Video Review: Is Turntable.fm the Future of Online Music Services?

Online music listening service Turntable.fm, which lets you simultaneously chat and share songs or entire albums with dozens online via custom DJed virtual concerts, combines music with social networking and video games. Small wonder it's become a smash hit with hipsters and members of the technorati alike, and potentially the greatest threat to productivity since Facebook, Twitter and text messaging that the US has ever faced.

Among 2011's most promising new services, in the latest episode of technology video series Gear Up, we review the service to take a closer look at what makes Turntable.fm so special, and what makes it tick. Tune in to find out why the digital time waster's got so many humming a happy tune, and whether there's truly a chart-topping future in store for it.

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