Materialistic

Interact with the "Hacker news" site

Hacker News client, designed for both phones & tablets, with optimized speed & network.

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
This app has features you may not like.

Packages

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 3.3 (79) - Added on 2019-04-01

    This version requires Android 4.0 or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • (5.1)
    • find accounts on the device
      Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
      (5.1)
    • 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.
    • read sync settings
      Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.
    • toggle sync on and off
      Allows an app to modify the sync settings for an account. For example, this can be used to enable sync of the People app with an account.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • io.github.hidroh.materialistic.permission.SYNC_ITEM
    • io.github.hidroh.materialistic.permission.AUTHENTICATE_ACCOUNTS

    Download APK 3.5 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 3.3 (77) - Added on 2019-03-28

    This version requires Android 4.0 or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • (5.1)
    • find accounts on the device
      Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
      (5.1)
    • 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.
    • read sync settings
      Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.
    • toggle sync on and off
      Allows an app to modify the sync settings for an account. For example, this can be used to enable sync of the People app with an account.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • io.github.hidroh.materialistic.permission.SYNC_ITEM
    • io.github.hidroh.materialistic.permission.AUTHENTICATE_ACCOUNTS

    Download APK 3.5 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 3.2 (76) - Added on 2018-02-13

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • (5.1)
    • find accounts on the device
      Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
      (5.1)
    • 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.
    • read sync settings
      Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.
    • toggle sync on and off
      Allows an app to modify the sync settings for an account. For example, this can be used to enable sync of the People app with an account.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • io.github.hidroh.materialistic.permission.SYNC_ITEM
    • io.github.hidroh.materialistic.permission.AUTHENTICATE_ACCOUNTS

    Download APK 3.4 MiB PGP Signature