tile-based interface

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tile-based interface

A user interface that places icons in rows and columns with no space in between, exemplified by Windows Phone and Windows 8 Metro. Although iPhones and Androids display rows of icons, the icons have too much space around them to be called tiles. See tile, Windows 8 and Windows phone.


A Tile-Based Interface
Windows Phone (top) and Windows 8 featured tile-based interfaces, a dramatic change from Windows Mobile and Windows 7.


A Tile-Based Interface
Windows Phone (top) and Windows 8 featured tile-based interfaces, a dramatic change from Windows Mobile and Windows 7.
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