Two Italian websites claim that new MacBooks Pro will be available next week, anticipating the previous prediction by a few days that they will come in early March. An Apple employee would have provided the iSpazio the product codes of five models, which are probably the ones that will be sold for prompt delivery.
The codes point to two 13 inch models, two 15 inch and only one 17 inch:
In addition, the website SlideToMac it also states that the update will not be modest and offer great news. What we can expect are new processors and GPUs, longer battery life and options to exchange SuperDrive for SSDs, for example.
Update (s 14h54)
Apple stores in Asian countries have begun to extend delivery times for current MacBook Pro models, indicating that an update is likely to happen soon.
Update II (s 18h35)
According to sources AppleInsider, Ma's high command is preparing its troops for a major launch soon, perhaps already next week. No details were given on what this product would be, but I think we already have an idea.
Update III (s 22h22)
Now it was the MacRumors to confirm the aforementioned information and give a date for the launch of the new MacBooks Pro: February 24th, next Thursday. Yes, a very unusual day of news from Apple but what they said.
Update IV (2/19 at 12:41 pm)
The staff of Cult of Mac you definitely don't need MANsaver: they well noticed that the next 24th day has a great reason to serve as a day for launching new MacBooks Pro, despite being a Thursday. Do you know who has a birthday that day? An almost unknown guy, who goes by the name of Steven Paul Jobs.
Nothing better to celebrate a birthday than to change the notebook market forever high-end. Again.