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Android Ecosystem – Honeycomb Tablets

With the recent release of the Motorola Xoom, we wanted to add some more details about the state of Android currently. This past weekend, we experimented with the Xoom, and we can say that's it's by far the best Android tablet experience we've had.With the recent release of the Motorola Xoom, Android has finally matured into the tablet space. Android 3.0 (also known as Honeycomb) has been designed with... read more

National Foundation for Cancer Research – February 2011 Charity of the Month

This month, Bottle Rocket is honoring a very special member of our extended family by donating to National Foundation for Cancer Research. One of our team members recently had a close family member pass away due to cancer so we decided to honor his life by giving to the cause this month.The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) was founded in 1973 to support cancer research and public education... read more

NPR News Wins Best eReader App in Appscars Awards

For many people, apps have become the preferred method for getting the latest news and updates. According to the Appscars nominations, NPR News is described as the must-have app for the lover and supporter of National Public Radio because it includes the following features and more...   Free Local and national news Search for NPR stations nearby Download stories for reading offline Listen to... read more

PBS for iPhone Featured in The Daily

PBS for iPhone is featured in The Daily as an app "aimed at folks who like to watch TV shows on the fly". The growth of high-speed 3G and Wi-Fi that allows you to stream TV shows on your mobile phone is why this app received a 3 1/2-star rating. Some other great things about PBS for iPhone are: Hours of quality public television Fascinating online-only offerings View full episodes and excerpt clips of any... read more

NPR for iPad Featured on The Daily

NPR for iPad is featured on The Daily as an app for "iPad owners who know what they like". Many public radio stations are not syndicated nationwide and the ease and accessibility of a mobile app can be more convenient than visiting a website, which is why this app received a 4-star rating. Some other great things about NPR for iPad are: Live video feeds from around the country Streaming shows on-demand... read more

PBS for iPhone, Developed by Bottle Rocket, Featured as Apple’s App of the Week

If being Apple's App of the Week didn't motivate you to download the free PBS iPhone app produced by the award winning, perhaps hours of your favorite PBS programming streaming to your iPhone anywhere you have a connection will.   Want to know what PBS programs are available or coming up? No problem, just check out the Programs section which lists videos from all PBS programs or the... read more