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Last Updated: October 12th, 2012

You know who loves giving stuff away as much as we do? Handy Apps. They're always down with offering up some cool gear to hand out, and today, we have a couple of 16GB Nexus 7s for two lucky readers. One of them could be you!

Photo Wall FX - Live Wallpaper

So, what's the occasion? The release of their new app Photo Wall FX! PWFX is a neat take on the live wallpaper. Instead of having some fancy floating junk, some sort of nifty little interactive crap, or whatever else most LWPs offer these days, Photo Wall FX uses your images in a sort-of collage.

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There are two versions of the app: free and premium, the latter of which offers far more customization options. The free version is enough to give you a good idea of what the app is capable of, but you'll definitely want to grab the full version (available via in-app purchase) to take control. The Play Store listing does a good job of differentiating between the two, so here it is, straight from the horse's mouth:

Basic Features include:
- Select specific photos from your device to be featured on your live wallpaper photo collage
- Portrait and landscape views have their own customized layout styles
- Double tap on photo on wallpaper to view the specific photo in full screen mode. This effectively turns your wallpaper into your favorite photo gallery!
- Smart Image Correction to keep visibility of object in the picture
- Smart Image Rotation to correct photo orientation
- Customisable animation time interval
- Fast loading time
- Minimum battery consumption

The Unlocked premium version allows you to more:
- Select unlimited photos to be included in the photo wall
- Create multiple custom photo albums
- Select photos from multiple albums to be included in the photo wall live wallpaper collage
- Choose from more than 10 different image effects offered such as oil painting, black & white
- Choose your preferred animation style for the photo wall
- Customize the layout style individually for portrait and landscape views
- Set dimming effect on the photo wall live wallpaper

Pretty snazzy sounding, no? The full version will only set you back a buck, so if you're into it, there's really no reason not to support the devs. It's well worth the money.


Nexus 7

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The contest is now over. Here are the winners, chosen at random:

  • Trung Dinh
  • Kollin Leisinger

Congratulations - you will be contacted for your information in the near future!

Everyone else - keep participating and stay tuned to Android Police so that you don't miss our upcoming giveaway announcements. You can follow AP on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and RSS.

Are you really even going to read this section? You probably already know all the details about the N7 by now. If not, though, I'll humor the three of you who are reading this and have no idea what the babble talk is about:

  • 7" 1280x800 IPS Panel
  • 1.3GHz quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • 1.2MP front facing camera
  • 340 grams (of pure awesome)
  • Stock Android 4.1

It's the best tablet I've ever used. And I've used a lot. Really, you don't need to know anything else.

How to enter

This is the part where we let Rafflecopter do the talking. Hit the widget below, follow the instructions, and you're in the running.

We're letting this one go on for one week, so it'll finish up next Friday, October 12 at 12:01 AM ET.

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Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, and musician. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6- or 7-string, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • http://www.facebook.com/abhiweb Kumar Abhishek

    my DSLR pics :)

  • http://ashish.bogawat.com Ashish Bogawat

    Photos of my 3-year old son.

  • Tibi

    Nice app. Worth to be installed.

  • 2ndwireless

    photos of everyday people from @nigeria37.

  • chong qiang chew

    Would use it to showcase the photos i took which is cool to have a photobook on my homescreen.

  • Paolo Vitali

    photos of my <3!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/NotYourProfilePage Nathaniel Chia

    I shall put photos of my cat :D

  • MJBigDeal

    Photos of my cute dog who is 14 years old

  • http://www.facebook.com/DC113 Chris Morales

    Pics of sneakers, lots of 'em

  • http://twitter.com/Will_Trew William Trewinnard

    I'd use it for pictures of my family

  • Fabrizio

    I'm in

  • reevester

    Definitely photos of cars cos I just love em!!

