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7 Numbers That Apple Should Be Worried About

11/08/2012 04:54 pm ET | Updated Nov 09, 2012

Is Apple in for a rough 2013? Maybe.

The Cupertino-based giant has long been loved by its cult-like following of iPhone fanboys and diehard Mac enthusiasts. Glowing product previews, soaring stock prices and highly anticipated gadget releases have become the norm for Apple. But in the right light, you can see a few kinks in the armor. Between the death of company co-founder Steve Jobs in 2011, and the massive patent wars waged against Samsung and other companies around the world, Apple has had its fair share of hard knocks recently.

Take a look at the slideshow (below) to see seven things -- from a declining tablet market share to a recent drop in stock price -- that should have Apple worried. Then tell us: Do you think Apple will maintain its hold on the consumer tech industry? Sound off in the comments section or tweet us at [@HuffPostTech].

7 Numbers That Should Concern Apple

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