Speedy Hacker News

The top stories from Hacker News on your Opera speed dial.

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I've dusted off my own extension from 2011 and brought it back. The new version sports a cleaner look and works with current (Blink-based) versions of Opera.

Opera has seen significant improvements since, packing great performance with a pleasant interface on macOS. Surprisingly, a hacker news speed dial extension was still missing from the add-ons gallery.

I started from the basic shape and letterform, and experimented with the hacker news colour and shadow. The final icon is a tile, similar to the speed dial itself. The 'Y' in the bottom right of the speed dial provides closure, and serves as an indicator of the source of the content in the tile.

I started from the basic shape and letterform, and experimented with the hacker news colour and shadow. The final icon is a tile, similar to the speed dial itself. The 'Y' in the bottom right of the speed dial provides closure, and serves as an indicator of the source of the content in the tile.

The top stories from Hacker News

Hacker News is a popular social news source on computer science, development and entrepreneurship. It is a terrific fit for a speed dial time in a web browser.

Uncluttered and easy to use

Click on any headline to visit the source. You might find something interesting every time you open a new tab.