  • Pär Dahlberg

    Hmm it uses my pictures? So I will only have crappy pictures as background :D

  • Ian Huey

    I would use photos of food and family!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=541972147 Kay Boakye

    pictures of nature and emotion

  • tookieboy

    diving trips!

  • andr14

    I would put some memorable travel photos there.

  • http://www.facebook.com/yashvir.dalaya Yashvir Dalaya

    hoping to win this time!

  • Antonio Chillarón

    My wife's photos! :D

  • http://twitter.com/Myhai91 Mihai

    Photos of my family.

  • http://www.facebook.com/rmkattan Rami Kattan

    So, i can use some of the photo's of some landscapes I took...

  • isabelann

    Photos of my friends and families c:

  • http://www.facebook.com/udit.kumar Udit Kumar

    want one!!

  • Lawliet

    Photos of all the nicest scenery!

  • Davor Gričar

    Some nature photos

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=674791489 Loic Lacomme

    I will use pics from Oxford UK

  • http://www.facebook.com/andreiradu89 Radu Andrei Bentan

    photos of my car

  • dgebauer

    Photos of my family

  • http://www.facebook.com/DeDavidPhoto David Pérez Canal

    Photos of my son, now have a 3 months.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jamalsid Jamie Sidford

    my daughter

  • Rtwik Joshi

    Being a photographer, I'd make sets of similar pictures i.e. photos that go together, look good together. That's what I'd use for my wall of pics. And yes, I do like Live WPs, if they're good and don't drain battery life or slow down my phone.

  • Christian Nørskov

    I'd showcase pictures of the nature.

  • RockMSockMNY

    Photos of local scenery, artistic photography

  • navi16

    Family photos..

  • Fredrik Lans

    Oh, I would like to win this. I would use the pictures I post on G+.

  • Alessandro Stefanini

    I'll show photos of my family and me.

  • http://twitter.com/kokotron kokotron

    I would probably use it for my street photography photos :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/DonMol1na John Michalopoulos

    At last a global give-away. Here's hoping!

  • http://www.facebook.com/szijpeter Peter Szij

    yay!

  • Kenny Chung

    Photos of the good times and the artsy times.

  • ibike2much

    I'll edit and display me firefighting, my bike and motorcycle racing, vintage autos and firetrucks.

  • zsolt

    Photos of beautiful landscapes:)

  • Michael

    I think I'd set it on my Instant Upload album. Then it'd be looking at all the photos I've taken on all my devices. Excellent stuff.

  • George Tunaya III

    Ooo me likes.

  • patapongirl

    Photos of ballet dancers :)

    Hope I get it!

  • Usaid Moosa

    my own photography~

  • http://www.facebook.com/adam.mosolygo Ádám Mosolygó

    I would display a wallpaper collection I put together.

  • jenny

    Beautiful landscapes

  • tamshiwen

    Not first, but hopefully not last.

  • Steve Lombardi

    i try!!!!

  • Justin Quang

    I'm a wallpaper person. I collect wallpapers.
    So I would showcase my collections instead of having to manually change one every few days.

  • fabian

    Photos of my vacation in spain that just ended!

  • Amit Jain

    pictures of my friends (at their craziest moments)

  • http://www.facebook.com/carisraid Carlos Raider

    Definitely pictures of my travels! No, I haven't traveled a lot yet but I'm planning to, and displaying them would be a constant reminder for me to tick off more stuff from my bucket list :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/paul.give Steve Give

    Beautiful sceneriess ;D

  • Grant Abraham

    Show ALL the wallpapers!

  • Julia

    Landscapes and travel photographs

  • Mark Torskyj

    I'd use it to edit pictures of the person who shows up in all of my photos... My 17 month old.

  • Alex Chapin

    I would like one Nexus 7 and this app so that I can display photos of my favorite places.

  • http://jesuiscontentducontent.tumblr.com/ Yod-b

    Pictures of my bike and maybe other bikes. But surely my bike :D

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1745689461 Hal Motley

    I hope I can enter in the UK. I would just showcase my random pictures on this LW.

