When do you guys think the MacBook Pro 2011 would be announced? (Please do not post any unnecessary comments such as noone knows, only Steve Jobs knows. No crap. This is for justified predictions hence the word "think".) I'll go first... I think that the MacBook Pros will be refreshed early February 2011. Mainly due to the following factors: - It'd likely to be after the CES, as the CES has taken much attention in regard to technology. If its released during the CES, it's likely that it will not get most attention as most of the consumer's attention is diverted to the CES itself. - USB 3.0 and Sandy Bridge are said to be announced after CES - It's been FAR over the average cycle day. It NEEDS a refresh/upgrade. - February is reasonable and not affected by the aftermath of the Xmas Season Sale (where Apple is most likely trying to get rid of all their remaining stock for the existing computers). - Some say April 2011. That is too far from the average cycle, and is unlikely that it will be announced after Q1. The latest I'd say is March 2011. - Some say Summer 2011 along with Lion. This is unlikely as you're telling me that Apple will be releasing the new computers with Lion OS? Then who will buy Lion OS itself?! Probably less people than if they released it prior to the Summer season. Apple is a company and they need this profit. It is unlikely it'd be out in Summer 2011. - The Mac App Store has been out already yesterday, it is likely that Apple is observing bugs and changes required to fix things, before releasing the new Macbooks. Steve had said the Mac App Store was, at its latest time, be released 90 days after October 20, which is roughly January 20th. Now that its released early, they have from now til 20 to observe bugs and fix things...ready for the new MBPs. - Since October, they had plenty of time to receive feedback from their Macbook Air, the future of the Macbooks. Now that they collected these data it is safe to release the MBPs. I think in fact its going to be announced in the next couple of weeks. And out in early February. What are your thoughts? Forgive me if I made a mistake.