More benefits of using translate3d()

So, I’m working on some code for doing a progressive render for HTML.  What that means is that rather than using pagination a user will simply scroll down and when they get to the bottom more data will be rendered at the bottom of the screen.  I was playing around with pagination and really did not like the way it was looking.  So I did a Google search and I came upon a blog post that said that for modern web applications you really shouldn’t use pagination.  Google does, but

Transform performance on mobile applications

Just a quick one today.  I have read on several web pages that if you want to speed up the rendering of your site that you need to add -webkit-transform: translate3d(0,0,0) to the page elements to have the browser use the GPU to render the page instead of the CPU. I tried this trick several times and it never seemed to work.  But I think that today I figured out why not. I would apply this trick to a container element that houses the things that were animating.  This may not