by Tomas Persson
Now as open source!: http://www.github.com/mudderman/battstatt
A simple home screen widget that displays the current battery charge in a literal way instead of a meter. A small text will also be displayed if the phone is charging. 3 Sizes are available: 4x1, 2x1 and 1x1.
It's Always Better to Know Where You Stand — Seeing as how most Androids die fairly quickly, especially mine, I've found that not knowing exactly how much battery you have can prove most disappointing when you think you have tons of charge but then it ends up dying right after you depart from home.