  • http://twitter.com/AlcatrazKing AlcatrazKing

    The photos I would showcase have to be photos I made during the holiday. They mean a lot to me and I am proud of them.

  • Sidhu Krishna Thej

    Photo's of things you are grateful for :)

  • Darklordxnew

    I would share photos of my cats

  • http://www.facebook.com/muczachan Artur Stepien

    Yay, new giveaway!

    And the photos? Urban landscapes for me.

  • Thx84

    I would add pictures of my new Nexus 7!!!

  • http://www.jeroenheijster.com/ Jeroen Heijster

    If I had a girlfriend.. her :)

  • http://twitter.com/fariflux Farid Martínez Yd

    I would totally use some photos I upload to Instagram with this app. (L

  • Dd

    Photos of my girl friend and my dog. Love em both :)

  • Sam Lee

    I love live wallpaper. It is even better to be able to view my family photos on the live wallpaper. :)

  • David McBride

    Cant wait to showcase my new phone :D

  • http://tr.im/delgado Jason D.

    photos of the kiddos

  • Mārtiņš Belte

    I'd showcase all my photos, because every memory is a good memory. :)

  • http://twitter.com/Blanktales Blank slate

    I love giveaways. I'd take cat pictures of course.

  • nelson siegel

    I actually would put up pictures of my cat. he is awesome

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1653571802 Debadatta Bose

    I'd hide stupid photos of mine with friends.

  • Apekaas

    Looks awesome, I'd showcase all my vacation photo's to remember the good warm times in the winter :)

  • Amillio Patino

    I would showcase goofy dog.

  • prateek jeswani

    photos of me !!

  • http://twitter.com/the_carologist Andrew Mayville

    Photos of Montreal!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1274290108 Lévai Marcell

    Photos of nature

  • http://twitter.com/roskiecruz Roskie Cruz

    Simply my instagram album.

  • http://twitter.com/steo85 Iwo

    Cool that it's global ;)

  • http://twitter.com/TechJeeper Cody D

    Thanks for the chance!

  • Oliver Chinn

    My Dog!

  • http://twitter.com/notkimjongil Not Kim

    holiday photos

  • Victor

    Photos of Barcelona! :-)

  • https://twitter.com/SoFloEasycore SoFloEasycore

    Man, I want a Nexus7 so bad.
    I'd showcase pics of my kids with Photo Wall FX of course.

  • wuf

    Travel photos :)

  • hvzf1zr

    landscape/scenery photos

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=517729349 Jacob Marsh

    Photos of Macy and her Turtle!

  • http://www.facebook.com/frank.ngo Frank Cookie Ngo

    landscapes photos!

  • http://www.facebook.com/rhut.virani Rhut Virani

    ill use the photos which i have taken when ill come to know that i won and i get the device winning this contest

  • http://www.facebook.com/rhut.virani Rhut Virani

    ill use the photos which i have taken when ill come to know that i won and i get the device , if so

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1274786532 Brian Richey

    Looks great! I am wondering how much memory it will suck from my device, though.

  • gabi3t

    I would showcase all the photos of my axolotl since he was an egg

  • http://twitter.com/gmc7000 Graham McLeod

    Photos of my cats!

  • alin

    Love the wallpaper

  • alinberce

    Photos from my trips

  • Alexandro Raymundo

    Probably video game screenshots mostly.

  • http://twitter.com/andril andril

    i snap photos of old electronics (Neo-Geo, Atari, Motorola DynTac ) to make photo catalogs

  • http://www.facebook.com/whatsarahsaid Sarah Leck

    Photos of my trip in Japan

  • http://twitter.com/uni3que Syed Fouzan

    I would keep photos of raining :)

  • george

    Photos of the best beaches

  • Loh_Mobius

    My fiance could rather use one for school...and I would rather like one XD

  • http://www.facebook.com/daniel.streit.35 Daniel Streit

    All Photos i took with my mobile in the last 2 years, randomly :D

  • KevlarGibs

    I would use it for Rage Faces.

