Sunday, June 12, 2016

In Google are working on the problem of memory leaks on Android – Telegraph

In recent years, the fashion to criticize the iOS. They say that the operating system is not working correctly and locked up, despite the release of many of the cumulative update. In fact, about the problems in the work of users say not only “apple” of the OS. On Android devices, there is a serious problem at the level of the operating system kernel, which in Google acknowledged, but in no hurry to fix.

Google software platform provides open storage applications, and then redistributing it in the event of prolonged inactivity or closing the program. In the case of Android 6.0 Marshmallow this does not happen, and instead devices consume 300-400 MB of about 1.5-2 GB of RAM. The complaints of users reported that the opening of the application increases the amount of memory, but the closing does not lead sometimes to a decrease in this indicator.

In connection with such a large leakage application memory begin suddenly closed, and the system automatically restarts the desktop .

This failure was observed in previous versions of Android, and is preserved in newer releases, and memory consumption only increased. Judging by the reviews in the forums, the problem is very serious, significantly hampering the use of smartphones and tablets.

According to the status on Google tracking error, the company is aware of the problem and is working on a fix. Users can expect a correction in a future release.

When will the correction, Android developers are not reported. This can be a monthly security update, and the next version of the operating system. Google should hurry to upgrade output because such a serious problem spoils the lives of many users of Android-devices.


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