not a snowballs chance in hades. that is just mindless wishful thinking. tc and the bod hate shareholders. watch tomorrow. they may flap gums that sort of sound good, stock edges up then everyone realizes they didn't really say anything... stock get pounded again.
I think Einhorn just wanted some attention. With the hiring of Luca Maestri from Xerox it seems likely a buyback is what Apple has planned for its shareholders. That seems better than the iPref gimmick.