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?
Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.
Its Wallet app failed to take off, but Google is trying again with a new system.
Jeff Williams says the Apple Watch could become Apple's single most important product.
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.
Commentary: Manufacturers are finding ways to breathe life into their new products, proving that smartphones haven't run out of ideas.
If you can live with its limitations, the new 12-inch MacBook delivers a groundbreaking design that points the way to the next chapter in laptops.
Apple is now within striking distance of Samsung, which saw its smartphone sales fall by more than 4 million units year over year, says research firm Gartner.