But the message must contain a specific series of Arabic characters, so you're likely to receive it only as a prank. And there are ways to resolve the problem.
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When Google unveiled its smart and controversial eyewear three years ago, some early tech adopters tried to do their part by eagerly pushing for Glass acceptance. The world pushed back.
Commentary: Forget the privacy issues -- it was a long list of other shortcomings, social and technical, that doomed Glass. Can Google learn for the next go-round?
Smart cards want to replace your wallet full of debit and credit cards with one dynamic smart card. Here's what you need to know.
The search giant has found a new purpose in all our lives: Bringing together the various products and services we use to work together as easily as possible.
Want to know what your next phone's operating system will look like, how Google wants to manage all your photos or how you'll pay with your Android phone? Look here.
Two years ago, the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, was sprinkled with people wearing Google's smart eyewear. This year, it seemed like no one was wearing it. Except me.
Its Wallet app failed to take off, but Google is trying again with a new system.
Already leagues ahead of Apple's Siri in natural-language recognition, Google Now's expanded role in Android M could make it the most valuable feature.
An industry observer says Apple's upcoming iPhones will increase the pixel count from 8 megapixels to 12. The pixels would be smaller, though, which could affect picture quality.