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Rocketeer Charity | American Red Cross for Harvey Victims

Every month, our Rocketeers randomly select a charity to support. Although employee nominations usually drive these choices, Bottle Rocket couldn’t ignore what’s happening in our own backyard. That is why we selected American Red Cross for Harvey Victims for our September selection. Hurricane Harvey affected our local Texas community in exceptional ways. Here are just a few of the comments our Rocketeers... read more

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What’s Next for the Mobile Landscape

We hear “mobile first” a lot, but what does that actually mean? What are opportunities for brands going mobile? How can they quickly master eCommerce or become known for their customer experiences? Bottle Rocket’s Executive Creative Director and Senior... read more

Engineering Jedi: Maximize Connectivity in iOS 11

We’ve made you aware of things you should prepare for with iOS 11, now we’re looking at something more specific: how poor network connectivity will be handled with the upcoming iOS update. The lay user just needs to know you may use slightly more mobile... read more

Rocketeer Charity | Wild Bill’s Texas Cup

Every month, our Rocketeers gather around to select a charity to support. Driven by employee nominations, these nonprofits represent the passion Bottle Rocket has for giving back to the community around us. For the month of August, we selected Wild Bill’s Texas Cup, a Make-A-Wish affiliate. The mission of Wild Bill’s Texas Cup reflects their friends at Make-A-Wish: to enrich the human experience with hope,... read more

From the Mouths of Interns

The time has come to bid our most recent team of interns adieu. This year, our internships spanned disciplines from engineering to experience design (XD) to project management. Before they rode off into the sunset for even more educational adventures, we... read more

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Meet Your Customers with Google Assistant Apps

How can brands be accessible to customers 24/7 anywhere at any time? We’ve got a pretty good answer for you. Bottle Rocket’s Director of Android Engineering, Luke Wallace, is your personal guide to giving customers every opportunity to interact with... read more

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Make Shopping Simpler to Attract and Keep Customers

Can you imagine shopping in a physical store being as frictionless as a well-designed mobile or connected device experience? Bottle Rocket’s Mark McKinney and Steve Clements did, and they believe there’s even more to look forward to for brands and... read more

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Engineering Jedi: Preparing for Android O

Android O, the upcoming OS for Android revealed at this year’s Google I/O, features many updates that developers are excited about. But you shouldn’t wait until its release to begin thinking about how O will affect your current or future apps. Let’s... read more

Are Your Bags Packed for MWC Americas Yet?

Bottle Rocket was there for Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and now we’re making the first ever Mobile World Congress Americas even more special. True to our word, Bottle Rocket is hosting a full-day program, Product Owner’s Guide to the Universe, on... read more