Reddit? Get it

It’s hard to explain reddit — basically a news and article-discovery site — to those who don’t use it. But for those who do frequent this complex online community, where users can go to find articles, videos and other information on virtually every subject, the site quickly becomes a daily habit. One gripe that regulars might have, however, is that reddit doesn’t have an official app (although one is in the works).

BaconReader for reddit attempts to fill that gap, with an easy-to-use mobile version of the site. It lets users log in with their existing reddit accounts and quickly bookmark the parts of the site, known as subreddits, that they most want to read. It also lets users browse whatever is trending on the site.

The app does have ads — or rather, one banner ad per screen — but you can pay for an upgrade to ditch that if it bothers you. Free, for iOS and Android; $1.99 for an ad-free version.

Hayley Tsukayama