G1’s browser getting hijacked like a cab in Liberty City?

There’s already been a G1 firmware pushed out to patch up a browser security issue, but you know how it goes with those — two flaws seem to magically sprout up in place of every one that’s snuffed out. It’s unclear exactly what’s going on here, but some G1 users are reporting that attempting to visit Yahoo!’s home page is intermittently redirecting them to a totally legit-looking page imploring them to download some bogus Microsoft AntiSpyware crap — and while we’re thinking that this fake site was intended to target slightly larger computers of the Windows variety, it’s disturbing that this redirect somehow managed to filter down to Android. It could be a DNS hack or a problem with T-Mobile’s proxies, in which case the G1’s own defenses are absolved for the time being, but that’s not much comfort for Joe Yahoo-User, now is it?

HTC Touch Pro breaks free on Verizon

If it’s just gotta be Windows Mobile then the HTC Touch Pro is about as good as it gets. After HTC jumped the gun yesterday, the Touch Pro is up and dancing the QWERTY slide on Verizon’s website exactly as rumored. $419.99 minus that $70 mail-rebate makes it yours for $350 with two-year contract. Right, $50 more than with AT&T.


T-Mobile G1s now shipping with 3.5mm headphone adapters included

It’s not going to somehow magically conjure a jack where there’s currently nothing more than a sad-looking ExtUSB port, but new G1 buyers can take some solace in the knowledge that they’ll be able to plug in, turn it up, and tune out right out of the box. We’ve received official word from HTC that 3.5mm headphone adapters for the ExtUSB port are now being bundled with the phone, meaning you won’t be stuck with that janky (no, seriously, it’s insanely terrible) headset with the special connector that you get free of charge; after all, when we’re blasting the Jonas Brothers at full tilt, we need the kind of fidelity that only high-end earbuds can provide. What, you got a problem with that?