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Sidekick
Sidekick
4.2.8
3.6
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Sidekick free download for Mac

Sidekick for Mac4.2.8

24 April 2015

Easy way to change network locations (was Network Location).

What is Sidekick for Mac

Sidekick (was NetworkLocation) is an application that automatically updates your laptop settings based on where you are. Just install the app, configure the places that you frequent, (home, work, a coffee shop, etc.) and never fuss with your settings again!

What's new in Sidekick

Version 4.2.8:
  • Fixed issue that would cause the map view to stop working

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Nomad-Mu
Nomad-Mu
Aug 21 2020
4.2.8
2.0
Aug 21 2020
2.0
Version: 4.2.8
This software served its function quite well but appears to have hit a dead end with 10.15 release. It launches but does nothing. Can't recommend without a recompile/rebuild.
Caberlin
Caberlin
Nov 1 2017
4.2.8
0.0
Nov 1 2017
0.0
Version: 4.2.8
Sidekick was working ok with Sierrs but is not working with High Sierra any more (here). It looks like Sidekick is not maintained any more.
FlyinRyan7
FlyinRyan7
Feb 3 2012
4.0.5
3.0
Feb 3 2012
3.0
Version: 4.0.5
Sidekick doesn't particularly WOW me. I've used this software since it's inception and used Network Location before that. Sidekick is fairly handy, has a nice interface, and the customer support is excellent. However, most of the actions you would actually WANT this software to do, it does not. For instance, start/stop the firewall, start/stop file sharing (sharing anything actually), swapping the dock applications, change the browser homepage...etc. I understand that there are some security risks with many of these items, however I believe users are willing to accept the risks. Sidekicks good points are that it has a few pluggins available and are integrated well. Adding more would put it over the competition. Additionally, the developers are quick to respond to questions and usually have gotten back to me within 24 hrs. Really though, you won't need to contact the developers as this software is fairly stable and reliable. I like Sidekick... I just don't 30$ like it. Check out: Airport Location - a very powerful, but somewhat unstable alternative OR Control Plane. Both are free and generally do the same thing as Sidekick, if not more. Their downfalls, like I alluded to, are stability.
Oshloel
Oshloel
Jul 27 2011
4.0
0.0
Jul 27 2011
0.0
Version: 4.0
I've been a Network Location user for some time; however, I can't get Sidekick to move past the Configure splash screen. It appears to import my Network Location data, but then once the Configure modal window appears and the Configure button (the only choice) is clicked, Sidekick just stops and there's no way out. I have to use Activity Monitor to kill it. I have emailed the developer, earlier today but haven't received a response yet.
Vancouveryogi
Vancouveryogi
Apr 26 2010
3.1.3
4.0
Apr 26 2010
4.0
Version: 3.1.3
I have been using NetworkLocation for the past month and it has become an indispensable tool. I bought a Mac because I wanted a fun and creative experience and NetworkLocation makes the whole experience even more seamless. I use my MacBook Pro both at home and at work and NetworkLocation automatically detects where I am and changes the default printer, the iChat status and makes sure the appropriate software is running. I was impressed to see that it integrates with third-party utilities - for example, one of my favourite utilities, Dialectic, automatically switches between using Skype and a land line depending on whether I'm at home or work. Give it a try. There's a fully function 30-day trial that will allow you to put it through its paces before paying the registration fee.
Cubitus
Cubitus
Sep 26 2009
3.1.2
0.0
Sep 26 2009
0.0
Version: 3.1.2
I also have problems with 3.1.2 under SL. Now it won't quit unexpectedly (as 3.1 did) but I cannot edit auto-locate rules and some actions cannot be properly set.
Jgalanter
Jgalanter
Sep 23 2009
3.1
0.0
Sep 23 2009
0.0
Version: 3.1
Trouble: 3.1 on Snow Leopard simple starts then aborts with a unhandled exception -- crashlog time.... Perhaps not quite ready for prime time.
Markauk
Markauk
Nov 15 2008
3.0.3
5.0
Nov 15 2008
5.0
Version: 3.0.3
Works well as advertised. It's great to have settings change automatically depending on your location without having to think about it. Initially I had a problem getting it to work, but the developer responded quickly and efficiently and the problem was resolved quickly. Great app + friendly and responsive developer = worth every penny!
Mgrimes
Mgrimes
Sep 11 2008
3.0
0.0
Sep 11 2008
0.0
Version: 3.0
The 3.0 situation has been cleared up by the developer. If you go to the store it's a $10 upgrade. The initial reaction was simple... nowhere is it mentioned that this is a paid upgrade - and without that information immediate it would cause any customer to fly off the handle.
Mgrimes
Mgrimes
Sep 11 2008
3.0
0.0
Sep 11 2008
0.0
Version: 3.0
Not very cool to make 3.0 a paid upgrade, fail to mention it, make it cost more than 2.3 cost (no upgrade discount) and then provide no way to download the old version.
Tjerja
Tjerja
Jan 15 2008
2.2.1
0.0
Jan 15 2008
0.0
Version: 2.2.1
$25 for a missing feature in leopard??? that's one fifth of the total os price!... dgeezz., i bet apple will include this in the next upgrade anyway. How about lowering the price, or make it shareware instead?? ;-)
Foulger
Foulger
Nov 20 2007
2.2
0.0
Nov 20 2007
0.0
Version: 2.2
Half the price triple the profit
$29.00
3.6
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.8.0 or later

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