well, I'm testing on a rooted HTC Evo 4g. I do have some more insight. The skipping is consistent, it isn't random, also, I'v noticed that only the moving objects are skipping. By that I mean that the camera follows the main character, so he only appears to move along the y axis, when the other elements skip, he doesn't, leading me to believe that it isn't a frame problem, but a movement or rendering problem.
I've really got no other option then to just shoot you a copy of my source code, so if you feel like perusing it and giving me advice I'll send it. Just pm me ur e-mail and I'll send a zip file.
Out of my friends there's only one with a smart phone but I rarely see them, so until then this is my best course of action.
I have the very sneaking suspicion that the code I'm using from the book is what's causing this. In that it wasn't designed for faster movement. well, we'll see. let me know if you wanna check it out!
and as always, thanks for your help