Microsoft brings Windows 8 tiles to crazy life

And then the wall came down.

(Credit: Video screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET)

You know that Microsoft is all about the noise now, don’t you? Oh, and the color.

So here is a delightful stunt the company pulled in Oslo, Norway, in order to, well, blow the side of a building off with the sheer excitement of the new operating system.

I am grateful to PSFK for alerting me to this very alive tile experience.

It consisted of hiring a famous Norwegian band, Datarock, building a fake wall, and then placing a live tile in the street.

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