month archive

Rocketeers in a meeting

Bottle Rocket’s Commitment to Constant Improvement

One of our values at Bottle Rocket, is "be restless". To us this means never settling and always actively improving ourselves and our work. This includes the tools we use to run our business. One of the big initiatives we took in 2011 was implementing a new project management system so that we could get a better handle on how our resources were being allocated. In this past year, we have learned many things... read more

SPIN Play and NPR for iPad Recognized with 2011 Media Vanguard Awards

Bottle Rocket is proud to announce that SPIN Play for iPad and NPR's suite of apps including NPR for iPad, NPR News for iPhone/iPod Touch and NPR Music for iPhone/iPod Touch--all developed by Bottle Rocket Apps--have received the prestigious 2011 AdAge Media Vanguard Awards for Best Music Integration in a Tablet Edition in the Print-To-Digital category  and Best Radio App Suite in the Broadcast-To-Digital category,... read more

WIRED Magazine and Gizmodo Recognize Four of Bottle Rocket’s Apps

WIRED, with partner Gizmodo, tested and rated more than 400 apps for the first-ever WIRED App Guide. The special issue, on newsstands October 4, rates apps on the 10-point WIRED performance scale, noting ‘WIRED’ and ‘TIRED’ features, price and on which platforms each app is available. Later this month, the WIRED App Guide will also be available as an app for iOS and Android smartphones. The app... read more

Bottle Rocket Apps co-hosts Hackathon in Dallas with AT&T at the AT&T Foundry

Coding. Mobile.  Cloud.  APIs.  Good food.  Awesome prizes. This past Saturday, the AT&T Hackathon introduced the the latest cutting edge tools to deploy your own app with a website backend, fully hosted in the cloud.  Alternatively, you can come pitch your idea and scout for developer talent, who can help you build your app! Mobile App Hackathon, an event produced by the AT&T Developer... read more

Calvin Carter’s Talk at Open Mobile Summit, November 2-4

From killer app to killer business...From November 2 through 4 in San Francisco, attendees at Open Mobile Summit & Appcelerate met the leaders of the mobile app economy and CEOs of the hottest app businesses on the planet shared the secrets to their success and their thoughts on the evolving landscape.  Our own Founder & President, Calvin Carter, was there speaking as an "App Idol."Attendees talked... read more