nOS turns Nintendo Switch into a mini PC – and it's weird

Screenshot from nOS Nintendo Switch app
(Image credit: RedDeerGames)

The Nintendo Switch is one of our favourite devices for gaming, but could it also replace your iPad or PC? A new app billing itself as a replacement Nintendo Switch OS claims that it could. 

The 'new operating system' or 'nOS' lets you make notes, to-do lists and calculations. It has a gallery of pre-selected images, a notebook an MS paint-like app and simple puzzle minigame, but some Switch fans are confused about what it is (not yet got the console? See our pick of the best Nintendo Switch deals).

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Joseph Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment for creatives, from monitors to accessories and office supplies. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives, where he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and collaterals for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.