Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick Update 5.7

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My Rise Player update for the Amazon fire Tv and Stick is on its way!
The new version will be 5.7 and should start updating sometime this week. 
The new update brings mostly stability fixes but here is everything we did. 

We took out the Chrome webview Library. The app is small now 2 mb. We did this because its best to use the device webview since everyone is on the newest OS. The Device Webview seems to work great so no need for a chrome Library.

We fixed an issue with the Image widget using the folder option. This should cache the file and run correctly now. 

We also added a small delay in the startup of the app. It will still start up on boot but the loading of the webview is delayed 5 seconds. This helps keep the app from crashing on boot. For some reason webview likes to crash if the OS isnt loaded all the way. Hints the 5 second delay. 

Other than that we moved some code and did some small little changes to help stability. 

As far as fire tv sticks are concerned, if your using video then it might have some issues. This isn't an app issue its the OS. It will work fine up till a point so if your considering using video then get the fire tv box instead. The OS on the sticks seems to hiccup on videos that reload all the time so after a while the video goes blank. 

Anyway Hope it works for everyone. Thanks
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Thanks for the update William!