We are, indeed, planning to have a LiveTile, yet I cannot provide a real ETA for that.
@Marty - I am sorry if I have not been clear enough in the other thread in the beta forums. The LiveTile is not available in the Q2 2013 release. Once it is available it will be announced in the release notes.
We also intend to have the tiles available as separate controls, so you could plug them in various places in the page, so this may be similar to what you are looking for.
@Phil - I believe the case was resolved in the support ticket and the issues was that the peektemplate content needs explicit dimensions and overflow set to auto. If the peekTemplate content is larger than the tile it will simply be clipped by default. I am posting this here for others that may have a similar question.
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