As the year draws to a close, we reflect on 2012 and make our predictions for 2013. 

The first three months of the year saw Apple face Chinese factory concerns, make 'incredible product' promises to shareholders, and launch the New iPad The first three months of the year saw Apple face Chinese factory concerns, make 'incredible product' promises to shareholders, and launch the New iPad… Read more: Apple in 2012: Jan-March, factory concerns, 'incredible product' promises, New iPad 

Analysts started to get excited about Apple's stock, predicting it would hit and Flashback became the biggest malware attack on the Mac Analysts started to get excited about Apple's stock, predicting it would hit and Flashback became the biggest malware attack on the Mac… Read more: Apple in 2012: April-June, 'Apple headed to ', Flashback hits, tax concerns, iBookstore sued

Apple celebrated three million downloads of OS X in one weekend, Apple and Samsung took to court, and Apple went and launched Maps... Apple celebrated three million downloads of OS X in one weekend, Apple and Samsung took to court, and Apple went and launched Maps... Read more: Apple in 2012: July-September, Mountain Lion launches, Apple v Samsung, Apple Maps fiasco

Apple launched iPad mini, Scott Forstall left, the iMac launched and AAPL shares lost value… Read more: Apple in 2012: October to December, iPad mini launch, Apple reshuffle, Forstall fired, AAPL falls

Compare to what we thought would happen this time last year: Apple in 2012 - predictions. There is also our Macworld Feature: Apple in 2012 feature. 

What could 2013 hold for Apple? 

Top of the rumours list last year and still just a rumour... Read: Apple in 2013: Apple TV, Television plans

For the latest rumours read: Apple Television iTV release date, rumours, and pictures

We may not have to wait a year for the next iOS device... Read: Apple in 2013: Apple's plans for the iPad and iPhone 

Find out more about the new iOS products here: 

iPhone 6 release date, rumours and leaked images
New iPad 5 release date, rumours and leaked images
iPad mini 2 release date, rumours and leaked images
iPhone mini release date, rumours and leaked images
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What Mac treats are in store? A Mac Pro is a given, or is it... Read: Apple in 2013: New Macs on the pipeline 

Look for beef-up graphics and improved efficiency Look for beef-up graphics and improved efficiency… Read: Apple in 2013: Big plans for processors

SSDs rule, but mechanical hard drives remain SSDs rule, but mechanical hard drives remain... Read: Apple in 2013: New storage technology 

Watch for more retina, plus skinnier screens... Read: Apple in 2013: New Displays coming

The coming years will bring faster connections everywhere... Read: Apple in 2013: New networking technologies

A happy new year to you from all at Macworld UK.