.New is a domain extension exclusively for performing new actions online: any act that leads to creation can have a quick and memorable .new shortcut associated with it.
Essentially, what this means is that you can start something new simply by typing in a web address into your browser! Ever heard of Google Docs? Thought so. Anyway, if you go to docs.new in your web browser, you will be directly in a new google document. It is quick and easy. More examples below. Keep in mind that the examples given generally require you to have an account with the service in question.
What Can You Do with .New?
Medium is home to millions of unique voices. Use story.new to create a fresh story page and write about what matters to you.
With Spotify, you can play millions of songs and podcasts for free. Use playlist.new to create a new playlist to add songs and podcast episodes. With podcast.new , easily make a podcast for free with Spotify’s creation platform, Anchor.
Let me be clear. I’m not a big fan of this as a meeting platform for many reasons, but I’m including this to show what’s possible.
Stripe builds economic infrastructure for the internet. Invoice.new and subscription.new allow businesses to create, customize, and send one-off invoices or subscriptions for payment to a customer directly from the Stripe Dashboard.
Again, I must point out that this service isn’t suited to the visually impaired, but I’m including it to show what’s out there.
Instantly create trusted, powerful, recognizable links that maximize the impact of every digital initiative using Bitly.
Again, most visually impaired people will probably not be designing much record label art, but I’m including this for illustrative purposes.
OVO Sound is a record label, founded by Drake, Oliver El-Khatib, and producer Noah “40” Shebib. Music.new is a hub for fans to create personalized song artwork for OVO artist releases, pre-save upcoming music, and play the latest content with a single click.
RunKit makes shipping your API endpoints in Node.js simple. With api.new , seamlessly prototype and launch your ideas.
Coda is a new doc for teams that combines documents, spreadsheets, and powerful building blocks into a single canvas.
eBay is the world’s most diverse and dynamic marketplace, helping people get exactly what they want, now faster than ever.
Developing fast? Open new GitHub repositories and gists in record time.
How Is Google Using .New?
Start a new Google Doc with this .new trick.
Type this .new shortcut into your browser to open a new Google Sheet right away.
Slide into Google Slides with this .new shortcut for opening a new presentation deck.
Google Keep it real with this .new trick to open a new note.
Get in formation faster with this .new browser trick to open a new Google Form.
Create a new Google Calendar event right from your browser.
The Beginning of the End
As nifty as these .new internet shortcuts are, I’d like to introduce some of my own. How about pizza.new, taco.new, or my new favorite, money.new. I can dream, right? Starbucks, if you’re listening, how ‘bout Starbucks.new? I’m all about making my wife happy.
Until next time…