partner iDevices -- the company that pioneered the before diving into smart-home technology with the and -- is launching their entrée into smart lighting. The iDevices Socket is an $80 retrofit gadget that fits between light fixtures and regular light bulbs. Any bulb you screw into the Socket will be granted app-connected dimming, scheduling and remote control.
While the $80 price point might seem a little high, the big appeal of the Socket is that you can keep your own light bulbs. If you're partial to a particular aesthetic, the Socket should keep you happy while also expanding your smart lighting features.
We covered the iDevices Socket during available online today and at select retailers later this summer. For more info on the Socket, ., but the product is officially