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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

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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

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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

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Spectrums of (Virtual) Reality

Bottle Rocket helps brands connect to their customers with the latest technology. Though this tech is being talked about on a wider scale, some of it is still emerging. That makes for a learning curve when brands want to know what’s available for the most... read more

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Bottle Rocket Partners with Dallas ISD

Bottle Rocket is proud to join Dallas Independent School District (ISD) as they expand opportunities for students in an exciting partnership with the Dallas County Community College District. Dallas ISD has opened eight new collegiate academies, including... read more