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A generic term for any product, especially a manufactured product. It is used in text books and academic papers to provide an example without using specifics.
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Microsoft is also adding the ability to select multiple SMS messages for forwarding or deletion, user-customizable snooze settings for alarms, and improvements to the Live Tile for Xbox Music, the report said.
In the "Work for Will" campaign, Arnett plays his Hollywood self on steroids--a guy so famous he employs an assistant to monitor all the Will Arnett Live Tiles (enabled by Windows 8) on his Lumia.
The W1 enables more customers to personalize their Windows smartphone experience with capabilities like Live Tiles and Action Center." At this milestone, Zeeshan Akhtar, CEO QMobile expressed his anticipation and said, I am very excited about QMobile's new offer.
Personalization: Live Tiles with multiple sizes and color options let you pin apps, music and people to your Start Screen, so you see the information you want to see, just the way you want to see it.
Instead, the right side of the Windows 9 Start menu either contains a flyout menu for expanded folders (0:14 in the video below), or a panel filled with Metro-style live tiles, Extremetech reported.
The report added that it looks like a hybrid of the old Windows 7 Start Menu mixed in with some Windows 8 Live Tiles along one side.
Live Tiles update direct to the home screen, and People Hub makes it easy to stay connected with friends and family.
The Apps screen simply lists all your apps without the interference of live tiles and other embellishA[degrees] ments.
"These are based on Windows 8's unique and distinctive user interactions and features like the live tiles that place new content at consumers' fingertips," he added.
For instance, Android and Windows users can pin live tiles to the homepage to keep an eye on flight price changes, while BlackBerry users can share and chat about a search using BBM technology.
Windows Phone 7.8 brings the new, more customisable Start Screen with resizable live tiles and the new lock screen.
Adjustable Live Tiles update direct to the Start Screen.