Shares of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) are limping into the second part of the calendar year, a period that is critically important for the company. As is typically the case, investors and consumers expect Apple to have some very big items in its product portfolio both in the short term and long term. So what's most likely to hit the market in the next six months, and what could that potentially mean for Apple and its investors? Fool contributor Andrew Tonner weighs in on some of the biggest Apple storylines to watch for during the rest of the year.

Editor's note: In the video, Andrew refers to an upcoming "iPhone 5" launch. He meant the expected iPhone 5S launch.

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