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Rocketeer Charity | Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Every month, our Rocketeers pick a charity to support. Driven by employee nominations, these organizations represent the passion Bottle Rocket has for giving back to the community around us. For the month of June, we selected Cystic Fibrosis... read more

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Top Takeaways from WWDC 2017 that Weren’t in the Keynote

While there were a lot of big announcements during this year’s WWDC Keynote, there were even more our Rocketeers learned during the sessions following it. Some of these barely made an appearance at the conference, but we think they’re some of the most... read more

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Inside the QA Automation Lab

Bottle Rocket’s Quality Assurance team is on an exciting automation journey. We’ve written the code, trained our manual testers, and are now focusing efforts on the place where it will all be put together. We’ve put a lot of hard work into our... read more

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Engineering Jedi: Why I Couldn’t Resist Echo Show

For those who have been living under a rock these past couple weeks, Amazon announced a new member to their successful family of voice assistants: the Echo Show. I already own an Echo Dot and Amazon Echo. And while technically interesting, I didn’t see a... read more

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Engineering Jedi: Dots, New in Android O

Though somehow missed in the Android O keynote, a big change coming to the Android O launcher is a new feature named “Dots.” From the user’s home screen, each icon can now create an icon notification. The user can access these notifications by... read more

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5 Key Takeaways from the WWDC 2017 Keynote

Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) is the tech giant’s biggest event of the year. It kicks off with a keynote where all the device and software updates for the year are unveiled and the rest of the week is spent training developers in... read more

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WWDC 2017: What We’re Excited About

Just as our Rocketeers are coming down from Google I/O fever, Bottle Rocket’s iOS Engineers are gearing up for Apple’s 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). We’re sending some of our Rocketeers to the event where they anticipate announcements... read more

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5 Things Brands May Not Know About Android

Sometimes, Bottle Rocket will encounter brands focusing on reaching iOS customers without realizing Android, the Google-developed mobile operating system, owns around 85% of the global smartphone OS market share. At this year’s Google I/O event, Bottle... read more

3 Takeaways from Google I/O 2017

  Read Original Article Last week, we hosted a webinar to recap all of the big developments coming out of Google I/O 2017. Here are three key takeaways from the webinar, which featured Bottle Rocket’s Amy Czuchlewski, Luke Wallace, Jared Stockton, and Lee Brown plus some additional news and notes from the year’s most anticipated developer conference. Getting Conversational Google Assistant is... read more