mic_888 · Oct 29, 2010 at 06:00 am

Display Your Device Electric Current with CurrentWidget

If you’re interested in how much electric current your device is using from the battery or receiving from the charger, take a look at CurrentWidget. It may sound odd, but actually the widget can be used to monitor the currents of different builds as suggested by XDA forum member Matzemink.

The XDA member came across the widget and thought it was so useful that he posted the apk in the forums. Developed by Ran Manor, CurrentWidget refreshes at up to 30 second intervals.  If you want to check the standby current, you can set the update interval to 1 minutes and leave your Android device for 10 minutes to check the standby current.

You must unplug the charger and it seems that a working battery driver is also required.

To try out CurrentWidget and post your results, check out the discussion thread. CurrentWidget is also available for free in the Market, and a Donate version is also available.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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