From all my experience with with iPhones I was under the impression that actually Bricking a phone was a slim possibility. And yes I've read and tried everything I could to get this to work.... My mom gave me her 8gig 3G with a broken LCD. I successfully replaced the LCD and it was working but needed to be charged. I was doing the reset to factory settings to remove my mom's crap so I could sell it. I had the white apple logo with the status bar underneath about halfway when the phone died. For a couple hours, when you pressed the power button, it would show the battery with the one red line, the lighting bolt and the charger. I charged it overnight and now nothing....Won't turn on, won't DFU, can't hold home and plug in, restart computer with phone in....nothing. I've LCD apart and put it back on, nothing.... Is this it for this phone? Anyone wanna buy it for parts lol?