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Washington Apple Pi Events

⌘ Note: in case of inclement weather, Pi activities follow the closure schedule of local school districts.

Pi Clubhouse and SIG meetings will be held at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814, Room 30-31. Map


HomeKit and the future of intelligent homes

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 security updates

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.

January 2016: How Siri can help you today

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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