Sony COM-1/BLACK/WHITE mylo Personal Communicator

Sony Updated: 2007-09-26
Sony COM-1/BLACK/WHITE mylo Personal Communicator

Enjoy your favorite online activities right under your thumbs. The mylo™ (My Life Online) personal communicator lets you stay connected with your friends from just about anywhere with instant messaging, web browsing, music, pictures and videos-all concentrated in the palm of your hand. All you need to do is connect to an open WiFi hotspot (802.11b) and you can, browse the web with the built-in HTML web browser. With the built-in Skype software you can reach out to any Skype user on any Skype-enabled device and talk for free. Mylo is also a music player that allows you to share your playlists and stream songs between two mylo devices. The mylo communicator features a full QWERTY keyboard, a vivid colorful screen and no monthly service fees, allowing you to IM, chat and share with your friends nonstop.

What's Up Screen
The unique What's Up screen is an at-a-glance overview of your choice of friends, showing who's available for IM or voice calling. The What's Up screen also displays what music is currently being played.

Instant Messaging
Reach friends on three of the fastest-growing instant messaging services: Yahoo! Messenger, Google Talk and Skype. Use the Info button to switch among multiple IM conversations.

Send and receive email with many of the most popular web mail clients: Yahoo! Mail ®, GMail™ and more. The slide-out QWERTY keyboard means you can type without the hassle of the repeated key-presses you'd need on the number keypad of the typical mobile device.

Web Browsing
The mylo communicator allows you to browse virtually any HTML website allowing you to scroll horizontally and vertically through the page, fit to the QVGA width of the communicator screen or you can zoom in to display web pages at full resolution or zoom out to fit pages to the width of the screen (50%-150%). Mylo communicator’s web browser is HTML not WAP like the browsers found on many portable devices.

Internet Voice Calls
Skype lets you enjoy free Internet phone calls to and from any Skype enabled device, anywhere in the world. Or SkypeOut to any phone number for a nominal fee.

The mylo communicator plays back MP3, ATRAC or WMA (secured and unsecured) audio formats. Play music you’ve purchased from many online music stores. Perfect for multi-tasking, you can listen to music while you IM or surf the web. With Sony's Ad Hoc communication mode, you can share your play lists and stream songs directly between two mylo units--one at a time.

Enjoy MPEG-4 personal videos on the color screen. View files from a Memory Stick PRO Duo™ media card (optional) or the devices internal memory transferred using Sony's Image Converter 2 software (optional).

Long Battery Life
Mylo communicator’s Lithium-ion battery life offers up to 3.5 hours of talk time in internet calling, up to 8 hours video playback, and up to 45 hours of Music Playback5.

Download and view hundreds of JPEG pictures from the internet or from your digital camera. Transfer pictures using the supplied mylo Image Transfer software, by dragging and dropping or view from an optional Memory Stick PRO Duo™ media card.

Hotspot Locator
There are millions of WiFi hotspots including over 15 million American homes, almost every university campus, plus shopping malls, coffee shops, fast food restaurants, hotels, airports and border-to-border coverage in a growing number of U.S. cities. Enter your current location and the mylo communicator will direct you to the nearest of over 20,000 free and pay public hotspots in the U.S.