Switch Gets A Notes App, So The Calculator Doesn’t Get Lonely

You heard of Calculator, now get ready for...

You heard of Calculator, now prepare for…
Screenshot: Nintendo

If you’re one of many 5 individuals who obtained unseemly excited that there’s a Calculator app on the Switch, then I hope you’re sitting down as a result of this subsequent bit of stories is about to be your E3:

You seated? Ok.

There’s now a Notes app too.

Today for the low, low sale worth of $1.99 USD ($9.99 retail) you may write little notes for your self in your Nintendo Switch.

To use Notes, you write on a display of dominated white paper the place your messages seem as a kinda tiny and really messy script. The handwriting fashion is just a little childlike, reminding me of the sort of stuff I produced once I nonetheless held my pencil in my fists as a substitute of my fingers.

The description for the app is charming if just a little tough across the edges, with misspellings and awkward English suggesting it’s in all probability not the developer’s main language. It reads:

“You can have right now a wonderful too [sic] to note down anything you need on your everyday life. This is a simple and useful (it works perfectly) notation book for you, gamer or not gamer, to take notes in an easy and quick way. It comes with an automatic saving tool too.”

I’m equally charmed by the instance screenshots, particularly the purchasing listing that appears extra like a kind of hydration or treatment bots, reminding you of what you’re truly purported to do with the gadgets you purchase.


Screenshot: Nintendo

It was inevitable that Notes would come to the Switch after the calculator. After all there’s in all probability some overlap between individuals prepared to pay $10 for a calculator and folks prepared to pay $10 for Notes. At least I can truly consider some sensible utility for Notes versus Calculator. (Because I don’t care what you say, ain’t no person doing no math on no Switch.)

Children don’t but have entry to their very own cellular phone, for instance, may use Notes to jot down their strongly worded letter urging Sakurai to lastly add Waluigi to Smash. Could just a little pocket book work too? Yeah, but when I have been seven and had to decide on between carrying a pocket book or my Switch, Switch wins each time.


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