Sony mylo 2 (COM-2) features and reviews

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Sony mylo personal communicators renamed mylo Internet Devices
Nothing earth-shattering to report here, but I just noticed that Sony Style is now selling the Sony mylo 2 (COM-2) personal communicator as the mylo Internet Device. The "personal communicator" moniker that Sony has been using since 2006 was well…

YouTube now incompatible with Sony mylo 2 (updated)
Shortly after Sony bestowed its mylo 2 (COM-2) personal communicator with the 1.201 firmware update, which added video recording for direct YouTube uploads, users began to complain that the upgrade "broke" YouTube. Having experienced the exact opposite when I updated…

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Sony mylo 2 software update (1.201) adds video recording for direct YouTube uploads
It’s barely been three months since the mylo 2 personal communicator got its first software update (1.100), and already version 1.201 is up for download at the official Sony eSupport site. In addition to supporting 16GB Memory Stick Duo cards…

Download Amazon MP3 tracks directly to Sony mylo 2 (COM-2)
Although Sony has always defined the mylo 2’s download capabilities to exclude support for direct-downloads from subscription services and online music stores, Amazon MP3 is actually an unstated exception. After Pocketables reader Craig notified me of his success with purchasing…

Sony mylo 2 gets first software update (1.100)
The first software update for the mylo 2 (COM-2) personal communicator recently became available for download from the Sony eSupport website. In addition to the general "system stability" improvements, version 1.100 builds on the previous 1.000 by adding support for…

Review: Web browsing on Sony mylo 2 (COM-2)
Though not marketed as its primary feature, web browsing on the new mylo 2 (COM-2) personal communicator is described by Sony as being "closer to the internet experience on a PC." This lofty claim is backed by the device’s NetFront…

Review: Sony mylo 2 charging cradle (COMP-CR1)
One of the official accessories designed exclusively for use with the Sony mylo 2 (COM-2) is the charging cradle (COMP-CR1), which is advertised as a "simple and convenient solution for charging and powering" the personal communicator. The cradle is true…

Widgets on the Sony mylo 2 (COM-2)
Sony is in the final stages of building mylo labs, a website that will soon allow mylo 2 (COM-2) users to create and share widgets with others and that already houses a widget gallery containing five company-developed mini apps (calendar,…

Sony mylo 2 (COM-2) vs. Nokia N810
Although not intended to appeal to the same market, the Sony mylo 2 (COM-2) personal communicator and Nokia N810 Internet Tablet still share enough similarities to warrant head-to-head battles and other comparisons. I’ve already finished my Nokia N810 review and…

Sony mylo at a glance: COM-1 and COM-2
Whenever an upgrade to an existing device is released, many consumers are faced with a confusing purchasing decision: buy the new model at full price or pick up the deeply discounted original? If you’re experiencing this quandary over the Sony…

Unboxing the Sony mylo 2 (COM-2)
At the end of my CES 2008 reflections article, I confessed that my favorite device of the show was the Sony mylo 2 (COM-2). Even in the midst of all the Intel MIDs, I was still most captivated by the…

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