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Connected #4 – iPad Mini, Chrono Trigger and text adventures

Written by on 27th October 2012

Hands-on impressions with the new iPad Mini from the editor of, we try to be secret agents by playing a Bond-esque text adventure, Chrono Trigger, #getdarrenontwitter and… Nyan Cat?! It’s Jon and Darren with the latest episode of Connected, the show for all things geek culture on Siren FM.


  • Fatboy Slim – Praise You
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra – Legend of Zelda Medley
  • The Killers – Human
  • Yasunori Mitsuda – Chrono Trigger (Arrange Version)
  • Blink 182 – All the Small Things
  • Barenaked Ladies – One Week
  • Fun – Some Nights
  • Tears for Fears – Shout
  • Yasunori Mitsuda – Frog’s Theme
  • Nyan Cat – Nyan Cat
  • Frank Sinatra – Let It Snow
  • Lisa Miskovky – Still Alive
  • Yasunori Mitsuda – Memories of Green
  • The Proclaimers – 500 Miles

iPad Mini Hands-on

We spoke to Stuart Miles, editor of, who had the chance to try out the new iPad Mini so we asked him what he made of the new device, and to give us an idea of the atmosphere when you get to try it…

James Bond

If you fancy having a better attempt than Darren at being James Bond, head to