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.
Smartphones and cars can focus on what each one does best with the arrival of this new dashboard connection technology.
The next time your mind wanders, you might be able to regain your focus if you turn your gaze on a specific type of image, says research out of the University of Melbourne.
This neat trick turns just about any straight cable into a clutter-reducing coiled one.
Due out this year for Android and iOS, the voice assistant will bring some competition to Apple's Siri and the Google Now app.
Microsoft has released a new app for Android devices that will let you turn any video into a smooth hyperlapse.
CNET's Dan Graziano tested the step and distance accuracy of the Apple Watch. See how it stacks up against the competition.