Free game through March 8 for iOS, Google Play and Kindle Fire

Through March 8, The Magician’s Handbook: Cursed Valley is FREE on iOS, Google Play and Kindle Fire.  Players try their hand at magic in order to lift a curse that has settled over a mysterious valley…

The fabled “Magician’s Handbook” has fallen into your hands. You are beckoned to a dark and desolate place whose true name has long been forgotten. Set out with your trusty wand in hand to find enchanted objects hidden throughout the valley which will help you to break the evil spell. Use special incantations to reveal pages of the sacred Magician’s Handbook, and lift the curse from the haunted valley to discover its true name.

2 Gameplay modes: casual and apprentice
12 Challenging mini-games

Death and Facebook…

It’s that subject that nobody really wants to talk about however it is something that is being addressed and can provide a little piece of mind to Facebook Users on what happens to a users Facebook account when the unfortunate happens. Today, Facebook introduced what they are calling Legacy Contacts.

Users can easily choose a legacy contact, either a member of the family or a friend that can manage the account of a Facebook User when that user passes away. Again, a great deal of trust would need to be exercised as that person has the power to notify of the passing, Facebook will then Memorialize the account and allow the Legacy Contact Chosen to “Write a post to display at the top of the memorialized Timeline (for example, to announce a memorial service or share a special message), Respond to new friend requests from family members and friends who were not yet connected on Facebook Update the profile picture and cover photo.”

According to a release from Facebook, The legacy contact will not be able to log in as the person who passed away or see that person’s private messages. Facebook staff has stated this was done after talking to members who experienced loss and wanted to offer more to those grieving than the basic memorialized viewable only accounts offered in the past.

All of this is not required and the option is also available for Facebook Users to elect to just have the account deleted upon their passing. This is all coordinated through the settings tab, then the security tab. Users will see Legacy Contacts as pictured in our screen capture this morning.

Facebook Capture of Legacy Contacts
Facebook Screen Capture of Legacy Contacts

The Service according to Facebook is launched in the United States first and is hopefull to expand to more countries over time.

Our Latest TechtalkRadio KMSB Fox 11 02/09/2015

In this Weeks Segment Andy Taylor features products for enhancing the Drive. Have an Older Car but not a radio to todays Technology? Check out the JVC Bluetooth Enabled Radio, Headphones for the Kids? The iFrogz Little Rockerz is designed for young ears. Old School Cassette Radio in the Car? Monster iCarPlay can connect that smartphone, media player or tablet to your older car radio through the Cassette and finally, want some really good studio quality headphones? The JVC XX Series is fantastic!

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Tucson Radio Shacks Listed in Closings

Over the past few years, Business Experts have been trying to predict how long Radio Shack was going to stay in the game with retail locations in Malls as well as Free Standing Stores.  Radio Shack has rolled with the punches over changes in technology and continued to adapt however it seems those days of Radio Shack as the GoTo for that last minute electronic are dwindling.

ABC News reported today the first Wave of Closures could begin as early as February 17th 2015. This will usually mean sales on everything from In Store Items to fixtures. Years ago when CompUSA did its closures I purchased a Computer Worktable from the Stores Tech Department, the best $75 I’ve spent.

Tucson Arizona, according to a Document filed on the 5th of this month, will lose 3 stores in the first Tranche – Golf Links, 3927 Grant and Tanque Verde. A Second wave of Tranches will take out The Tucson Mall location along with the Oro Valley store. a Third Tranche should bring the total number of closures to 1784.

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Jurassic World Trailer Released Early! The Park is Open

The Park is Open! On KHIT 107.5 Today I mentioned the trailer would be available on Thursday! The Fine folks and Universal decided to give it to us a little Early! Thanks!! Here is the First look at the Official Trailer for the Film Due in June 2015

JURASSIC WORLD – In Theaters June 12, 2015

Steven Spielberg returns to executive produce the long-awaited next installment of his groundbreaking Jurassic Park series, Jurassic World. Colin Trevorrow directs the epic action-adventure from a screenplay he wrote with Derek Connolly. Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley join the team as producers.

Jurassic World will be released in 3D by Universal Pictures on June 12, 2015.

Genre: Epic Action-Adventure
Cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson, Irrfan Khan, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jake Johnson, Omar Sy, BD Wong, Judy Greer
Director: Colin Trevorrow
Written by: Derek Connolly & Colin Trevorrow
Based on Characters created by: Michael Crichton
Produced by: Frank Marshall, Patrick Crowley
Executive Producers: Steven Spielberg, Thomas Tull

Continue to follow the countdown on www.JurassicWorld.com and visit www.JurassicWorldMovie.com.

Call Of Duty Advanced Warfare GAMEPLAY Trailer

Our friends over at Activision wanted us to share this with you!

For us, we really have wanted to get a look at how the gameplay will pan out and how fresh it will look. From what we can see, certainly integrates some new weapons, effects and intense action. One of the Quotes in the trailer about that line between film and game is even more evident with the standout of Kevin Spacey!

Actor Kevin Spacey - Digitized featured in the Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Title
Actor Kevin Spacey – Digitized featured in the Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Title

According to Activision, the story line “takes players to a future devastated by a global attack. Rising from the chaos is Atlas, a Private Military Corporation led by the cunning Jonathan Irons. With the most powerful military force in the world, Atlas has effectively become a superpower for hire. Playing as Jack Mitchell, suit up in an advanced exoskeleton and join a highly-trained unit committed to restoring order.”

The exoskeleton carries over into Multiplayer, where an all-new movement system changes the way players traverse the terrain. Chain together boost actions like jump, dodge, and dash in a fast and fluid style of play. Equip all-new abilities and armaments in the revamped Create-a-Class. Earn additional weapons and gear through in-game Supply Drops, outfitting your operator in the deepest customization experience in franchise history.

Pre-order the Day Zero Edition now and get up to 24 hours early access!
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How to get the new U2 “Songs of Innocence” album {CONFIRMED!!!}

According to Apple, it was supposed to be too simple:

“Your album is already in your library, waiting for you to download. On your Mac or PC, open iTunes, then select the Albums tab. Select Songs of Innocence. Select a track to listen or click the iCloud icon to download.”

WRONG!!!  (Can you see the frustration in my text?…)

Another website gave information…that did not apply to me. My computers that have iTunes installed are using Windows 7 as the operating system. The instructions on http://radio.com/2014/09/10/how-to-download-delete-the-new-u2-album/ were incorrect for my configuration. In the comments section of that article, Nathan Bowhay (my new hero) is the person who provided the correct instructions that worked for me:

Click iTunes Store in the top right (not library)…
…click the house/home icon to the left of music…
…on the far right there is a QUICK LINKS section…click Purchased…
All your purchases including Songs of Innocence should be there and you can click the cloud on them to download them.

Thank you, Nathan!  Now maybe the throbbing that’s been in my head and neck the past few days will subside.