June that gift cards were on their way to India. Now it appears to be fulfilling that promise.

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[Update: It's Official] Google Preparing To Offer Google Play Gift Cards In India

[Update: It's Official] Google Preparing To Offer Google Play Gift Cards In India

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[Deal Alert] AT&T LG G3 32 GB In Metallic Black Or Silk White And $100 Amazon Gift Card For Just $489 Without Contract, $0.01 With Contract

[Deal Alert] AT&T LG G3 32 GB In Metallic Black Or Silk White And $100 Amazon Gift Card For Just $489 Without Contract, $0.01 With Contract

This deal isn't for everyone, but if it is for you, it's a really good one. The device in question is a carrier locked AT&T LG G3 in either of its color schemes and 32 GB of storage. No matter how you choose to buy it - without a contract, on-contract, or via the Next program - you'll get a $100 Amazon gift card after your purchase.

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What's the catch? Well, there aren't too many, beyond the fact you basically need to use AT&T. If that's what you were looking for in the first place, you've found yourself a great deal.

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Amazon Kills Its Mobile Wallet App Just Six Months After Release

Amazon Kills Its Mobile Wallet App Just Six Months After Release

Amazon's foray into the world of digital wallets started in July of last year. The company released the Amazon Wallet app on the Play Store and its own Appstore. If you go looking for it today, you'll come up empty handed. Amazon has pulled the apps and ended support for Amazon Wallet.

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Google Play Store Gift Cards Are Finally Available In Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, And Sweden

Google Play Store Gift Cards Are Finally Available In Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, And Sweden

Google has an odd definition of "soon." For example, five of the countries that just received access to Google Play gift cards were first told that they were coming "soon" almost five months ago, and the last one has been waiting a further six weeks. Oh well, I suppose it's best not to look a gift card in the mouth. Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, and Sweden have been added to Google's gift card system, and merchants should have gift cards in stock well before Christmas.

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Belgium, Finland, and Ireland all get cards with Euro values of 15, 25, and 50, while Denmark, Norway, and Sweden get 150, 250, and 500 Krone/Krona cards.

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Google Is Giving Out $5 Credits For Theaters, Whole Foods, Toys R Us, Staples, And Others Via Wallet App

Google Is Giving Out $5 Credits For Theaters, Whole Foods, Toys R Us, Staples, And Others Via Wallet App

Open up the Google Wallet app on your Android device, because there might be a $5 surprise waiting for you. Many Android users are reporting on various social media that they have found $5 gifts to various vendors for no apparent reason waiting for them in their Wallet app.

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Retailers In Turkey And South Korea Now Offer Google Play Gift Cards

Retailers In Turkey And South Korea Now Offer Google Play Gift Cards

For dedicated Android users, there's a certain feeling of comfort that comes from seeing Google Play gift cards line the shelves of their local convenience store. The visibility serves as a sign of the platform's popularity and reach, a little reminder that the OS we've come to rely on isn't going away anytime in the near future. Now those little cards are appearing in two more countries: Turkey and South Korea.

In Turkey, the gift cards come in increments of 25, 50, and 100 lira. South Korea's options range from ₩15,000 to ₩50,000 and beyond.

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It doesn't matter whether you're buying gift cards for someone else or just picking up a couple for yourself (we won't judge), having the option is nice.

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[Weekend Poll] Have You Ever Purchased A Play Store Gift Card?

[Weekend Poll] Have You Ever Purchased A Play Store Gift Card?

Gift cards for digital storefronts have been around some time, but Google first unveiled them for the Play Store back in 2012, just a little over two years ago. Since then, they've been rolled out to a fair number of countries across the world, and we're curious: have you ever actually bought one?

I, myself, have not. In the US, there's less need for them because credit and debit cards are very common, but in other locales, this may not be the case. Additionally, underage persons looking to buy content on the Play Store may have no option besides gift cards, and that demographic probably is a very important one in the overall gift card economy.

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Google Play Gift Cards Are Now Available For Purchase In Brazil

Google Play Gift Cards Are Now Available For Purchase In Brazil

Many Android users in Brazil have surely, at some point in time, wished they could give a friend the gift of Google Play. Others have probably longed for the ability to translate cold, hard cash into apps and other digital content. Well Google is ready to satiate their desires. Play Store gift cards have started rolling out to various retailers across Brazil.

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These plastic representations of money come in increments of R$30, R$50, and R$100. Keying their associated codes into your accounts will add the amount to your Google Play balance, which cannot go over R$1,500 at any given time. But with that much money stockpiled up, you could buy your way through every worthwhile app or game in the store and still be set for quite some time to come.

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Google Play Store Gift Cards Are Coming "Soon" To Ireland

Google Play Store Gift Cards Are Coming "Soon" To Ireland

Update, December 16th: Google Play Store gift cards are now available in Ireland.

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Good news, everyone! Well, not everyone - everyone who wants to buy Google Play Store credit in the form of gift cards, and currently lives in Ireland. Actually, let's be specific: in the Republic of Ireland, since the United Kingdom has had Google Play Gift Cards since last May, presumably including Northern Ireland. OK, so if you're somewhere between Donegal and Cork and/or Galway and Dublin, and you want to buy a Google Play Gift card, I've got good news. Or at least I will soon.

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