All categories

  • Applications:
  • Games:
  • Community:
  • Desktop:
  • The basic idea...

    "The basic idea behind open source is very simple. When programmers on the Internet can read, redistribute, and modify the source for a piece of software, it evolves. People improve it, people adapt it, people fix bugs. And this can happen at a speed that, if one is used to the slow pace of conventional software development, seems astonishing...
    ...The Open Source pages exist to make this case to the commercial world."    - Introduction to Open Source -

    Details: HN - Hacker News Reader

    market download HN - Hacker News Reader
    Finally, a reliable Hacker News reader with a focus on design & usability! It's also open-source.

    Upcoming feature:

    • Post comments

    Current Features:

    • View Hacker News stories and comments, beautifully laid out
    • Also view articles in ViewText, Google, or your system browser (you can set each as default)
    • Upvote stories (long-press on story) and comments (long-press on comment).
    • Collapse and expand comments by tapping on them
    • Choose from 3 text sizes
    • Switch between stories and comments with one tap
    • View "more" stories than only the HN frontpage
    • Share the article's URL to your installed apps (Instapaper, Pocket, Twitter,...)
    • See which articles you have already visited

    Please report any issues to me via Twitter (@manuelmaly) or via mail (link is below).

    Get the source code here:

    Author: Manuel Maly
    Version: 1.9.15
    Market link:
    Web site:

    Source code:
    Code license:
    Market downloads: 50,000-250,000
    Market rating: 4.4 / 5.0
    Category: Top:/Applications/News & Magazines

    Added: 2013-06-09
    Updated: 2017-02-21
    Hits: 1313

    Edit link