HN - Hacker News Reader Alternatives

    HN - Hacker News Reader is described as 'The app parses Hacker News ' HTML itself instead of using an external parser, and therefore works as long as HN is online (with some maintenance needed if they make structural HTML changes)' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are seven alternatives to HN - Hacker News Reader for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, iPhone, Hacker News and Mac. The best alternative is Nomocle, which is free. Other great apps like HN - Hacker News Reader are HNBuddy - Hackernews client for iOS (Free), HNClient (Free, Open Source), Yarn (Free) and YAHN (Free).

    This page was last updated May 8, 2019

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      Different from typical Hacker News readers, Nomocle lets you create or follow dashboards to monitor specific topics of interest. It provides an easy way to get to the content you want to keep an eye on.
    1. Offline bookmarks, expandable & rich discussion threads, customisable reader, automatic themes, ... Everything you need for the best browsing experience possible.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Comfortably read Hacker News without having to open an endless amount of tabs anymore. You can choose articles to view from a sidebar and can optionally read articles and their comments next to each other on a split screen.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • Hacker News
      Yarn for Hacker News is a beautiful, full featured app for browsing and interacting with Hacker News.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      Yet another hacker news reader with offline mode. Features: Offline mode by default. Means the client will download everything, including news feed, posts and comments. Then you'll be able to read everything offline. Like while in subway.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.11, released on June 2014, can be still downloaded from Google Play Store

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Octal is a full-featured Hacker News client built with an eye for design and usability. Octal has all the features you'd expect from a Hacker News app, including the ability to sign in to your Hacker News account, post comments and upvote.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Hacker News
      Explore Hackernews in a visual way similar to Pinterest.
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