The Christmas season is so joyous and fun. It brings together your family and friends from far away to share in gift exchanges, parties and quiet moments in front of the Christmas tree.
There is a downside to Christmas if you're not careful. We've all been there - spending way more money than we planned and getting stuck with budget-busting credit card bills.
But what if money were no object? What gifts would you buy your spouse, kids, grandchildren and yourself if you had loads of cash on hand?
Play along, it's fun. Think about the extravagant gifts you'd have under the tree if you could spend thousands or tens of thousands of dollars.
Well, Kim Komando has been thinking about this. Take a look at Kim's handpicked money's-no-object Christmas gifts.
Then, let us know in the comments if you agree with Kim. Or let us know if you've got fantasy Christmas gift ideas of your own.
Ultimaker 3 3D Printer
You've heard about 3-D printing. You've also probably heard that it's the next game-changing technology.
Heck, people are building everything from toys, to medical equipment to cars with 3-D printers. You can buy 3-D printers designed for kids or spend lots of money for professional-grade 3-D printers.
The Ultimaker 3 3D printer is for those of us somewhere in between. If you want a printer that can sit on your desk and produce high-quality products, this is the one for you.
This 3-D printer weighs less than 24 pounds but it comes equipped with high-end technology. It has a dual-extrusion print head that's designed to make it easy for you to use.
It has auto-nozzle lifting, which lets you know when your print job is complete. It uses multiple types of materials, including nylon.
It's fast, too, with the nozzle heating up in less than two minutes and the plate heating up in less than four minutes. The Ultimaker 3 has a USB port and connects to Wi-Fi.
C Seed TV
You're probably shopping for a TV set this Christmas. But, trust me, this one isn't on your wish list, yet.
This is the world's largest 4K widescreen TV. It's like having a movie theater in your house.
The screen has a diagonal width of 262 inches. But size isn't all the C SEED TV has.
This is a 4K TV with an LED display that uses black LED tech. That increases the contrast and it has 800-nit brightness, so images are super crisp.
Plus it has six speakers that produce a 7.1- or 9.1-cinema-style surround sound. If you think this will set you back big bucks, you're right.
Kaiser Encore Earbuds
You have earbuds that work perfectly fine. You may even have high-end earbuds that deliver thumping bass and clear, crisp tones.
The Kaiser Encore earbuds ramp up that quality to a whole new level. These are hand-assembled earbuds made from aluminum.
They are designed to fit your ears and to deliver incredible sound. The company uses 10 proprietary technologies to ensure clarity at all musical ranges.
Hasselblad H5D 60
If you love your high-pixel camera or smartphone camera, we've got one that will put those to shame. Yes, it costs as much as a really nice car.
Here are some of Hasselblad H5D-60 Medium Format Digital SLR Camera's jaw-dropping specs. For starters, it has 60-megapixel resolution.
It has a 3-inch, 24-bit color LCD display. It has a DAC automated lens correction system in place and comes with costly software such as Lightroom 4.
Bang & Olufsen Beolab 50
This is a sleek, beautiful loudspeaker that'll complement your home's high-end furnishings. Yet its design and relatively small size (about the size of a large stereo speaker) hide a powerhouse.
This loudspeaker has 2,100 watts of power. Plus, it has 7 amplifiers that blast crystal-clear, thumping sounds that will definitely get the party started.
PowerRay Underwater Drone
Talk about a Christmas fantasy. If you have ever daydreamed about going snorkeling, deep-sea diving or taking a submersible to the mysterious ocean, this underwater drone will help you virtually get there.
The PowerRay can help you find fish or just let you explore a world you may have never seen. Its specs are impressive, starting with the fact it's an underwater drone.
It takes 4K ultra-high-definition video. It streams live at 1080 resolution.
It has a 12-megapixel camera. You can select either 32GB of storage or 64GB.
Depict Digital Frame
This 49-inch frame is described as a "museum for your home." It's a fitting description.
This is a 4K ultra-high-definition display that lets you showcase beautiful artwork that hangs on your wall. It comes with a selection of classical and modern artworks.
My prediction for this year’s hottest Christmas gifts
Are you still shopping for Christmas gifts? Of course, you are!
Are you still scratching your head, wondering what to get everyone on your Christmas list? Of course, you are.