First look at Windows 8 Release Preview

Live tiles

Now that some Metro apps are taking shape you can see the potential of live tiles. The boring primary color tile everyone complains about is not a live tile that changes with the days activity.

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Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to,, and TechRepublic.

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