month archive

Rocketeer Recognition: The Tabby Awards

The Tabby Awards – the only competition for the best tablet apps – announced three of Bottle Rocket’s apps as finalists today. The Civil War Today was selected in the education category, National Geographic Today in the reference category and History in the video category. Independent judges selected them among more than150 iOS, Android and Windows 8 apps submitted from over a dozen countries.  ... read more

Rocketeer Charity: Twice Blessed House

This week, Twice Blessed House was selected as our second charity of the month. This organization provides temporary, affordable housing to transplant patients who live more than 50 miles from Baylor hospitals in Dallas and Fort Worth.  Because preparing and recovering from a transplant is not an easy road, Twice Blessed House supplies patients and their caregivers with a supportive environment and all... read more

App Launch: HD Radio Guide

Get the most from HD Radio with the HD Radio Guide!  This app will act as a companion to your HD Radio receiver, helping you discover your favorite HD Radio stations, view up-to-date news and search compatible receivers that will allow you to listen to HD Radio stations.  HD Radio Guide is now available on iTunes and Google Play. ... read more

Addison: Our Mission Control Center

Bottle Rocket's Calvin Carter was featured in a video promoting our mission control center and home, Addison. "We looked at 35 different buildings before we picked the one that we're in today," Calvin said. "We looked at everything from restaurants, a central location, access to highways, access to the airports - and Addison ended up being literally the center of the universe for us." Click here to learn... read more

App Launch: USA NOW

Enjoy USA Network in a whole new way – anywhere you are! USA NOW is your mobile destination for full episodes of your favorite USA shows, including new episodes the day after they air on television and back episodes for some shows. Log in with your television provider for free access. Even without a TV subscription, there’s plenty for you on USA NOW, including special full episodes, exclusive video... read more

Rocketeer Charity: The St. Baldrick’s Foundation

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation was selected as our first charity of the month. This volunteer-driven charity is dedicated to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long, healthy lives. St. Baldrick’s currently funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization excluding the U.S. government. St. Baldrick’s began as a head-shaving... read more

Rocketeers in Orbit: AWE’s Scott Maddux at TV of Tomorrow in San Francisco

Rocketeer Scott Maddux is on a speaking roll having just wrapped up a panel discussion at last week’s TV of Tomorrow Show in San Francisco. During his From App to Platform panel, Scott and his panelists focused on the hot topic of what the role of apps will be in the TV industry as TV Everywhere (TVE) and Second Screen continue their tremendous growth. Scott entertained the audience by opening the... read more