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The Continued Importance of Accessibility in Mobile

A successful app serves the user first and must be built with the appropriate target audience in mind. It doesn’t matter how pixel-perfect the design and strategy behind the app is if it isn’t accessible to the people who will ultimately install, purchase and spend hours in the app! That being said, almost one in five of the world’s population currently lives with some kind of recognized disability.... read more

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust: Our August Charity of the Month

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust was established in 1977 to honor the memory of a famous Naturalist, David Leslie William Sheldrick MBE. David funded the Warden of Tsavo East National Park in Kenya, where he served from its inception in 1948. He later passed away in 1977, but his legacy of excellence in the systems he installed for the management of Tsavo and wildlife conservation in Kenya lives on. ... read more

Bottle Rocket Apps Named 3rd Fastest Growing Company in North Texas

The Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC), the largest technology trade association in Texas, announced the winners of 12th annual Fast Tech awards last Friday. Fast Tech recognizes the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies in the D/FW Metroplex. The winners for 2012 were determined by the percentage revenue growth from 2009 to 2011. We are... read more

Bottle Rocket has been named to the 2012 Inc. 500 List!!

Inc. magazine announced the 2012 Inc. 500 list today and Bottle Rocket Apps is ranked #62. The Inc. 500 showcases the nation's fastest-growing private companies and orders them according to percentage revenue growth from 2008 to 2011. "Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500|5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward.  Growth companies, not large corporations, are... read more

The Official WWE App is Live on iPhone, iPad and Android!

With the official WWE app you can take the WWE experience with you whenever you go, available on both Apple iOS and Android. The WWE app provides instant access to your favorite WWE Superstars, Divas and Legends - allowing you to save and store Superstar profiles for a quick look at extensive career milestones, biographies and social media feeds. The app also serves as a massive library of WWE videos and... read more

Strut Your Mutt: Our August Charity of the Month

The SPCA of Texas' annual fun run, Strut Your Mutt, is one of Dallas' most popular fun runs for charity! Thousands of pets and their owners walk, run, roll and stroll the broad sidewalks of Fair Park – enjoying food, music, kids' activities and exciting booths. And, it’s all for a good cause… to help the SPCA of Texas rescue, heal and find homes for tens of thousands of North Texas animals. I... read more

In The Kitchen Earns 5 Stars From The Recapp

The Recapp is known for “narrowing down and clearing away the clutter” and making one great app recommendation to the app community, every day. Through this process they end up reviewing millions of apps on a 1 to 5-star scale.  Earlier this week, The Recapp reviewed Food Network In The Kitchen and liked what they saw. They awarded it 5-stars, which classifies it as “an innovative, best-in-class app... read more

Discovery Channel Updates App in Time for Shark Week

The Discovery Channel HD app now features exciting co-viewing capabilities with the addition of Shark Week Plus, an interactive second screen experience. Using Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) technology, the app enables your device to identify the exact point in the episode you are watching and push relevant content to you – including what is trending on Twitter. This technology works whether you are... read more