month archive

Rocketeer Charity: Rocketeers Support Caps for Kids

This month, we are supporting Caps for Kids!  This wonderful organization gives children who are diagnosed and undergoing treatment for cancer a cap autographed by an athlete, entertainer or other notable celebrity of their choice. Rocketeer, Beth Buckley, submitted this charity on behalf of her son, Liam.  Liam says, "The cap you get from Caps for Kids is great because it covers your bald... read more

Rocketeers in Orbit: First Annual ‘House App Contest’ Promotes STEM Education

Rocketeers are always encouraged to reach out to our community and contribute by donating time and expertise to help promote STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) and the importance of it.  We were thrilled when we were approached by Congressman Marc Veasey’s team and invited to participate in the first annual ‘House App Contest’.  This new competition is designed to engage student’s creativity and... read more

Rocketeers in Orbit: Reflections on SXSW Interactive

Several Rocketeers traveled to Austin for SXSW Interactive this year.  Here is what they had to say about their experience:  Bottle Rocket Art Director, Chris Thrash So I went to SXSW with literally just the clothes on my back and an idea that it would be fun, tiring and an adventure. I was not disappointed.  I learned and saw all kinds of speakers, panels and informative sessions that related to... read more

Fox News 2.0 now available on the App Store and Google Play!

Congrats to our partner Fox News on the launch of their new apps for iPhone and Android.  Key upgrades include a new navigation that makes it easy to browse each section, a breaking news hub so users can easily find breaking stories and videos as they unfold as well as enhanced push, custom breaking news alerts, live streaming video, location aware weather, and the list goes on.  These apps include an amazing... read more

Rocketeer Charity: Rocketeers Support Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen

This month, we are supporting Our Daily Bread, which is a community soup kitchen that serves a free, nutritious lunch meal Monday through Friday to the hungry and homeless in Denton County (Texas) and surrounding areas.   Rocketeer, John Carlson, has been involved with this organization for almost two years and says “Working with Our Daily Bread has been a great experience of putting my time and... read more

SHO Sync 3.0 is now available for iPhone with full redesign!

Showtime’s official second-screen app for iOS, SHO Sync has recently been updated to version 3.0. The app enhances the viewing experience of your favorite shows including “Homeland,” “Shameless,” and “House of Lies” by now allowing both your iPhone and iPad to automatically sync with your TV and present timely trivia, polls, predictions and more. In addition to a gorgeous new iOS... read more