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Sidekick for Mac

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

$29.00
In English
Version 4.2.8
3.6
Based on 8 user rates

Sidekick overview

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 version 4.2.8

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

Sidekick for Mac

$29.00
In English
Version 4.2.8
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3.6

(12 Reviews of Sidekick)

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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.
winonafonda
winonafonda
Nov 12 2020
5.0
Nov 12 2020
5.0
Version: null
Nomad-Mu
Nomad-Mu
Aug 21 2020
2.0
Aug 21 2020
2.0
Version: null
jacob-wallstrom
jacob-wallstrom
Nov 3 2014
2.0
Nov 3 2014
2.0
Version: null
FlyinRyan7
FlyinRyan7
Feb 3 2012
3.0
Feb 3 2012
3.0
Version: null
LucasH
LucasH
Apr 26 2011
4.0
Apr 26 2011
4.0
Version: null
Razziphoto
Razziphoto
Mar 31 2011
3.5
Mar 31 2011
3.5
Version: null
Vancouveryogi
Vancouveryogi
Apr 26 2010
4.0
Apr 26 2010
4.0
Version: null
Markauk
Markauk
Nov 15 2008
5.0
Nov 15 2008
5.0
Version: null