claw: Unofficial Lobsters App 17+

Computing-Focused Community

Zac Gorak

Designed for iPad

    • $2.99
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Discover and discuss the latest stories from Lobsters ( your community-powered source for news in technology, computer science, programming, and more.

Read trending tech, science, programming, and startup news from Lobsters ( with the only Lobsters Reader written in SwiftUI. Lobsters is a computing-focused community centered around link aggregation and discussion. claw is created specifically with iOS design guidelines in mind and the latest technologies, so it fits right at home on your device.

- Supports the hottest and latest stories from
- View stories by tag(s)
- View comments and user profiles
- Supports iOS 14's widgets
- No ads!

Note: Lobsters does not support 3rd-party logins. This is currently just an unofficial reader application for those that prefer a more native browsing experience.

This project is open source. Contributions are welcomed.

What’s New

Version 1.5.3

- Bug fixes and improvements

This is an open source application. Comments and contributions are welcomed. Checkout our GitHub for even more information!

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

hardmode4dayz ,

Impressive and Easy UI

Infinite info at your fingertips. Great reader for a great site. The super customizable UI makes this app super easy to use and satisfying. Lots of customization and lots of interesting articles to read. Amazing overall reader

MJ2794 ,

Better than Hacker News

The stories and comments are so much better than Hacker News. I like how simple this app is with the stock look.

d33znootz ,

$3 for an app you can’t log into?


Developer Response ,

Lobsters does not provide an official API to support login.

Please read the app description before purchasing.

You can contact Apple for a refund.

App Privacy

The developer, Zac Gorak, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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