Week In Tech: PUBG Vikendi Map, World’s Cheapest TV, PUBG PS4 Price And More (Nov 26 - Dec 1)

Written By Tech Desk | Mumbai | Published:


  • Reports say that PUBG Mobile users will soon be able to install a new map called Vikendi
  • Detel D1 LCD TV came to India this week at a price of Rs 4,999

We saw a lot of launches and excitement this week in technology starting with Detel announcing India’s cheapest LCD TV at Rs 4,999. We also saw PUBG Vikendi map surfacing online. Saavn, on the other hand, created a lot of buzz with its JioSaavn music streaming app coming soon on mobile phones.

In case you are looking for a quick tech roundup here's what happened in Tech this week, check out the important stories we covered between November 26 and December 1, 2018.

PUBG Vikendi map leaked ahead of the official release

Reports say that PUBG Mobile users will soon be able to install a new map called Vikendi. The map is said to be bigger than Sanhok but smaller than Erangel. Additionally, Vikendi is a snowy map. This led to a widespread speculation that it will release sometime in late December. Rumour has it that PUBG Vikendi map is likely to release for Sony PS4 in December coinciding with the release of PUBG console version.

World’s cheapest TV announced in India

Detel D1 LCD TV came to India this week at a price of Rs 4,999. The screen measures 19-inches, which should be ideal for those looking for an extremely affordable option currently available in the market. and is now even available for purchase in India. Early adopters get a discount of Rs 1,000, further bringing its cost down to Rs 3,999.

JioSaavn music streaming app launch imminent

In a series of tweets, Saavn confirmed that JioSaavn update is imminent. Saavn also confirmed that this is going to bring a major design overhaul. the upcoming JioSaavn app will be free to stream with ads. But Jio users will benefit from a 90-day free trial of JioSaavn Pro features. JioSaavn paid subscription will be useful in case someone is looking for ad-free streaming experience and offline music streaming.

PUBG PS4 price in India, release date and more

PUBG PS4 will be released on December 7, 2018. Currently, PUBG for PS4 is available to pre-order. Interested gamers can pre-order so that they will be able to start enjoying PUBG as soon as the game becomes globally available to the masses.

LinkedIn faces legal tension in Ireland

Privacy concerns were raised after LinkedIn targeted 18 million non-LinkedIn users through Facebook advertising, as per Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) report. It was reportedly based on LinkedIn’s activities during the first half of 2018. DPC said that LinkedIn immediately addressed the issue and took action necessary action.