Speck and Thule are among the top hardshell case brands, according to Heavy. Hornettek, iPearl and STM also manufacture hardshell cases for laptops and other mobile devices.
Speck produces hardshell cases for the MacBook Pro and MacBook Pro with Retina Display. The snap-on cases are available in numerous colors and do not obstruct any laptop ports.
Thule offers rugged, heavy-duty hardhsell cases for the MacBook Pro and iPhone. These locking, shock-absorbent cases protect devices from impact damage. The cases are also compatible with Thule's anti-scratch protectors.
The company iPearl produces hardshell cases for the iPhone, iPad, MacBook, Kindle, Nook and other devices. Customers may choose a stock color, or create custom cases from uploaded photos.