7 Numbers That Apple Should Be Worried About

7 Numbers That Apple Should Be Worried About
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct, 26, 2012, file photo, people shop at an Apple store inside a mall in Cheektowaga, N.Y. Apple Inc. paid a rate of only 1.9 percent income tax on its earnings outside the U.S. in its latest fiscal year, a regulatory filing by the company shows. The world's most valuable company paid $713 million in tax on foreign earnings of $36.8 billion in the fiscal year ended Sept. 29, according to the financial statement filed on Oct. 31. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)
FILE - In this Friday, Oct, 26, 2012, file photo, people shop at an Apple store inside a mall in Cheektowaga, N.Y. Apple Inc. paid a rate of only 1.9 percent income tax on its earnings outside the U.S. in its latest fiscal year, a regulatory filing by the company shows. The world's most valuable company paid $713 million in tax on foreign earnings of $36.8 billion in the fiscal year ended Sept. 29, according to the financial statement filed on Oct. 31. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)

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].

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