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TechWeek Recap – the Future of AR and VR

Bottle Rocket takes innovation so seriously, that we carve out time every year to participate in large and small-scale hackathons. See why theyÕre helpful and real world applications here.

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.

Dallas Morning News Names Bottle Rocket a National Standard

Find out what it means to be named a National Standard in workplace environments and company culture by the Dallas Morning News.

TechWeek Recap: from Smartphones to Smart Cities

We've put a lot of hard work into our QA automation process and we wanted an automation lab that was just as awesome.

Reaching All Screens: Solving the Video Service Conundrum

The Appy Awards celebrate and acknowledge creativity and excellence in app design. Winners will be announced Wednesday, May 17 in New York.

Coca-Cola Freestyle and Mary Kay Win at the 2016 W3 Awards

We're proud to announce that both Coca-Cola Freestyle and Mary Kay myCustomers apps won at the 11th annual W3 Awards.

Bottle Rocket Cited As A Strong Performer By Independent Research Firm

Bottle Rocket, an award-winning mobile design, strategy, and development company, has been rated a Strong Performer by Forrester Research.

Exploratory Testing – It’s a Team Event

As part of Civil War Week, HISTORYå¨ Digital is releasing an updated version of the award-winning The Civil War Today iPad app developed by Bottle Rocket.

Hello Again – Apple Event Recap

The Apple event last week featured a major update for the Apple TV and introduced long-awaited hardware updates for the MacBook Pro line.

Coca-Cola Nominated in the 2016 Atlanta Mobile Awards

Congrats to our friends at Coca-Cola Freestyle for placing in the Best IOT/Wearable/Hardware category in the 2016 Atlanta Mobile Awards.

Virtual Reality is here. How should your brand activate today?

For the final day of Google I/O, we wanted to take a moment and share a few favorite updates and pieces of technology that our developers saw during their final day of Google I/O.

Why Brands Should Optimize for Google Assistant

Google Assistant will rely on what it knows about you, your products / services, and relevance to an immediate need. Find out how to prepare.

Google VR: What Does Daydream Mean for Brands?

At Bottle Rocket, we occasionally take time to focus on exploring new technologies. We call these ÒHack WeeksÓ and they generally consist of small teams meeting for an hour or two each day to try out some new ideas.

Quality Assurance Automation

Daydream is the next generation of mobile virtual reality headsets. Learn more about the HMD and what it means for brands in the future.

Bottle Rocket at 360iDev: CoreAnimation Using Swift Playgrounds

Watch Russel Mirabelli's presentation on better CoreAnimation with Swift given at the 360iDev developer conference.

Coca-Cola Freestyle App Renovates for iOS 10 With Tasteful iMessage Extension

Check out Coca-Cola Freestyle's new iMessage app extension. Its easier than ever to share your favorite mixes in iOS 10.

Beyond Music, AirPods, and UX

We've had some time to think about the event, and we've noticed something interesting about Apple's new focus.

iPhone 7 & Apple Watch Series 2: What You Need to Know

Equipped with powerful new processors and new features open to developers, what should brands know about the iPhone 7 & Apple Watch Series 2?

Amy Czuchlewski Honored at CIO/CTO Awards Event

Join us at D CEOÕs CIO/CTO Awards as we celebrate DallasÕ top tech minds, including honoring our very own Amy Czuchlewski as a CIO/CTO Awards finalist.

Bottle Rocket is Now a Google Certified Agency

We are excited to announce our inclusion in Google's new Certified Agency program. Learn about the program and what it means for our clients.

Calvin to Speak at 40 Under 40 Alumni Entrepreneur Forum

Bottle RocketÕs CEO and Founder, Calvin Carter, will be speaking at a 40 Under 40 Alumni Entrepreneur Forum to discuss entrepreneurship in North Texas.

Amy Czuchlewski Named a Finalist in D CEO’s 2016 CIO/CTO Awards

Rocketeer Amy Czuchlewski has been named a finalist in the D CIO/CTO awards. Learn more about Amy and the award she's been nominated for.

Bottle Rocket Named a Finalist in the Tech Titan Awards

Discover more about Bottle Rocket's Emerging Company Innovation nomination for the 16th Annual Tech Titan Awards.

Adam Polanksy at Big Design Latin America

Rocketeer Adam Polansky, a co-founder of the Dallas conference, flew to Quito to help prepare and share his experience building a UX community

Bottle Rocket Hosts First Ever QA Bootcamp

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

5 Key Takeaways for Brands from WWDC 2016

Hidden amidst Apple's announcements is the emergence of a new theme: extensions are the new apps. Learn about extensions and more in our key takeaways.

WWDC 2016 Keynote Recap

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.

Exciting Information Released Before WWDC

Tony Daussat spoke about Imposter Syndrome at the 2019 Big Design Conference and how it can affect anyone at any level. Read TonyÕs recap here.

Calvin Carter Nominated for Favorite CEO by Addison Magazine

Vote for your Favorite CEO and more in the Reader's Choice Awards. You can vote once per day, per e-mail, and the voting deadline is June 20th.

Google I/O 2016 Recap

Bottle Rocket is pleased to announce the newest addition to the Brand Experiences & Growth Strategies team, Cydney Raisch. Read the latest news here.

Bottle Rocket’s Rocket Science 2016 Recap

Discover more about Bottle Rocket's fifth annual Rocket Science event.

Coca-Cola Freestyle Wins at the Appy Awards 2016

Coca-Cola Freestyle won the Appy Aware for the Restaurant, Food, and Beverage category. Learn about the Coca-Cola Freestyle app and Appy's.

Google I/O 2016

The Connected Lifestye is here. Are you ready? The digital landscape has continued to evolve, those who donÕt continue to innovate will be left behind. Find out where digital has been and where it is headed.

Lifecycle of an App

There are four key steps designers need to consider when crafting an app experience that delivers genuine relevance and value to their users.

CodeStream Studios Discovers How to Build Apps Like a Rocketeer

Learn about CodeStream Studios' visit to Bottle Rocket Studios where they learned how to build apps like a Rocketeer.

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