Today, Apple announced its new Apple MacBook Air Laptop, with prices starting at $1,199. (It's the first major update to the MacBook Air in years.) The biggest addition is a 13.3" 2560x1600 Retina display. Other notable upgrades include 8th-generation Intel processors, Touch ID support, Force Touch trackpad, and Thunderbolt 3. It's also 10% thinner than the previous model.
It can be ordered today and begins shipping next week.
Yes, retirees are eligible for the payments that the federal government soon will distribute.