About & Pics

Description

Ad free, open source Hacker News client, designed for both phones & tablets, with optimized speed & network usage.

Features:
- Browse top stories, best, newest, show HN, ask HN, jobs & user profiles
- Submit story, comment & vote, multiple HN accounts supported
- Catch up with best stories from past day, week, month or year
- Search, share stories, save for offline reading

Flexible reading options:
- Multiple themes, adjustable font & text size
- Colour-coded, collapsible comments thread
- Readability mode/external browser options

The project is open source at https://github.com/hidroh/materialistic. Public APIs are provided by Hacker News, Algolia and Readability.

All articles and comments in the app are displayed as is, provided by Hacker News, and not owned by the publisher of this app.

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Jan 28, 2015 (almost 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 2 months, on average.

Feb 10
2018
(Current)
Version 3.2

- Support Android Oreo, with adaptive icons and notification channels
- New in-app PDF viewer
- Improve custom tabs support for multiple browsers
- Support Spanish

Feb 02
2018
Version 3.1

- New auto day-night mode option
- Option to adjust color code opacity

Nov 01
2016
Version 3.0

- New on-screen D-pad that responds to swipe gestures to navigate nested comment threads (enable in Comment display options)
- Swipe stories to vote/save, swipe comments to toggle replies
- New list option to auto mark as viewed
- New app option to relaunch with last used screen
- New home screen widget
- New popup menu option to share stories and comments

Aug 10
2016
Version 2.9

- New on-screen navigation button that responds to swipe gestures to navigate nested comment threads (enable in Display options)
- Swipe stories to vote/save, swipe comments to toggle replies
- New option to auto mark as viewed
- New option to relaunch with last used screen
- New app widget
- New popup menu option to share stories and comments

Jun 12
2016
Version 2.8

May 22
2016
Version 2.7

Apr 25
2016
Version 2.6

Apr 01
2016
Version 2.5

Dec 19
2015
Version 2.4

Dec 16
2015
Version 2.3

Dec 13
2015
Version 2.2

Dec 10
2015
Version 2.1

Dec 04
2015
Version 2.0

Nov 19
2015
Version 1.9

Nov 16
2015
Version 1.8

An ad-free, open-source Hacker News reader with material design look and feel, designed for both phones and tablets.

Features:
* Full Hacker News reading experience with dedicated sections for top stories, newest, show HN, ask HN and jobs
* Popular stories from last 24h, past week, past month or past year (powered by Algolia)
* Search for any stories on Hacker News (powered by Algolia)
* Save, share and export stories
* Modern material design, fast and simple browsing of articles and comments
* Two-pane reading layout for tablet users
* Wide-range support for Android devices


Flexible reading experience:
* Multiple themes supported, adjustable font size
* Navigate colour-coded comments and replies in a single page/through multiple pages
* View articles with your browser of choice


The project is hosted at https://github.com/hidroh/materialistic
This project makes use of public API provided by Hacker News at https://github.com/HackerNews/API
All articles and comments in the app are displayed as is, provided by Hacker News, and not owned by the publisher of this app.


Feel free to give feedback and/or contribute to this app.

Oct 31
2015
Version 1.7

An ad-free, open-source Hacker News reader with material design look and feel, designed for both phones and tablets.

Features:
* Full Hacker News reading experience with dedicated sections for top stories, newest, show HN, ask HN and jobs
* Popular stories from last 24h, past week, past month or past year (powered by Algolia)
* Search for any stories on Hacker News (powered by Algolia)
* Save, share and export stories
* Modern material design, fast and simple browsing of articles and comments
* Two-pane reading layout for tablet users
* Wide-range support for Android devices


Flexible reading experience:
* Multiple themes supported, adjustable font size
* Navigate colour-coded comments and replies in a single page/through multiple pages
* View articles with your browser of choice


The project is hosted at https://github.com/hidroh/materialistic
This project makes use of public API provided by Hacker News at https://github.com/HackerNews/API
All articles and comments in the app are displayed as is, provided by Hacker News, and not owned by the publisher of this app.


Feel free to give feedback and/or contribute to this app.

Oct 19
2015
Version 1.6

An ad-free, open-source Hacker News reader with material design look and feel, designed for both phones and tablets.

Features:
* Full Hacker News reading experience with dedicated sections for top stories, newest, show HN, ask HN and jobs
* Search for any stories on Hacker News (powered by Algolia)
* Save, share and export stories
* Modern material design, fast and simple browsing of articles and comments
* Two-pane reading layout for tablet users
* Wide-range support for Android devices


Flexible reading experience:
* Multiple themes supported, adjustable font size
* Navigate colour-coded comments and replies in a single page/through multiple pages
* View articles with your browser of choice


The project is hosted at https://github.com/hidroh/materialistic
This project makes use of public API provided by Hacker News at https://github.com/HackerNews/API
All articles and comments in the app are displayed as is, provided by Hacker News, and not owned by the publisher of this app.


