To begin with, should have done it myself like my old 3G but was out of town and my GF took it to a phone 'repair' shop here in philippines to unlock so we could give it to her sister. Got back to a brick, seems the shop didn't know the difference about old/new bootroms and apparently chose the wrong one; the guy doesn't admit this but the symptoms seem to fit from what I see on the web. AND he did not save any SHSH blobs of course. When using either redsn0w or tiny umbrella, the phone shows as 3GS in recovery mode. I've tried 'fixing' the recovery numerous times without success, downloaded the following IPSWs from iClarified and all fail when installing through iTunes with various error codes, mostly 3194. Phone originally had 5.1.1, baseband 5.16 (not sure) and locked to Korea Telecom (KT); when I left Korea and requested it to be unlocked, they said they did but it never would accept another SIM. Is there any way I can restore to factory settings, if not jailbreak right now? I'll be in Korea for a few weeks and can talk with KT there but not sure what they can do for the phone. Appreciate any and all positive attempts to help out, thanks.