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Sprint cell phone customers now have the ability to view nearby apartments for rent on select Sprint or Nextel phones thanks to a new tool from Smarter Agent. The Smarter Agent tool, dubbed "Apts for Rent," uses GPS technology to deliver information about the closest available apartments without requiring the customer to enter an address or ZIP code. Smarter Agent pioneered the use of GPS technology for real estate with its tool that enables cell phone users to check on nearby available homes for sale. The company is based in Philadelphia and signed a deal with Sprint last year to launch a service that displays recently sold homes on users' cell phones. Property information for the new rental tool is provided by Apartments.com, a national online apartment Internet Listing Service affili...