  • http://twitter.com/kilahimm Matt Mihalik

    Photos of my wedding

  • Billy Kent

    good luck to all......... thankfully that is just BS as I'll win anyway ;)

  • Athishay

    Definitely photos of snakes! *evil grin*

  • http://www.facebook.com/isaac.mann83 Isaac Mann

    Photos of my kids!

  • Mark Sheppard

    Photos of my ass!

  • Bryan Aldrich

    Everyone's favorite. out of focus pictures of unappealing/half eaten food stuffs.

  • Migs Calleja

    Photos of the family.

  • Sander Theeuwes

    I would show pictures of all kind of beautiful animals.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1420053405 Emilio Dia.

    Photos of my trips

  • Brian Getchel

    Photos of my cat

  • Cody Robinett

    Photos of concerts I go to.

  • http://twitter.com/midelus Mark Weippert

    It seems Photo Wall FX IS compatible with my old HTC Desire, so, I'm trying out the free version for now. As for which photos will I showcase? Photos of my family, pretty much the only ones I take with my phone.

  • RemoteSojourner

    Photos of all the things!

  • Alessandro Tucci

    Photos of my daily life

  • solecontro

    Photos of my own photos :P

  • pepperonijack

    I would use Photo Wall FX with photos I took during a trip to New York City.

  • http://twitter.com/watermelondog watermelondog

    photos of my beautiful kids

  • tranceformer978

    My travel pictures.

  • http://twitter.com/S_Kamalesh Kamalesh

    My new N7 , I am going to receive from handy apps!!!

  • jameshanna

    Always up for winning free tablets.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1668665952 Jáchym Šlik

    Photos of nature.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=588732906 Christian Collet

    I would have pictures from my wedding!

  • jacinto1234

    Photos of friends and family!

  • TIm

    Very cool!

  • http://blog.ravrahn.net/ Owen Cassidy

    Abstract stuff, like bokeh. The kind of stuff you get as default wallpapers on the Nexus devices.

  • Kyle Johnson

    I would show pictures of my trip to Costa Rica.

  • http://filmitnow.moonfruit.com/ Brandon Wood

    I would showcase photos of my girlfriend. :)

  • dp03

    thanks, would use it with pictures of my 23 lb cat and my daughter.

  • Thomas Garrett

    I'll probably use some MC Escher art for my pictures :)

  • Kevin Faaborg

    I would display fun scenic photos like for when i visit Disney and when I get wonderful sunsets while travelling.

  • http://profiles.google.com/grremlin Konstantin Vishnevsky

    I'd display my macro and close-up shots

  • duplissi

    definitely my instagram pics of my cat.

  • Ron

    Pictures of my food

  • ciasaboark

    photos of family

  • Ordy

    With photos of contrasting things that look a bit similar - like planets and dust particles, water streams and rivers of lava, etc.

  • SefEXE

    I would very muchly enjoy a Nexus 7!

  • SefEXE

    and I would share picture of the beach that I'm 10 minutes away from!

  • piXel

    Wooohoooo, would be nice to put my hands on it ];->

  • http://www.facebook.com/ton.sitthikorn Ton Sitthikorn

    Photos of my journeys :)

  • Marc Karasek

    Wow a free Nexus to add to my Android Phone/Tablet Collection

  • http://profiles.google.com/dc4316 Ismael Rodriguez

    Count me in. I'm always looking for interesting backgrounds and the Nexus 7 looks great.

  • http://profiles.google.com/dc4316 Ismael Rodriguez

    Ha, I forgot to answer the question. I'd probably throw in random pics of friends and family. Fun times, man.

  • http://twitter.com/francoamerican5 Frank Messner

    Photos of my two nyan cats!