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May 2014 Meeting

Next meeting: Tuesday, 13 May, 2014

First Half Hour at 6 PM
Main Presentation at 6:30 PM

Topic: Taking Control of Your House with Siri

Siri's a couple of years old now and has gone from being a petulant teen to being a useful adult. Through the use of some commonly available accessories and powerful scripting tools, Siri can do much more than just tell you if it's raining outside -- it can actually control physical devices.

In this tech talk, TUAW blogger and editor Steve Sande demonstrates how to set up your favorite iOS device to control the Internet of things, with and without Siri’s help. Through the use of connected devices available from SmartThings, Revolv, Belkin WeMo and a number of other manufacturers, it’s easy to take control of your world.

Steve will use these devices to demonstrate how to take control of your house from lights to your coffee pot to your garage door. I know you will be at this meeting!

We'll see you there.

Just remember the MacinTech meeting is on the second Tuesday at the Metrum Credit Union. We have member to member help time and discussion at 6 PM, and the meeting begins at 6:30 PM. For those who can come a little earlier, we meet at the Panera Bread on the south-east corner of Holly and Orchard starting at 5 PM.

If you have any questions, email Andy at Standy@ecentral.com

To go to our SIG web site, please visit MacinTechSIG.org

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March SIG Meeting

Next Meeting: Thursday, 24 April 2014

There will be no SIG meeting in March.

The next MMSIG meeting the fourth Thursday of the month at 6:30pm at Metrum. If you have a suggestion for a meeting topic, please, email Chris Domino at cjdomino@mac.com.

We meet at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of every month at the Metrum Credit Union in Englewood, CO. Visitors and drop-ins are always welcome! Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. sharp. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.. Meetings can run until 9:00 p.m.. Please note we do need to tidy up the chairs, etc., so if you can stay a few minutes and help out it's greatly appreciated!

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  • monthly newsletters and meetings for both groups
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  • option to enroll and participate in email discussion lists on a variety of Macintosh topics

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We meet at the Metrum Credit Union building near Arapahoe Road and South Holly Street, at 6980 S. Holly Circle, Centennial, CO 80112. Click on the When/Where button on the left side of this page to see a new map.

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