Some applications are revolutionary, changing the way you do your work (or making entirely new kinds of work possible).
Then there are the smaller, less-celebrated applications that just make life a little bit easier. And the thing about them is, when the part of life they make easier is something that comes up a lot, they can actually have an impact that rivals their more heavy-hitting cousins.
Meet NetworkLocation, an OS X (Leopard and Tiger) utility that makes it much, much easier to stay connected when you move around with your Mac. Your wired network at work has different settings from your home wireless network? No problem – NetworkLocation changes IP settings, adjusts the volume, turns Bluetooth on or off, swaps the default printer, and much more… all automatically.
It’s phenomenally useful, affordably-priced ($26 and change in Canuck currency), and very well-supported; when I sent an email question, I not only got the right answer within an hour, but heard back from developer Rick Fillion a few days later to make sure my problem was resolved.
Go. Download. Try. Enjoy.