Hacker Bar lives in your menu bar and provides a steady stream of the top news stories from Y Combinator. This Open-Source utility lets you quickly and discretely check hacker news.
- Grabs the top stories from Y Combinator and seamlessly refreshes them every 5 minutes (or at a customized time interval).
- Puts a check mark beside each viewed story. Never again wonder if a link has been visited and use this feature to quickly jump back to any interesting article.
- Allows multiple stories to open in a new tab by group linking articles. If the web browser is open and the active application, stories will open in the background without closing the Hacker Bar menu.
- Gives easy access to comments with a click of the comment count bubble. Here, registered users can up-vote articles and get flame wars started even faster!
- Can be set to auto start on login, never missing another great Y Combinator story!
- Fixes crash when waking computer from sleeping a long time.
- More reliable fetching from YCombinator.
- Easier to tell how old the data is from the menu.
- Added option to "refresh now".
OS X 10.8 or later, 64-bit processor