Some iPhone 3Gs are reported to be nothing more than iBricks. Hours of troubleshooting later, when frustration has reached the breaking point, there's only one sure solution left. Blendtec has the answer:
Though I'd first recommend recycling your old phone, an iPhone smoothie could prove more profitable. The last time Tom Dickson blended an iPhone, the resultant residue was sold on eBay for $901 much more than the cost of an unblended iPhone. Can he do it again? Or will the iPhone 3G sell "twice as fast for half the price"?