(名詞) 聽 iPod 或其他類似裝置時沒有注意周遭環境或周遭所發生之事的情況。
最近出現的類似片語還有 technological autism (科技自閉症) 和 cellphone zombieism (手機僵屍症)。
AA patrols claim MP3s, mobile phones and other high-tech devices are becoming a deadly distraction. AA president Edmund King, said: "We can't stop the march of technology, but we need to halt the iPod pedestrian, cycle and driver zombies. Whether on two feet, two wheels or four, too many people are suffering from so-called iPod oblivion."
—Mark Ellis, "The iPodestrians: 17 road accidents a day caused by people listening to gadgets," The Mirror, August 8, 2010
Tonight's episode takes us upmarket, to Bel Air, opening with a terrifying domestic scene in which a father witnesses a masked intruder advancing on his daughter, who is in iPod oblivion.
—David Stubbs, "Tonight's TV highlights," The Guardian, August 5, 2010