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Cleverly, the app flicks from portrait to landscape even when you have your phone’s auto-rotate switched off and it doesn’t get in the way of incoming calls or texts which flash up as usual.

As well as the floating stream mode, FI also provides all the regular photo frame functions you would expect and if you just want your pictures to shuffle one to the next there are more transition effects than there were daffodils besides Wordsworth’s lake.

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If I had to pick a hole or two, I’d like an option to make random images larger - the toggle between small and large doesn’t make enough of a difference - and the ability to increase the degree of image overlap when running in landscape.

Download and install Plug In Launcher and you can rig your device to fire up Floating Image whenever you charge it. Now if you’ll excuse me I need to gaze wistfully at the pictures of my last holiday... ®

We'll be making our selection of the best Android smartphone and tablet downloads every Tuesday. It you think there's an app we should be considering, please let us know.

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