I read quite a lot of manga and comic books on my Macbook (with FFView). I've always thought it'd be ace to read it portrait style, propped up on its side e.g http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2006/08/vertical_powerbook_as_an_ebook.html#comments ..but surely it doesn't do it any good?! Or am I underestimating/misunderstanding the architecture of macbooks and laptops in general? I'm hesitant to even try it for fear of long term damage. Plus, I suppose the slightly rounded edges on the lcd probably won't stand up very securely either.