So it's a bit hard finding information on iPhone 3G since it's an old phone.
Dead links to patches, outdated guides with missing images etc...
So here's the deal.
My girlfriend lost her phone and wanted to use her old iPhone 3G (1st Gen device)
Please note, it's not a 3GS.
This phone was unlocked to use with all carriers and Jailbreaked.
She connected to iTunes and chose to update.
You all know what happened (and if you don't you don't need to read further )
So, she followed some guides and tried to jailbreak it again.
She repeated the process many times with many different firmware versions.
In the end, she got it working (somewhat) but it was really sluggish and any time something was animated the screen flickered. The SIM wouldn't get any reception either.
So I told her I could probably help her out. However... Someone said "Just restore the phone by connecting it in DFU mode". So this was done.
Now, I can't check anything in the phone and I don't get anywhere with anything.
I'm struggling in the dark here!
I've managed to find a site with a bunch of firmware for download. But from my understanding, all those jailbreaking attempts she did before might have changed the baseband etc... I have no idea how to get into the phone and check anything (current firmware version or baseband).
So... Is the hone fucked?