• Cisco AnyConnect Client DNS issues

    Since I started using the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client, I had DNS issues. I could not fully figure out why this happens on my system, but all signs lead to an issue with scoped DNS queries on macOS. Whenever the VPN is established, macOS uses the wrong order to resolve…

    November 26, 2017 4:01 PM

  • macOS: Video files in Quarantine

    I am not sure when it exactly started. But some time after I upgraded to High Sierra, VLC started to display a “Verifying the file” prompt with a progress bar whenever I opened a MKV or MP4 file. It did it every time and for every file, which was very…

    November 24, 2017 4:31 PM

  • iMac on the Fritz

    After six and a half years of heavy use, my main computer, a mid-2011 27″ iMac, is on the Fritz. It is currently unclear if it is the graphics card itself, some related hardware, or just a worn cable. Maybe I am gonna be surprised and it is something completely…

    September 25, 2017 10:00 AM

  • #BTW2017

    Eigentlich wollte ich nicht mehr über Politik bloggen. Politische Meinungspost altern meiner Meinung nach sehr schlecht und sehr schnell. Meinungen reifen, Meinungen ändern sich, vor allen Dingen die eigenen. Das kann dann unter anderem zur Folge haben, dass man eigene Einträge von vor fünf Jahren nur noch mit der Hand…

    September 25, 2017 5:48 AM

  • iPhone 8 Plus

    When Apple first announced this year’s new phones, I immediately wanted to go for the iPhone X. I was instantly sold on the idea of having an almost bezel-free OLED display, combined with the latest technology and one of the best chipsets on the market. And wireless charging? Please…

    September 15, 2017 2:05 PM