The Verge showed images of the new Start menu in action. In the light and dark modes, the iconic tool seems less overwhelming and is certainly elegant thanks to a more constant palette of colors.
Interestingly, the photos of the revamped Start menu show no sign of Live Tiles – a feature that has been on Windows 10 since its inception.
The idea of Live Tiles is certainly interesting – allows the application tiles to be constantly updated to give users new information at a glance. However, with the decrease in support for the feature, there has been speculation that Microsoft may consider getting rid of it.
However, Brandon LeBlanc, senior program director for the Windows Insider team, dispelled these claims during the podcast.
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