Review: Flow Wireless Headphones with Hybrid Noise Cancellation

You can spend a lot on headphones endorsed by celebrities, but you don't always get what you pay for. Instead, try the FLOW Wireless Hybrid Noise Canceling Headphones ($279.99) from Cleer. These are well-designed, well-built, comfortable, and stylish headphones that justify the higher price.

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They sport a beautiful design and are sold in two color choices, black or silver, with some accent colors (extra "rings" supplied.) The FLOW headphones are comfortable to wear thanks to their large, comfortable earcups and padded headband. They offer hybrid noise canceling, which is a combination of active and passive noise suppression (up to 30 decibels worth) They deliver 20 hours of playback in wireless mode, and can also be used with the included aux cable. They even include an in-flight adapter for use on an airplane, where the noise canceling can really help.

Pros

  • Beautiful design
  • Two color choices
  • Hybrid noise canceling
  • Large, comfortable earcups
  • Wired or wireless with 20 hours of playback

Cons

  • Pricey

Final Verdict

If you have the budget, the FLOW Wireless Hybrid Noise Canceling Headphone from Cleer will justify the price. 

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Todd Bernhard is a bestselling (6+ million downloads) award-winning (AARP, About.com, BestAppEver.com, Digital Hollywood, and Verizon) developer and founder of NoTie.NET, an app developer specializing in Talking Ringtone apps including AutoRingtone. And his profile photo is of the last known sighting of Mr. Bernhard wearing a tie, circa 2007!

An iPhone is almost always attached to his hip or in his pocket, but over the years, Mr. Bernhard has owned an Apple Newton, a Motorola Marco, an HP 95LX, a Compaq iPaq, a Palm Treo, and a Nokia e62. In addition to writing for iPhone Life, Mr. Bernhard has written for its sister publications, PocketPC Magazine and The HP Palmtop Paper.