The January 23, 2016 General Meeting has been canceled. While Pi technicians were successful in stretching the necessary Ethernet cables through the drifts, the USB cables for controlling the mouse, and HDMI cables for video, proved be too much of a challenge.
February 27, 2016 will feature Jimmy Obomsawin talking about the next big thing: HomeKit.
Trivia note: the Macintosh is 32. Where were you in 1984?
Winners of the Washington Apple Pi Photo Contest 2015 were announced at the October General Meeting, and their photos are on display.
Jimmy Obomsawin will talk about Apple's HomeKit on February 27, 2016, a software toolkit for automating things around your home and allowing you to interact with them via your phone. Control lighting, heating and cooling, window shades, plugs and switches, locks, CO2 sensors and more.
Apple releases security updates for El Capitan 10.11.3, Yosemite and Mavericks on Jan. 19, as well as iOS 9.2.1. An update to tvOS 9.1.1 was released on Jan. 2, 2016. Use your device's update software to get these necessary security patches. You may also get a combo update for El Capitan 10.11.3.
On January 23, 2016, Mike Wish will visit the Pi to show how Siri can help you with your life Bring your Siri-equipped device and both you and your device may learn some new tricks. The flyover by Apple's fleet of autonomous MagicCars, previously scheduled, has been postponed due to temporal anomalies.
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