month archive

App Launch: Chick-fil-A App Available Now in the App Store

Chick-fil-A prides itself on providing top-notch customer experiences during each visit. That said, the new, redesigned Chick-fil-A app was built from the ground up for iOS 7 with the customer experience being 100% top of mind. Here's what you can expect from version 3.0: • The home screen provides rich content at different times of the day through CONTENT CARDS. • Finding your local Chick-fil-A has... read more

Rocketeers in Orbit: Luke Wallace Teaches Kids About the Development World

Luke Wallace, Bottle Rocket's Associate Director of Software Engineering & Android Evangelist, recently talked to 5th-8th graders at Good Shepherd Episcopal School here in Dallas about what it's like to be a software developer and how to one day become one. Luke's presentation was part of the school's participation in The Hour of Code, a worldwide event sponsored by code.org to promote STEM. Luke... read more

Rocketeers in Orbit: Matt Johnson at Inside Mobile Apps

Last week Matt Johnson, EVP of Bottle Rocket and GM of Bottle Rocket's gaming division, Thruster, was on a panel at Inside Mobile Apps in New York City. The event brings together the mobile industry's top thought leaders and developers for two days of in-depth insight, analysis, and opinion on the key areas defining the mobile and social app ecosystem. Matt spoke on the panel, "Mobile Monetization: How to... read more

Rocketeer Charity: Rocketeers Support Paper For Water

Today was charity drawing day at Bottle Rocket and we Rocketeers were treated to something a little extra special this morning during our weekly company meeting. Two sisters, Katherine and Isabelle Adams emerged from our conference room crowd when our president and founder, Calvin Carter called their names. Climbing through the sea of Rocketeers that pack our Enterprise conference room every week, the... read more

Cyber Monday Mobile Sales On the Rise

Black Friday sales may have been down this year, but early returns are showing that Cyber Monday is off to a great start! According to stats provided by the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark, online sales are already up 18.7% from last year. More importantly, mobile traffic is up an almost whopping 62% from this time last year and accounts for 16.5% of all online sales. This shift to mobile from last year's Cyber... read more