Where is Type.GetTypeInfo() in .Net 4.5/Metro apps?

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Where is Type.GetTypeInfo()!?

Most members from the System.Type class have been moved to the System.Reflection.TypeInfo class. All the documentation suggests you can get an instance of this type calling Type.GetTypeInfo(); but its not there?

>> Its an extension method and to use it you must include an import statement to System.Reflection:

1using System.Reflection