month archive

Rocketeers in a meeting

App Launch: Go Derby Yourself!

The Kentucky Derby iPhone app, DerbyMe, has officially launched! This has been a labor of love from our Rocketeer team and the wonderful folks at The Kentucky Derby. Marking the 139th running of the Derby, the app has been created to help enhance your Derby experience with curated Twitter collections and the ability to filter the conversations to your preferences, giving you an inside look at all things Kentuck... read more

Rocketeer Charity: Sci-Tech Discovery Center

This week, the Sci-Tech Discovery Center was selected as our second charity of the month. The organization provides children of all ages and backgrounds with hands-on experiences in math, science and technology. Hoping to inspire the next generation of engineers, scientists, educators and innovators, Sci-Tech hosts summer camps, parties, youth programs and more. Rocketeer Laurie Irish-Duncan submitted the... read more

Rocketeers Host iOS Boot Camp

A group of Rocketeers held the third annual iOS boot camp at our Bottle Rocket offices on Saturday, April 13. The free boot camp attracted more than 30 students from local colleges, including SMU, UTD and UTA, who were interested in learning about iOS development from some of the best in the business. Attendees received a one-day crash course in iOS apps, learning about everything from the fundamental... read more

Rocketeer Charity: The AbleGamers Foundation

The AbleGamers Foundation was selected in our latest employee charity drawing. With the belief that there should be no barriers on fun, this non-profit is committed to bringing digital entertainment to people with disabilities so they can develop a rich... read more

Rocketeers Host Android Boot Camp

A group of Rocketeers recently held an Android Boot Camp at our Bottle Rocket offices that covered the basics of Android development. The free 6-hour boot camp combined instruction with hands-on development and was attended by those serious about getting... read more

Calvin Carter Selected to Judge This Year’s Tabby Awards

Calvin Carter has just been chosen as one of the judges of The Tabby Awards 2013. The Tabby Awards "celebrate the best tablet apps, in order to help both the developers and, as the case may be, their customers develop and adopt best practices, and to... read more

WWE’s Rockpocalypse Is Now Available

WWE Presents: Rockpocalypse is now available on iOS and Android devices! Thruster, our gaming division, has been hard at work developing WWE’s first 3D action mobile game that features WWE Champion Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson fighting a battle against a... read more