Feel free to give feedback and/or contribute to this app.

Sep 26
2015
Version 1.5

An ad-free, open-source Hacker News reader with material design look and feel, designed for both phones and tablets.

Features:
* Full Hacker News reading experience with dedicated sections for top stories, newest, show HN, ask HN and jobs
* Search for any stories on Hacker News (powered by Algolia)
* Save, share and export stories
* Modern material design, fast and simple browsing of articles and comments
* Two-pane reading layout for tablet users
* Wide-range support for Android devices


Flexible reading experience:
* Multiple themes supported, adjustable font size
* Navigate comments and replies in a single page/through multiple pages
* View articles with your browser of choice


The project is hosted at https://github.com/hidroh/materialistic
This project makes use of public API provided by Hacker News at https://github.com/HackerNews/API
All articles and comments in the app are displayed as is, provided by Hacker News, and not owned by the publisher of this app.


Feel free to give feedback and/or contribute to this app.

May 11
2015
Version 1.4

An ad-free, open-source Hacker News reader with material design look and feel, designed for both phones and tablets.

Features:
* Full Hacker News reading experience with dedicated sections for top stories, newest, show HN, ask HN and jobs
* Search for any stories on Hacker News (powered by Algolia)
* Save, share and export stories
* Modern material design, fast and simple browsing of articles and comments
* Two-pane reading layout for tablet users
* Wide-range support for Android devices


Flexible reading experience:
* Multiple themes supported, adjustable font size
* Navigate comments and replies in a single page/through multiple pages
* View articles with your browser of choice


The project is hosted at https://github.com/hidroh/materialistic
This project makes use of public API provided by Hacker News at https://github.com/HackerNews/API
All articles and comments in the app are displayed as is, provided by Hacker News, and not owned by the publisher of this app.


Feel free to give feedback and/or contribute to this app.

Apr 18
2015
Version 1.3

An open-source Hacker News reader with material design look and feel.

Features:
* Full Hacker News reading experience with dedicated sections for top stories, newest, show HN, ask HN and jobs
* Search for any stories on Hacker News (powered by Algolia)
* Save, share and export stories
* View articles with your browser of choice
* Modern material design, fast and simple browsing of articles and comments
* Multi-level navigation of story/comment/reply
* Two-pane reading layout for tablet users
* Multiple themes supported
* Wide-range support for Android devices


The project is hosted at https://github.com/hidroh/materialistic
This project makes use of public API provided by Hacker News at https://github.com/HackerNews/API
All articles and comments in the app are displayed as is, provided by Hacker News, and not owned by the publisher of this app.


Feel free to give feedback and/or contribute to this app.

Apr 15
2015
Version 1.2

An open-source Hacker News reader with material design look and feel.

Features:
* Full Hacker News reading experience with dedicated sections for top stories, newest, show HN, ask HN and jobs
* Search for any stories on Hacker News (powered by Algolia)
* Save, share and export stories
* View articles with your browser of choice
* Modern material design, fast and simple browsing of articles and comments
* Multi-level navigation of story/comment/reply
* Two-pane reading layout for tablet users
* Multiple themes supported
* Wide-range support for Android devices


The project is hosted at https://github.com/hidroh/materialistic
This project makes use of public API provided by Hacker News at https://github.com/HackerNews/API
All articles and comments in the app are displayed as is, provided by Hacker News, and not owned by the publisher of this app.


Feel free to give feedback and/or contribute to this app.

Feb 12
2015
Version 1.1

An open-source Hacker News reader with material design look and feel.

Features:
* Modern material design, fast and simple browsing of articles and comments
* Multi-level navigation of story/comment/reply
* Two-pane reading layout for tablet users
* Multiple themes supported
* Saving stories for later viewing, export/share your saved stories
* Option to view article inside app or using a browser of your choice
* Option to share your favourite articles
* Wide-range support for Android devices


The project is hosted at https://github.com/hidroh/materialistic
This project makes use of public API provided by Hacker News at https://github.com/HackerNews/API
All articles and comments in the app are displayed as is, provided by Hacker News, and not owned by the publisher of this app.


Feel free to give feedback and/or contribute to this app.

Feb 05
2015
Version 1.0

An open-source Hacker News reader with material design look and feel.

Features:
* Modern material design, fast and simple browsing of articles and comments
* Multi-level navigation of story/comment/reply
* Saving stories for later viewing, export/share your saved stories
* Option to view article inside app or using a browser of your choice
* Option to share your favourite articles
* Wide-range support for Android devices


The project is hosted at https://github.com/hidroh/materialistic
This project makes use of public API provided by Hacker News at https://github.com/HackerNews/API
All articles and comments in the app are displayed as is, provided by Hacker News, and not owned by the publisher of this app.


Feel free to give feedback and/or contribute to this app.

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