Hewlett-Packard says its firware updates for servers are valuable intellectual property, and soon the company will charge for access.
The pint-sized HP Chromebox is packed with business-friendly features and a hulking Core i7 processor.
HP's ZBook 15 is a top-flight performer, but it's anything but light.
The granted and pending patents cover fundamental mobile OS technology, Qualcomm said.
What's old is new again on a handful of HP desktops and laptops.
The company will launch two phablet-sized devices in an emerging market where Samsung and Nokia are on fire.
It's unclear when this Chromebook will be more widely available, but expect online sales to begin soon.
HP has unveiled its second-generation all-in-one workstation, the Z1 G2 with its graphics and processor boost and a 27-inch display with optional touch capabilities.
The Chromebook owns just 1 percent of the PC market, but may find long-term success in the classroom.
In addition to its first all-in-one to run Android 4.3 instead of Windows, the company also announced several new Windows laptops and desktops at CES.