Today, just after Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) huge rally in the wake of the fiscal cliff deal, the stock took another inexplicable drop, this time of around 2%. With its earnings report coming in just under three weeks from now, Motley Fool tech and telecom analyst Andrew Tonner gives us some of the most important things to pay attention to about Apple at the moment. He tells us how the company is allaying investor concerns about a slowdown in innovation, why he sees the company continuing to dominate its prime product segments despite stronger-than-ever competition, and why Apple may have an edge on the next space everyone wants to own: smart TVs.

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