“What are the chances of Apple wowing the market with an iconic new product in 2013? About as slim as a Nano,” Haydn Shaughnessy writes for Forbes.

“Apple likes to create highly desirable products with an emphasis on slim and smaller – remember Steve Jobs holding up the slimmed down Mac Air a couple of years ago! But unless Apple is planning on breaking with its famous, minimalist design aesthetic, there will be no ‘new’ products in 2013,” Shaughnessy writes. “The technologies that would give Jony Ive scope for iconic watch and TV products is not quite there, and/or is mired in legal conflict.”

Shaughnessy writes, “There are a few issues underlying a new Apple product like an iWatch or TV.”

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