Well, does this kid have a lawyer? Apple might sue soon for copyright infringement... It's a possibility, isn't it? Of course, the kid will probably get a nice job and a future career at apple if lucky enough.
This isnt new it was first done by Johnny Lee and his hacks to the Wii remote and presented at the TED lectures ( TED.com ) a while ago. Johnny has also provided the software needed to do this as open source and free to all. I hope this person doesn't think he can pass Johnny's work off as his own.