It's like normal Hacker News, but darker... and easier on the eyes. Dark Hacker News is a simple Hacker News app for browsing Hacker News stories and comments.

Features Include:
Dark theme for easy reading and browsing.
View stories by Trending, New, Ask HN, and Show HN.
Bookmark your favorite stories with a tap and come back to them later.
Organize your bookmarks with custom folders.
Share interesting stories you find with your friends.
Traverse the comments easily by collapsing them with a simple tap.
Viewed stories turn grey so you know where you've been.
Theme switcher for when you're not feeling so dark.
and more to come!

What’s New

Version 1.2.1

Added 'Best' stories tab.
Updated app screenshots.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

John36dd ,

Best of the bunch

Does what it needs and stays out of your way. The UI I prefer. Softer edges.

Developer Response ,

I tried to keep the UI minimal so I really appreciate this feedback! Enjoy the app!

el gravel ,

super smooth

i like this one best. very elegant & the light mode is equally so. nice flow into comments and the in-app browser option makes me happy. settling here after playing with several option.

Developer Response ,

I really appreciate the thoughtful and kind review! Enjoy the app!

ioprophet ,

Truly awesome

I’m glad I found this app for HN! Great work!!

Developer Response ,

Thank you for the kind words! If you have any feedback or features you’d like to see in the app please let me know. Enjoy!


Mark Murphy
87.6 MB

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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