Patent Number: 7,711,325

Title: Electronic apparatus, computer system, and communication control method

Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus comprises a wireless communication device configured to conduct wireless communication with an external apparatus, a switch connected to a radio frequency circuit of the wireless communication device, and configured to couple an RF signal input and output port of the radio frequency circuit to one of a wireless communication antenna and a cable connected to the external apparatus, and a control module configured to control the switch to switch a mode of conducting communication with the external apparatus between a wireless communication mode and a wired communication mode, a wireless signal being transmitted and received between the external apparatus and the wireless communication device through the wireless communication antenna in the wireless communication mode, the wireless signal being transmitted and received between the external apparatus and the wireless communication device through the cable in the wired communication mode.

Inventors: Sathath; Anwar (Ome, JP), Kaji; Koichi (Hidaka, JP)

Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

International Classification: H04B 7/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018