Android users may have noticed that they would experience a lag when using the touch interface, a glitch you wonâ€™t see on any of the mobile operating systems from Apple, Research in Motion or Microsoft.
The real problem, according to Andrew Munn, is that Android has difficulty with the interface due to the way it handles rendering. Android, according to observations he posted on Google +, handles the rendering on the mainÂ thread with normal priority. Contrast this with the way iOS handles the user interface, which is rendered with real time priority. [Read more…]