Get in with the parents!
It isn't often that I evangelize for something other than the Flash Platform. There is something out there though that I have evangelized, and have built up quite a little following for. The thing in question in the Slingbox
Being a big hockey fan, I always use it to watch games when I am on the road traveling , or if I am at work. Recently, my girlfriend's father was over and I showed it to him. He thought it was really cool, so I got one and set it up for him:
This is him and his brother in Florida (where they live for the winter) enjoying a Senators game in their condo. Talk about getting in the good books! They love it, and now a few other members of her family want me to set one up for them.
Makes a great Xmas present!