Dan Lurie, who's been guiding the poor Compaq-using member of the Gizmodo team, overheard two Apple employees in the hall as they left a briefing:

Guy: Have you heard anything about 12 and 17? Girl: Right now we only have 15.4, but Steve said last night that we would be getting 12 and 17.

Now we just need to know—how long until we can buy these, and how excited in the pants will Jobs be when he announces them?

Overheard: 12- and 17-inch MacBook Pros Coming Soon [The Apple Blog]