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LinuxDevices: Linux Powers Sony's New Mylo WiFi Handheld

Aug 11, 2006, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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"In September, Sony expects to ship a Linux- and Qtopia-based handheld device featuring WiFi connectivity, an Opera web browser, and a variety of text- and voice-messaging clients and media players. The Mylo--short for 'My Life Online'--will be available in black or white, priced at $350.

"Despite its relatively high price, the Mylo will not include cell phone capabilities. Nor will it apparently offer compatibility with marketshare-leading instant message services from AOL and Microsoft..."

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