One of the great tools available on the Internet is Microsoft’s free SyncToy . A very simple tool, but nicely done, it keeps two directories in sync via a number of options. I use it to quickly backup my digital images onto my Linux mini-ITX system via a mapped drive.

House Prices

Wanting to move and not sure of how much houses round your area are going for? Interested in moving to an area, but don’t have a realistic idea of what price houses are? Or are you just really nosey and want to find out what your neighbours paid? solves all of these problems for you.

It offers access to all the UK land registry data since April 2000. Just type in your location and it returns details of all sales in that area, including price paid.