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Good Samaritan Society

Rocketeer Charity | Good Samaritan Society

Every month, our Rocketeers pick a charity to support. Driven by employee nominations, these organizations represent the passion Bottle Rocket has for giving back to the community around us. For the last month of 2017, our Rocketeers selected Good Samaritan... read more

NEW STUFF: Rocket Fuel Delivered

Bottle Rocket has launched its newsletter, Rocket Fuel Delivered, to bring you the latest life-enhancing digital experiences and news from industry-leading sources. Enter your information below to gain access to a ton of tech goodness: Insider... read more

Six Key strengths of progressive web apps include offline usage, faster rendering, smaller footprint, home screen icons, push notifications, no install and instant updates

Begin Planning for Progressive Web Apps

In this special report, Bottle Rocket’s Senior Mobile Architect, Jonathan Campos walks you through the finer details of PWAs and how they can help your business in “Everything You Need to Know about Progressive Web Apps.” So, what’s the big deal... read more

Mutts & Mayhem

Rocketeer Charity | Mutts & Mayhem Animal Rescue

Every month, our Rocketeers pick a charity to support. Driven by employee nominations, these organizations represent the passion Bottle Rocket has for giving back to the community around us. For November, we selected Mutts & Mayhem: Emergency Search and... read more

Amazon Launches New Fire TV and Fire TV Stick Basic

A few weeks ago, Amazon’s Fire TV device suddenly disappeared from their site. We figured it could only mean one thing – new devices were on the way. Well, today is the day. Amazon just launched two new devices: the All-New Fire TV with 4K streaming and Alexa Voice Remote, as well as the Fire TV Stick Basic Edition. The latter is intended to be a global competitor to Chromecast and the former is, as the name... read more

Bottle Rocket Expands OTT Offering with Amazon Fire TV

AWE, Bottle Rocket’s TV Everywhere and Over-the-Top (OTT) video streaming platform, is now available for Amazon’s Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. DALLAS, November 1, 2017 — Today, mobile and connected device specialist Bottle Rocket announced the release of their first Amazon Fire TV app, one of several in development for release by the end of 2017. This initial “client-confidential” Fire TV app marks... read more

Rocketeer Charity | Mountain Mission

Every month, our Rocketeers pick a charity to support. Driven by employee nominations, these organizations represent the passion Bottle Rocket has for giving back to the community around us. For the month of October, we selected Mountain Mission. Mountain... read more

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. The bootcamp is a chance for testers in other industries to get exposure to the mobile application testing... read more

Using an iPad with assistance

A Focus on Responsible Design

Web content accessibility (provisions for equal access and opportunity to people with disabilities) has been standardized for several years. But since 2014, users prefer to access the web via mobile rather than desktop computers. Yet accessibility standards... read more

iPads, Android Tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices on a table

Bottle Rocket QA: How Many Devices Is Too Many?

Never Too Many Devices Mobile software testing involves many variables such as operating system versions, types of connectivity, networks, devices, and environments. To account for so many variables, the approach to testing apps poses an interesting dilemma:... read more