Woot : One Day, One Deal
Cool idea, right price point, but only supports AOL Instant Messenger. If it supported Yahoo IM, or maybe mulitple formats I might have picked one up to play with.
Actually they point out a problem in many households - one computer. What I think most houses need is one big, honking server and several cheapy laptops with WiFi. That way everyone could store their MP3, DVR, etc files in one spot and yet everyone has mobile connection to all their files. Plus people could use things like calander programs. Hey, I know someone who uses Paypal to send money to his son that lives in his house instead of say giving him $10 for mowing the lawn.