Google is reportedly working on a software update to fix the Pixel Slate’s lagginess

Google’s new Chrome OS powered Pixel Slate has some issues with lagging in the overview mode, which is the Chrome equivalent of task view. A post by an Google engineer in the Google Bugs page (via Chrome Unboxed, MSPoweruser) blames the sluggishness on “the use of Mask Layers to create rounded corners. This combined with background blur adds a lot of additional steps in the paint/rendering pipeline.”
The same engineer says that once the rounded corners are removed on a device powered by a Celeron processor, the frames per second picks up and the memory improves. The …

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