month archive

Walk to End Alzheimers: Our August 2011 Charity of the Month

Established in 1979, The Alzheimer's Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research.  The Association is the leading voice for Alzheimer's disease advocacy, fighting for critical Alzheimer's research, prevention and care initiatives at the state and federal level.  We diligently work to make... read more

Discover the Perfect Dish with Bravo’s TOP CHEF “Judges Table”App for iPhone and Android, developed by Bottle Rocket Apps

Foodies and Top Chef fans everywhere can now rejoice as everyone can become a judge using our iPhone and Android app.  Rate dishes just like a Top Chef would, and learn about other best and worst rated dishes near you.  Gain new judging achievements as you refine your judging skills.Rate your plate while in a restaurant, learn how to rate like a Top Chef judge, and discover dishes in your area that other... read more

What’s in Your Backpack? Our Top 10 Back-to-School Apps

Yep, that time of year is almost here yet again...  "Back-to-School" time is when parents and students alike are shopping like mad for all the necessary supplies.  We know it's not easy to get out of the pool and back into class, but hopefully, our list of apps will help make the transition a little easier. Evernote (iOS, Android) for note-taking, record keeping and information sharing. Bento (iPad) to... read more

Dallas TechFest 2011, Calvin Carter speaks

  "What You Need to Know to Build the Best Apps in the World"In his session, Calvin Carter, founder and president of Bottle Rocket Apps, covered the major decisions and most common pitfalls encountered when developing high-performance mobile applications.  Topics included: Native app development vs. web apps and HTML 5 The pitfalls of write once, publish many platforms. Platforms that... read more

Thruster Games Update: Doodle Bomb and Annoying Orange, Kitchen Carnage

Doodle BombBlast your way through 77 mind-bending physics puzzles as you guide your hero to the ultimate goal of "Bomb Master". Interact with unique physics driven machines and characters who will help (or hurt) your attempt to infiltrate the enemy base using as few bombs as possible.LATEST STATS:  35 million missions completed to date.  Over 165 years spent in app to date. Annoying Orange: Kitchen... read more

Calvin Carter on LIVE Friday Show

On Friday, August 5th, our Founder, Calvin Carter, was a guest on LIVE at 3pm CST. is a daily short video web show, hosted by Cali Lewis, about technology news, current gadgets, and amazing research projects that will affect your future.  Cali is a tech correspondent for CNN, FOX News and Sirius 101's GeekTime show.  With a passion for technology, Cali works hard to find the most... read more

Update: Science360 Demo by TUAW at WWDC 2011

In June at Apple WWDC 2011, TUAW (The Unofficial Apple Weblog) interviewed our Founder and President, Calvin Carter, about our newly released Science360 for iPad published by the National Science... read more

Annoying Orange: Kitchen Carnage in App Madness Tournament

Annoying Orange: Kitchen Carnage has been selected to participate in the App Madness 2011 Tournament, a 64-team, single-elimination app tournament.While many excellent mobile games are available today on the Appstore, how do you find them if they aren’t currently in the top 100 or even the top 50?   The purpose of App Madness is to pull the best games from all over the Appstore and allow users to vote on... read more