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Definition: mylo

(MY Life Online) A handheld Internet appliance from Sony that provided Web access, instant messaging, photo sharing, music and video playback and a Skype telephone. Introduced in 2006, the tiny mylo used a Wi-Fi connection and a thumb keyboard for data entry. An enhanced mylo 2 model was introduced in 2008 but the product line was dropped in 2010. See Internet appliance.

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Designed as an alternative to a smartphone without the monthly fee, Sony's mylo packed a lot of functions into a small space. The screen slid up to reveal the thumb keyboard. (Image courtesy of Sony Electronics, Inc., www.sony.com)