MacBook Air family 2018The new MacBook Air is the first redesign for the Air line in years. It comes in these three colors.Apple

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!