According to a report, Microsoft is finally gearing up to properly kill off their Microsoft Points system in favor of real currency and gift cards that can be used across many stores.
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Microsoft's Skype division has announced that it will begin selling gift cards for its VoIP service in the US in retail stores, and will also offer personalized e-gift cards on its website.
Google has officially announced that Google Play gift cards are now available for purchase at a number of retailers for use by owners of Android devices to purchase apps and content.