Android laggy problems explained in detail...

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  1. pilot25

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    It's a really good blog post. I think we're getting to the point where the hardware will be powerful enough to git rid of the lag without completely re-writing the code.
     
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    I find it interesting they decided they needed to get a touch interface out quickly, due to the iphones presence, therefore having to forego certain enhancements. Something tells me the smartest guys in the room, the tech dept, were over ruled by the marketing dept.

    Sadly, here we are years later talking about a problem they knew would be persistent. Hope for the future though.
     
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    they went to far with a mistake is what i think. they should have stopped when it woudlnt have been such a big deal for a rewrite and then went on, making each android version even better then what it is now.
     
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    wow, very good read. Full of info and learned quite a bit about Android and iOS.
     
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    So true. Couldn't have been said better.
     
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    No one ever claimed Android was perfect but i think the positive supersede the negatives.. great read though, very detailed and technical..
     
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    I look at it as ahead of its time programming, ;) meaning it needed the hardware to catch up to the framework programming. The faster the CPUs and GPUs have gotten the less we have noticed these lags.
     
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    We've also just reached hardware acceleration as well, which has continued to improve the experience greatly.
     
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    From what he says it sounds like with fast enough hardware it will be a better way to render then iPhone because we will still be able to accomplish things in the background while still moving things around. Or at least thats what I took from it.
     
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    Very very good read, thanks for sharing. It's amazing how the big white elephant was sitting in the room while Google's dev team was rebuilding Android for ICS.
     
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    Wow, very good. So basically, if Android does have enough raw power it can run very effectively with the UI and system running at the same time. But because mobile OSs are what they are, it's all about speed not necessarily doing everything at once.


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