TechFast: Motorola Tablet This Week, New MacBook Pros Soon?

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Good morning! Here are some of today’s top tech stories so far. Techland will be taking it easy today in observance of the holiday but we’ll be back in full swing tomorrow.

Apple stops selling MacBook Pros until the refresh

Link: 9to5Mac

Apple’s line of MacBook Pro laptops are about due for an update. Current supplies appear to be dwindling in anticipation of new ones.

Motorola Xoom will ship without Flash support on February 24th, expects it in ‘Spring 2011’?

Link: Engadget

Verizon’s page for the Motorola Xoom Android tablet has officially gone live. It’ll be available this Thursday, but support for Flash websites won’t.

Google May Kill Chrome URL Bar

Link: Conceivably Tech

Google’s “Chrome” web browser already makes pretty good use of screen real estate but the search engine giant may be working on a more compact version that stuffs navigation functions into a tab.

Report: Egyptian dad names child ‘Facebook’

Link: CNN

CNN reports that an Egyptian man “has named his newborn daughter ‘Facebook’ in honor of the role the social media network played in bringing about a revolution” in the country. Facebook. The girl’s name is Facebook.

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