As nouns the difference between news and shovelware
is that news
is (latest) news while shovelware
is (computing|slang|derogatory) a haphazard collection of software assembled in terms of quantity rather than quality.
New information of interest.
- Is there any news about the storm?
Reports of current events broadcast via media such as newspapers or television.
- That was not much news in the press release.
- Did you listen to the news tonight?
(computing, internet) posts published on newsgroups
- The news is that Mr. Jones died yesterday from cancer.
* bad news
* good news
* hard news
* local news
* national news
* news agency
* news feature
* news report
* news reporter
* news station
* news stream
* no news is good news
* slow news day
* soft news
* that's news to me
* world news
* breaking news
* news feed
(computing, slang, derogatory) A haphazard collection of software assembled in terms of quantity rather than quality.
(media, slang) Traditional media content, such as printed news reports, republished hastily on the Internet without considering the needs and capabilities of that medium.