Slingbox Solo & Pro
The Slingbox ($180) connects to your TV and your home wireless network so you can; for example, you could watch the ballgame live on your laptop while you're in the bathroom. You can also watch the ballgame live on your laptop while you're in the bathroom of a hotel in Rome. It sends the programming from your TV, over the internet to wherever you are and you can even watch the programming on a cellphone. Get the Slingbox Pro ($230) and hook up your TiVo, satellite box, Apple TV, DVD player, etc.