Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Kotaku's gargantuan summer loot guide, how to convert a non-gamer in 30 minutes,
- You can currently get up to 50 per cent off Swann security products from Dick Smith. For more online bargains, head to our Hump Day Deals page.
- Kotaku has published a huge summer loot guide to the best gaming paraphernalia on the market. (Note: a lot of these products appeared on our Christmas guide last year but many have since fallen in price.)
- Gizmodo recently got its hands on Google’s beautiful Project Ara modular smartphone. You can read their first impressions here.
- In this funny video from Russian YouTuber Mr TV Cow, a Jedi and Sith show off their "enhanced" lightsabres to increasingly ridiculous effect.
- Is it possible to "convert" an non-gamer in 30 minutes? In a bid to find out, we tasked our colleague Rae Johnston with attempting to win over the biggest anti-gamer in the office. Click here to see the video.