There is already a generation of kids growing up in the Apple fold using the iPhones which were passed down from their parents. Besides there are plans ahead to make owning the iPhones less painful in India and China.
How do you know?
appelbaum is just talking up his ass, if he is that good a programmer he could have reversed engineered iOS to prove he is right.
Instead he just speculated to get this three minute of fame.
Kind of sad.