MacBook Air family 2018

Last week, I spent the most money I’ve ever spent on myself: just shy of $1,500 for a swanky new MacBook Air.

Two days ago, that very expensive device arrived at my apartment, and I’ve been excitedly using it ever since. As a decades-long MacBook loyalist, I have a lot to say — both positive and negative — about Apple’s latest flagship laptop.

Allow me to get one thing out of the way up front: Yes, it feels worth the price.

That said, let’s dig in!

SEE ALSO: The first new MacBook Air in years is available now, and critics are mostly loving it

Here’s what I bought (and why it cost $1,500 instead of
$1,200):

If you buy the base level MacBook Air that Apple just released, it costs $1199 before tax. If you add RAM, like I did, it costs an extra $200.

I felt pretty comfortable with the CPU, and I refuse to pay $200 for a measly 128 GB of extra internal storage, but I relented on the RAM upgrade — I want this computer to last at least four years, and 8 GB of RAM simply isn’t going to cut it. If I could’ve added even more, …read more

Source:: Businessinsider – Technology

      

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