Star Wars heads to Blu-ray
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Star Wars heads to Blu-ray

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IT'S MONDAY AUGUST 16th, I'm Jeff Bakalar and it's time to get Loaded. LOVE 'EM OR HATE 'EM ALL SIX STAR WARS MOVIES ARE COMING TO BLU-RAY IN 2011. THE BOXED SET WILL INCLUDE NEW DOCUMENTARIES, BEHIND-THE-SCENES MOMENTS AND OTHER SPECIAL FEATURES EXCLUSIVE TO BLU-RAY. GEORGE LUCAS AND COMPANY REVEALED THAT THE BLU-RAY EDITIONS OF THE ORIGINAL SERIES FILMS WILL HAVE THE MUCH-RUMORED BUT NEVER BEFORE SEEN ALTERNATE OPENING TO RETURN OF THE JEDI. GOOGLE HAS RELEASED A NEW MOBILE APP CALLED VOICE ACTIONS, ALLOWING THE USER TO DICTATE TEXT MESSAGES, EMAILS, EVEN SEARCH FOR PHONE NUMBERS ALL WITHOUT HITTING A BUTTON. HOWEVER, DON'T SEARCH FOR IT JUST YET ON YOUR ANDROID PHONE; VOICE ACTIONS IS ONLY CURRENTLY AVAILABLE ON DEVICES RUNNING THE NEW ANDROID 2.2 UPDATE. PHILILIP MARKOFF, THE ALLEGED "CRAIGSLIST" KILLER WAS FOUND DEAD IN HIS CELL, FROM WHAT AUTHORITIES ARE SAYING LOOKS LIKE A SUICIDE. MARKOFF, A FORMER MEDICAL STUDENT, WAS CHARGED WITH THE MURDER OF A WOMAN HE MET THROUGH CRAIGSLIST PERSONAL EROTIC ADS, AND WAS ALSO ACCUSED OF ATTACKING TWO OTHER WOMEN. MARKOFF WAS FOUND DEAD ON SUNDAY, THE DAY AFTER WHAT WOULD HAVE BEEN HIS FIRST WEDDING ANNIVERSARY. A GROUP CALLED TEAM XECUTER IS CLAIMING THEY'VE HACKED THE NEW SLIM XBOX 360, ALLOWING IT TO PLAY COPIED GAMES. TO PROVE IT, THE TEAM IS PLANNING ON RELEASING A VERSION OF THE PATCH TO THE PUBLIC. BUT JUST LIKE COPYING XBOX GAMES, IT'S ILLEGAL, SODON'T BE SURPRISED WHEN MICROSOFT PLUGS UP THIS EXPLOIT. THOSE ARE YOUR HEADLINES FOR TODAY. I'M JEFF BAKALAR FOR CNET.COM, AND YOU'VE JUST BEEN LOADED.

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