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Ich probiere gerade die Windows-8-Beta aus und hab schon herausgefunden, dass die Knöpfe, die das Startmenü ersetzen, jetzt Kacheln heißen.

Leider hat sich Wikipedia noch nicht dieser neuen Bedeutung angenommen.

Ich wüsste gerne den englischen Originalbegriff, damit ich gezielt googeln kann.

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Schau doch im englischen Wikipedia nach, dort steht:

The Metro environment will feature a new tile-based Start screen similar to the Windows Phone operating system. Each tile will represent an application, ...

Tile bei dict.leo.org führt wiederum zu Kachel, Fliese, Platte, Ziegel. Scheint also das gesuchte Wort zu sein.

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