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.
Navigate the ins-and-outs of Windows 8 with how-tos, troubleshooting, news, and reviews.
Skype for Windows Phone is a simple and stable app for free video calls and messaging, but poor video quality will disappoint power users.
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Microsoft's smart assistant Cortana is expanding beyond Windows, Twitter's Periscope is rising on Android, and Amazon is getting crafty with competition for Etsy.
Smartphones and cars can focus on what each one does best with the arrival of this new dashboard connection technology.
At Liverpool's Sound City conference, record business insiders discuss the world's biggest music platform and its "big scary lawyers".
Microsoft has released a new app for Android devices that will let you turn any video into a smooth hyperlapse.
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From older gems like Syberia to newer titles like The Novelist, this bundle of top-rated adventures is a steal at this price.
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.