It's sturdier than a fork, and it's made to shave off delicious bits of chocolate for garnishes. It can also break high-quality bars into chocolate chips, as recommended by Dorie Greenspan yesterday.
There are some additional uses for a chocolate chipper, though; these are great for flaking ice into smaller chunks and bits. Do you use a chocolate/ice chipper?
The model above is only available in bulk for restaurants and other food professionals. They're available through Minnesota Ice Picks for $3.79 apiece. You can also buy a comparable model through Amazon for $5.95.