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Definition: live tiles

Tablet-style (Metro) icons on Windows Phone and Windows, starting with Windows 8, that continuously pull information in real time from social networks, messaging systems, the Internet and local content. See tile-based interface, Windows 10, Win10 abc's, Windows Phone and widget.

"Live News"
This Windows tile continuously cycles the latest headlines.

Personal Pizzazz
Images cycle in these Windows Phone tiles from the phone's contacts and picture folders. Users love seeing their friends and photos floating by.