The reason the fire stick is giving its counterparts competition is because of its portability. This is an ideal vacation device for it can be plugged anywhere. Yes, you read that right. You need not have a Smart TV to view exclusive tv shows and movies. All you got to do is plug it into the HDMI port and voila! Your TV now has a plethora of shows and games including Netflix, Hulu, Pandora, YouTube, HBO go and more.