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Hacki for Hacker News

Hacki is a simple noiseless Hacker News reader that is just enough.
New in version 0.2.6
- You can now participate in polls.
- Pick up where you left off.
- Swipe left on comment tile to view its parents without scrolling all the way up.
- Huge performance boost.
Features:
- Log in using your Hacker News account.
- Browse stories from various categories.
- Submit links.
- Leave comments on stories.
- View and participate in polls.
- Mark stories as favorite.
- Browse comments and stories you have posted in the past.
- Search for stories on Hacker News.
- Collapse comments.
- Vote on comments or stories.
- Pin stories to the top of home page.
- Get in-app notification when there is new reply to your stories or comments.
- Download stories for offline reading.
- Pick up where you left off.
- And more...

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Versions

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 0.2.6 (40) suggested Added on 2022-05-20

    This version requires Android 8.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • display notifications as full screen activities on a locked device
      Allows the app to display notifications as full screen activities on a locked device
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.

    Download APK 58 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 0.2.4 (38) - Added on 2022-05-09

    This version requires Android 8.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • display notifications as full screen activities on a locked device
      Allows the app to display notifications as full screen activities on a locked device
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.

    Download APK 57 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 0.2.3 (37) - Added on 2022-05-02

    This version requires Android 8.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

    Download APK 56 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log