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Bottle Rocket’s 3rd Annual QA Bootcamp Recap

Every year, the QA team puts on an informative and interactive event for testers outside of the company. Interested participants come from all over DFW to learn about a variety of topics covering the test approach to mobile and connected devices.

Bottle Rocket’s 7th Annual Rocket Science Hackathon

Rumblings of fresh features and tools from WWDC and I/O have subsided, but that doesn't mean we've moved on . Quite the opposite, really.

4 Things Businesses Need to Know from Google I/O 2018

Here are four key things that caught our attention and that we believe will have the greatest impact on business in the next year:åÊGoogle Assistant, App Actions, App Slices, and ML Kit.

Creating your Voice Assistant Strategy

The new Apple TV is nothing like its predecessors. See why "the future of TV is apps" and how the new Apple TV is the next generation of home entertainment.

Bottle Rocket’s Olympic Hackathon

Bottle RocketÕs developers have been participating in an Olympic-themed hackathon. Read more to find out why we think hackathons are so important.

Bottle Rocket Expands OTT Offering with Amazon Fire TV

Bottle Rocket has launched into new territory again with our first Amazon Fire TV app. WeÕre excited to offer our award-winning services to more devices.

Bottle Rocket Hosts Second Annual QA Bootcamp

Each year, Bottle Rocket hosts a Quality Assurance (QA) Bootcamp, a half-day event covering mobile and connected device application testing.

A Focus on Responsible Design

Accessibility is so important here that we've built accessibility standards into the whole of our business operations, from development to QA

Bottle Rocket QA: How Many Devices Is Too Many?

Testing apps poses an interesting dilemma: Should testing be performed on physical devices, simulators, emulators, or cloud-based devices?

Coca-Cola and Bottle Rocket Shortlisted for Effective Mobile Marketing Award

Coca-Cola Freestyle and Bottle Rocket have made the 2017 Effective Mobile Marketing Awards shortlist in the Most Effective B2C App category.

Bottle Rocket and Make-A-Wish® partner to fulfill wish to design a game

Bottle Rocket partnered with Make-A-Wish¨ to help an 11-year-old boy make his dreams of designing and creating his own video game come true.

5 Big Ideas from our Product Owner’s Guide to the Universe at MWCA

There were a ton of ideas that came from our speakers during the all-day event, and these are five of the most interesting...

Bottle Rocket Partners with Ravens to Launch Apple TV App

The Baltimore Ravens released their new AWE-Powered streaming app for Apple TV. Fans now have access to more exclusive content. Read all about it here.

Engineering Jedi: Maximize Connectivity in iOS 11

Apple has improved the URLSession API family. In this post, we'll look at MPTCP support and reachability monitoring built-in to URLSession.

From the Mouths of Interns

Rocket Science 2015, the mobile innovation lab and 24-hour hackathon from Bottle Rocket, revealed new thinking for mobile apps, virtual reality and more.

Engineering Jedi: Preparing for Android O

Android O isn't coming until later this year, but now's the time to start planning if you want your app to be ready when it's released.

Bottle Rocket Strengthens NPR’s Strategy with NPR One for Apple TV

NPR, the countryÕs most popular public radio platform, announced the NPR One app is now available on Apple TV, thanks to a partnership with Bottle Rocket.

Engineering Jedi: iOS Breakpoint Secret Sauce for Better Debugging

Learn about the top 5 Breakpoints that every iOS developer should enable in their project for better debugging.

Inside the QA Automation Lab

Discover more about Bottle Rocket's first ever QA Bootcamp.

Engineering Jedi: Why I Couldn’t Resist Echo Show

Rocket Science 2015 from Bottle Rocket is an event, a contest, and an all-out app fest where ideas for mobile innovations are created in just 24-hours.

5 Things Brands May Not Know About Android

Did you know that Android is running on more than 85% of smartphones globally? Learn more about the growing ecosystem powered by Google.

3 Takeaways from Google I/O 2017

GoogleÕs major developer conference, Google I/O, was chock full of useful information. Check out Bottle RocketÕs webinar to recap the top developments.

Engineering Jedi: iOS10 – The 4s Awakens

Think you only have to worry about the latest iPhone resolutions and aspect ratios when developing an app? Think again.

Android Developers and Kotlin: A Love Story

Rocketeers cheered at the news (literally). At last! Android devs and Kotlin could be together. But why all the excitement? Let us explain...

Engineering Jedi: Alexa Lingo

AmazonÕs Alexa is truly a feat of technology, but there is a whole vernacular surrounding her. HereÕs a glossary of Alexa lingo to help code some skills.

Becoming PCI Compliant with Bottle Rocket

Do you have a mobile app that accepts credit card payments? You need to make sure youÕre PCI Compliant. Bottle Rocket can help. Read more about it here.

SXSW 2017: The Big Stuff

Art directors, client and sales executives, and our top brass absorbed all they could. Get their top takeaways from SXSW 2017 here.

Bottle Rocket Nominated for Two 2017 Shorty Awards

Big news out of NYC this week: two Bottle Rocket-powered apps have been nominated for Shorty Awards! Find out which apps are now finalists.

TV Everywhere Platform, AWE, Finalist in Cablefax Digital Awards

Discover Rocketeer crafted SXSW insights on the future of retail, VR and AR, and more on the Bottle Rocket blog.

QSR Mobile Experiences Customers Want

Three key takeaways for mobile app loyalty with SPG Keyless. See what we found to be the most important features and functions for mobile app loyalty.

AWE Wins at the Mobile Excellence Awards

We couldn't have done it without our stellar AWE experts who run the show (that's a TV pun) here at Bottle Rocket.

What’s Next in In-app Purchases | A Mini-Hackathon Recap

Discover the latest from our recent mini-hackathon about in-app purchases.

Virtual Reality is Here – Why Now?

Discover more about John Sanford's visit to his elementary Alma Mater and how he gave back to his former school district.

Low-Friction Development Environments

Learn about low-friction development environments - what they are, their benefits, best practices, and more - from our iOS Architect.

Key Success Factors of VR – So Far

Virtual Reality is expected to be an $80 billion industry by 2025. A lot will change, but these success factors wont - for another year or two

Develop for the Future: Reducing Technical Debt

Developing with the future in mind may take additional time in the present, but it can save you a lot of time and money in the future.

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