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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The search giant has a low-cost contraption made of cardboard that can turn any smartphone into a virtual reality headset. The goal: mass appeal.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Google's 4-year-old mobile payments service will turn into an app for transferring small payments between friends to make room for the new Android Pay system.
Commentary: Manufacturers are finding ways to breathe life into their new products, proving that smartphones haven't run out of ideas.
Google's experimental hardware division talks smart textiles, and controlling them just by the touch of your hand.