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Google Docs and Google Sheets let you create a new file in a new way

You can now open a new Google document by visiting specific URLs. If you visit sheets.new it will create a new sheets file in your Google Drive. If you visit docs.new it will create a new document for you. It will be available to edit just as if you created it within Google Drive. I’m pretty sure this is true for slides.new, but I will leave that up to you to test.

This feature was enabled recently and I find it very useful already. .new domain name is still in it’s pre-registration phase, makes you think how did Google get access to it. But on the other hand, of course they have access to anything they want on the internet, they are the top dog internet company after all, right? Anywho, I think this is a proper use of the .new domain TLD and I can see many other companies using it in a similar way.

.new domain’s price is currently unknown. Some registrars expect this domain to become available by the end of 2018, but honestly, I don’t think we’ll see this domain before 2019 or even beyond. So don’t hold your breath. You can pre-register this domain on all major internet domains registrars.